Director of Legal Advocacy & Law Enforcement Support, Atlanta Humane Society’s Animal Cruelty Unit
Jessica Rock is the Director of Legal Advocacy & Law Enforcement Support with the Atlanta Humane Society’s Animal Cruelty Unit. She provides expertise to law enforcement, animal control officers and prosecutors from the crime scene to the courtroom for animal abuse cases, including animal cruelty and dog fighting anywhere in Georgia. She also provides free training on animal abuse investigations and prosecutions and the link between animal abuse and other crimes for law enforcement, animal control officers, prosecutors, judges, and veterinarians. In addition to her speaking engagements, she also works diligently drafting laws related to animals in Georgia on both the state and local levels. She is the current Chair of the Animal Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and on the executive board of the National Coalition on Violence Against Animals.