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Jacob Wassenaar

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A native of Pella, Iowa, Jake is an associate in the firm's litigation division. He graduated with distinction from the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law, where he served as an articles editor on the Arizona Law Review and a senior writing fellow for the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process. He also served on the leadership team of Innovation for Justice, a legal-innovation lab promoting access to justice.

Prior to law school, Jake taught English in Taiwan on a Fulbright grant. He later served as the coordinator for Refugee RISE Global Youth Connections, an AmeriCorps program in Des Moines. Jake received his undergraduate degree from Central College in Pella.

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Fulbright Scholar

AmeriCorps (Refugee RISE Global Youth Connections)

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Legal: University of Arizona, J.D., 2022, with distinction

Undergraduate: Central College, B.A., 2016, summa cum laude

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