Jacob received his B.A. from the University of Washington and his law degree, magna cum laude, from the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i.
In Law School, Jacob worked as a research assistant to Professors David L. Callies and Diane Desierto, and also completed two internships in Asia. Jacob received the C. Jepson Garland Writing Award from the Hawai‘i State Bar Association Real Property and Financial Services Section, and served as a Technical Editor of the University of Hawai‘i Law Review. He also received several CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for the highest grade in Legal Research, Legal Practice I, State and Local Government and Finance, International Ocean Law, and International Humanitarian & Human Rights Law in ASEAN.
- J.D., William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i., magna cum laude
- B.A., University of Washington
Jacob is co-author of “State Preemption of Popular Local Regulation: An Analysis of Syngenta Seeds, Inc. v. County of Kauai,” published by The Urban Lawyer, Spring 2015.