Jacob Harris

  • 633 Benjamin Way, Phoenix, Oregon 97535
Jacob  Harris

Certifications

Certifications
May 2015 - Present

Oregon State Bar, Member

Work History

Work History
Jun 2015 - Present

Associate Attorney

Law Office of Wendy Levy
  • Advised clients in various criminal and family matters
  • Drafted pleadings
  • Completed numerous legal research memorandums 
  • Managed firm's social media presence 
  • Provided pro bono assistance to low-income clients
May 2013 - Jun 2015

Legal Assistant

Law Office of Wendy Levy
  • Assisted attorney in preparing for trials and court proceedings
  • Prepared legal arguments
  • Tracked hours and billed to clients
  • Identified appropriate laws, judicial decisions, and legal articles for assigned cases
  • Assisted attorney in trial by taking notes and analyzing witness testimony
Sep 2013 - Jan 2014

Oregon Supreme Court Certified Law Student

Lane County Public Defenders
  • Interviewed clients in person and via telephone
  • Participated in plea negotiations with state on behalf of clients 
  • Represented clients in court for diversion and sentencing hearings
  • Drafted and submitted legal memorandum to the court 
Sep 2013 - May 2014

Circulation Desk Assistant

University of Oregon John E. Jaqua Law Library
  • Instructed patrons on how to use reference sources
  • Performed clerical activities such as filing, typing, word processing, and photocopying 
  • Located library materials for patrons
  • Utilized conflict resolution skills with disruptive patrons 
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Legal Assistant

Vincent & Associates
  • Conducted legal research for attorney briefs and memorandum 
  • Assisted attorney in preparing for trials and court proceedings
  • Organized client files
  • Assisted attorney in trial by taking notes and analyzing witness testimony

Education

Education
Sep 2011 - May 2014

Juris Doctorate

University of Oregon School of Law
Sep 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science 

University of Puget Sound

Scholarships and Awards

  • Dean's Scholarship 
  • Oregon State Bar Diversity & Inclusion Bar Exam Grant
  • Oregon Minority Lawyers Bar Exam Scholarship

References

  • Wendy Levy, Supervising Attorney 

        541.636.4787

        wenlevy@gmail.com

  • Tom Fagan, Supervising Attorney

        541.484.2611 Ext. 103

        fagan@lanepds.org

  • Charles Vincent, Supervising attorney

        541.687.6765

        Cvincent@vincentandassociates.net