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Chad Jacobs, Associate, has over a decade of experience representing local governments in all aspects of municipal law. He began his career with the San Francisco City Attorney's Office, where he rose to the position of Senior Deputy City Attorney and was head of the office's Ethics and Elections Team. Upon arriving in Oregon, Chad continued his service to local governments as the General Counsel for the League of Oregon Cities, where he represented the interests of all of Oregon's 242 incorporated cities. In his career, Chad has drafted numerous charter provisions, ballot measures, ordinances and regulations, and has provided legal advice to public officials at all levels of city government. Chad has been an instructor for the Oregon Local Leadership Institute and has provided training seminars to several cities and counties as well as to various government organizations. Chad is member of the Oregon City Attorney’s Association and the Government Law Section of the Oregon State Bar and has served on several legislative and rulemaking advisory committees. Chad received his undergraduate degree from American University and attained his law degree from University of California, Hastings College of Law.
In his spare time, Chad spends as much time as possible outdoors enjoying Oregon's open spaces. Chad enjoys the outdoors with his wife, Cori, and their two children, Izzy and Beckett as well as their dog, Albie. When not outdoors or spending time with his family, Chad can often be found cheering for sports teams from his native state of Ohio including the Cleveland Indians, Browns and Cavaliers as well as the Ohio State Buckeyes.