​U.S. Navy Reserve

The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
            B.A. in Medieval & Renaissance British History, May 1999
            Minors in English (British Literature) and Political Science
              - The Anglo-Scottish Wars: An Examination of the Leadership Styles and Legacies of

                 Robert the Bruce and Edward I

Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, NJ
            J.D., with honors, May 2003
            Henry J. Raimondo Legislative Fellow, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Trenton, NJ
            Independent Research:
               - Necessity of filling domestic and international legal gaps to effectively manage the 

                  Global War on Terrorism
               - Impact of judicial selection methods on legal outcomes

American Military University - Charles Town, WV
             M.A. in Homeland Security, with honors, November 2009

Licences & Certifications

  • District of Columbia Bar, Admitted 2004
  • ​​Department of Defense Certified Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Victim Advocate, 2015-Present
  • ​​Intelligence Officer, 2005-Present
  • Intelligence Specialist, 2003-2005
  • ​Recruit Chief Petty Officer (SR), Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, 2003​
  • ​​Director, JMAR Unlimited, LLC, Alexandria, VA, 2011-Present
  • ​Deputy Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Washington, DC, 2014-Present
  • ​Assistant General Counsel, National Security Law Branch, FBI, Washington, DC, 2013-2014
  • Special Assistant – Special Agent in Charge San Francisco, FBI, San Francisco, CA, 2011-2012
  • ​Unit Chief - Human Resources Division, FBI, Washington, DC, 2010-2011
  • ​Assistant General Counsel, Employment Law, Litigation Branch, FBI, Washington, DC, 2008-2010
  • ​​Associate, Litigation Department, Saul Ewing LLP, Philadelphia, PA, 2005-2007
  • ​​Associate, Klett Rooney Lieber & Schorling, Labor & Employment, Litigation, and International Business Law Practice Groups, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2005 ​

​​Professional Experience


Together, we can end sexual assault and domestic violence.

We have unlimited potential

...unlimited possibilities.  

Jessika M. A. Rovell​

Coach.  Speaker.  Author. 


  • ​Joint Service Achievement Medal, 2015
  • ​Armed Forces Reserve Medal, 2013
  • ​Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, 2007
  • Bluejacket of the Year - Information Dominance Command Region Washington, DC, 2004
  • Bluejacket of the Year - Office of Naval Intelligence Reserve Unit 0566, 2004
  • ​Rear Admiral Keith Leadership Award, Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, 2003

Jessika M. A. Rovell

Coach.  Speaker.  Author.

Jessika M. A. Rovell is the founder and Director of JMAR Unlimited, LLC.  She is a coach and an attorney with more than twenty years of military, public, and private sector leadership, management, and training experience.  Her areas of expertise include leadership, resiliency, and sexual assault and domestic violence awareness, prevention, and response. 

At JMAR Unlimited, Jessika facilitates her clients’ abilities to unlock their unlimited potential and explore the unlimited possibilities available to them through individual and group coaching.  She also draws on her personal experiences as a sexual assault and domestic violence survivor to present workshops, keynote remarks, articles, and essays that empower audiences and cultivate awareness in a compelling, relatable, and at times humorous way.  

Jessika is also a public sector employment attorney.  She advises and trains executives, supervisors, and employees concerning civil treatment, equal employment opportunity, employment discrimination, alternative dispute resolution, and reasonable accommodations. 

Since 2002, Jessika has served in the U.S. Navy Reserve, enlisting as an Intelligence Specialist before receiving a Direct Commission in 2005.  She currently serves as an Intelligence Officer and a Department of Defense certified Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Victim Advocate.  During the last 14 years, she has supported elements including the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Joint Staff, the Defense Technology Security Administration, the Chief of Naval Operations, and the Office of Naval Intelligence.  She received Joint Service and Navy Achievement Medals, as well as the Bluejacket of the Year and Rear Admiral Keith Leadership Awards for her leadership, training expertise, and development of training programs used nationwide by Navy Reserve intelligence personnel.

Jessika earned a B.A. in medieval and renaissance British history and minors in English and political science at The Pennsylvania State University.  She received a J.D., with honors, from Rutgers School of Law – Camden and an M.A., with honors, in homeland security from American Military University.

Jessika resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her incredible husband, their silly blonde German shepherd, and their crazy Siamese cat.