The people’s judge really needs to be one who understands every-day, real-world problems and particularly the intersection of how one bad choice can have a life-altering, snowball effect.
— General district court judgeship candidate Jessica H. Foster
Jessica Harbeson Foster
• Age: 40
• Work: Partner, Foster McCollam law firm, Manassas, 2016-present; JH Foster Law, 2015-16; Olmstead & Olmstead, 2010-15; prosecutor, Frederick County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, 2009-10.
• Home: Near Remington.
• Education: Law Degree, Western Michigan University, 2009; bachelor’s degree, criminal justice, George Mason University, 2006; associate’s degree, administration of justice, Northern Virginia Community College, 2004; la Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 2002; Athenee Royal d’Ottignies in Ottignies (high school), Belgium, 1999.
• Family: Husband Brett, 42; daughter Bailey, 8, and son, Brady, 6.
• Hobbies: Camping, reading and traveling.