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Kevin Jacoby

Senior 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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Operation Table Rock Part II: Law Enforcement Comes Asking for More Taxpayer Money

As predicted in our first Operation Table Rock post, Oregon law enforcement is leveraging misleading hemp enforcement statistics to seek…

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OLCC and ODA Field Testing on Hemp and Marijuana Raises Questions

As noted in Brett Mulligan’s update on OLCC’s Operation Table Rock, and OLCC’s own press release on the subject, preliminary…

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OPINION: OLCC Has Only Itself to Blame for the Rise of Illicit Marijuana Grows in Southern Oregon

As noted in my previous posts this summer, law enforcement in Southern Oregon has been bitten by the Reefer Madness…


Jackson County Code Enforcement Against Greenhouses Runs Afoul of State Law

In my Reefer Madness 2.0 post, I referenced that one aspect of the war on cannabis in Southern Oregon are…