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Kevin Jacoby

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

Admissions
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Oregon State Court
Oregon Federal Court
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal

Kevin Jacoby

Kevin's Blog Posts

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OLCC: Anything You Say Can and Will be Used Against You – Even in Settlement Negotiations

In a recent contested case hearing I participated in, the OLCC’s case presenter (the term used for the agency’s representative…

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OLCC’s Delta-8 THC Interpretation May Not Be Enforceable

In our breaking news article last week, I reported that OLCC opined in a webinar to the Oregon State Bar’s…

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To Some Cannabis Companies, a State Fine Is Devastating. To Cura, It Was a Speed Bump.

THIS ARTICLE IN WW HIGHLIGHTS ONE OF GREEN LIGHT LAW GROUP'S CLIENTS. ATTORNEY KEVIN JACOBY CONTRIBUTED BACKGROUND REPORTING. In April…

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BREAKING NEWS: OLCC Determines Delta-8 THC To Be A Prohibited Additive For Recreational Marijuana Processors

In a webinar put on by OLCC personnel for the Oregon State Bar’s Cannabis Law section, OLCC personnel discussed the…