Jacob joined Strong-Garner-Bauer, P.C. in 2017 after clerking at the Supreme Court of Missouri for the Honorable Zel M. Fischer. He became a shareholder in the firm in 2023.
Jacob received his law degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law in 2014, where he received the Wilbur L. Pollard Law Review Honor Award and was one of ten graduating law students selected to be inducted into the Order of the Barristers.
During law school, Jacob was the Managing Editor of the UMKC Law Review, a member of the National Mock Trial Team, and interned with the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Missouri, Greene County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, and the Jackson County Public Defender's Office.
Prior to law school, Jacob received his Bachelor of Science in Criminology, with minors in Psychology and Sociology, and a Master of Science in Criminology from Missouri State University. He is a lifetime native of Southwest Missouri, having grown up in Aurora.
- Missouri, 2014
- U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2017
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2020
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
- Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
- The Missouri Bar Association
- American Bar Association
Honors & Awards
- Missouri Lawyer's Weekly Legal Champion Award
- Wilbur L. Pollard Law Review Honor Award
- Order of the Barristers
- Managing Editor of the UMKC Law Review
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Master of Science, Criminology Missouri State University - Graduate School
B.S., Criminology with a Minor in Psychology & Sociology Missouri State University - University
Juris Doctorate University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law - Graduate SchoolKansas City , MO 2014