Jessica Hernandez is a criminal defense attorney at MayesTelles PLLC with over thirteen years of legal experience. Jessica is an Arizona native, originally from Superior Arizona. She graduated with honors from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Jessica’s legal experience includes two prestigious federal clerkships with judges on both the U.S. District Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition to her experience as a criminal defense attorney and civil litigator, she also worked as a prosecutor with the Yavapai County Attorney’s Office. Throughout her career Jessica handled felony and misdemeanor cases of all types. She has a passion for defending the rights of individuals ad communities who voices too often go unheard, in particular theLGBT and Latino communities.

Term: 2019 – 2021