Ms. Jackson is a 1974 graduate of the Washington College of Law.
Upon graduation from WCL, Ms. Jackson joined the United States Treasury Department's Office of Revenue Sharing working in a new program that provided unrestricted grants to thousands of State and local governments. There she drafted regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of handicap, resulting in the first curb cuts and use of sign language in public meetings in many localities. In 1986 she joined the Bureau of Public Debt, where she has a wide variety of responsibilities, including providing legal advice on FOIA, marketing of Treasury securities, and representing the legal office on the Bureau's Internet Committee. From November 1996 through March 1997 she was detailed to the White House Counsel's Office, where she assisted in the vetting process, researching candidates for presidential appointments requiring senatorial approval. She ended her career as the ethics official for the Bureau's Washington office.
Along with her participation on the Dean's Advisory Counsel, Ms. Jackson is one of the founding members of the Black Alumni Association, Washington College of Law (BAA/WCL, Inc.) and hosts an annual reception for new students at the beginning of the school year.