Jacob is an articling student with Chivers Carpenter. Before joining the firm in 2017, Jacob completed his LL.B. and B.C.L. at McGill University Faculty of Law. At McGill, he was awarded the S. Frances Norych Scholarship and the Maurice Alexander Scholarship, both for academic excellence, as well as the Joseph Cohen Award for overall contributions to the Faculty.
During his studies, Jacob clerked for the Chief Justice of Quebec in Montreal and served as a research assistant to a constitutional and family law professor. In addition, he served as a director of the union representing McGill research assistants. He also completed pro bono placements at a housing and welfare rights organization, a local legal information clinic, and a refugee support organization. During his final summer of law school, Jacob worked in the office of Alberta’s Minister of Justice and Solicitor General through the Alberta Ministerial Intern Program.
Before entering law, Jacob studied social sciences in Bremen, Germany and Paris, France. He is an avid traveler and a long-distance runner.
- Student-at-law, Law Society of Alberta, 2017
- LL.B. and B.C.L., McGill University, 2016
- B.A. (Integrated Social Sciences), Jacobs University Bremen, 2011
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
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- Executive Member, Canadian Intern Association
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