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Kevin Jacoby

Partner, Litigation Attorney

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With more than a dozen years of experience in all aspects of complex commercial litigation, Kevin Jacoby has focused his career on advising small to medium-sized businesses both in litigation matters and in all aspects of administrative compliance and employment relations. In addition to business-to-business litigation, Kevin has devoted a significant amount of his practice to administrative law.

Kevin is a tireless advocate on behalf of his clients, advising them through the initial stages of a dispute, through trial, and on appeal. He has taken on powerful interests, including the State of Oregon, to vindicate his clients’ rights, all while being mindful of his clients’ business and budgetary needs.

Kevin is licensed to practice in Oregon state courts, federal courts, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a graduate of Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon, earning honors in legal research and writing. He earned his Bachelor of Arts at Portland State University, majoring in anthropology. Prior to attending law school, and while he was working on his undergraduate degree, he was part owner of a coffee shop in St. Johns.

A Pacific Northwest native, Kevin was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington. He has lived in Oregon for more than 15 years. In his spare time, he enjoys reading science fiction and fantasy novels, music, and embarrassing his two teenagers.

Professional Activities
Member – Oregon State Bar Cannabis Law Section
Member – Oregon State Bar Administrative Law Section

Oregon State Court
Oregon Federal Court
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal

Kevin Jacoby

Kevin's Blog Posts

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UPDATE: Jackson County Hearings Officers Agree That the County’s Greenhouse Enforcement Regime Openly Flouts State Law

In my post last summer, I reported that Jackson County Code Enforcement officers had begun citing landowners, tenants and others…

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RECOMMENDED READING: CPA Katye Maxson-Landis in Bloomberg News on the Dark Reality of Cannabis Taxation

CPA Katye Maxson-Landis of Moxy Accounting in Portland, OR was recently published by Bloomberg News. Her op-ed brings attention to…

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Oregon’s Legislative 2022 Session Will Only Increase Illegal Cannabis Activity and Organized Crime

Oregon's legislative 2022 session ended with several bills impacting Oregon’s hemp and marijuana industries. While issues of organized crime and…

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Oregon Hemp License Moratorium Bill Passes First Committee

Senate Bill 1564 (Oregon Hemp License Moratorium Bill) is on the fast track to passage and will impose a moratorium…