Jenn Mattingly was born in Charlottesville, Virginia and grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She attended Boston University for undergraduate degree, received her Masters Degree at Claremont Graduate University, and attended lawschool at Duquesne University School of Law. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; and American Association of Justice. In her spare time, Jen enjoys running, hiking, and travel.