Jake grew up in southern Illinois and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. While at Illinois, he majored in both Political Science and Philosophy and graduated in 2010. In 2013, Jake graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in Tempe. While in law school, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, which is the American Bar Association’s official, and the nation’s oldest, law journal for science and technology law.
While in law school, Jake gained experience in criminal law while working as a clerk for the Pima County Attorney’s Office in Tucson and as a student attorney for the Scottsdale City Prosecutor’s Office, where he tried approximately thirty cases under the supervision of a Deputy City Attorney. Jake also gained experience in federal civil law while working as an intern at the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona in Phoenix.
Jake began working at Whitney & Whitney PLLC in August 2013, and he became a partner with the firm in May 2019. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona state and federal courts, and his current caseload includes criminal, dependency, personal injury, and family law cases in Mohave and La Paz Counties.« Back to Attorneys Page