Background

Jake joined Whitaker Chalk in July 2017. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced personal injury litigation in Dallas, Texas, for two years, where he gained significant litigation experience. Jake’s primary practice areas are business litigation and general civil litigation.

Awards & Recognitions

Recognized as a Top Attorney by Fort Worth Magazine in 2018

Areas of Practice

Business Litigation

General Civil Litigation

Construction Litigation

Personal Injury Litigation

 

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas

– Litigation Section

– Business Law Section

– Antitrust and Business Litigation Section

 

Tarrant County Bar Association

 

Texas Young Lawyers Association

– Business Litigation Section

 

American Bar Association

Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court (Associate 2018 – Present)

Education

Baylor University School of Law, Juris Doctor, November 2013

Southern Methodist University, B.B.A. in Finance, cum laude, May 2010


Bar/Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 2014
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