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Jason was born in Peoria, Illinois and was raised in the Chicago suburbs. After graduating high school, he attended Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. In college, he founded and was President of the Johnson & Wales University Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, and also sat on the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island ACLU and Rhode Island Coalition Against the Death Penalty. Upon graduation from JWU, he was honored as Civil Libertarian of the Year by the ACLU chapter he founded, and was awarded the university's Senior Service Award, given to the graduating senior who contributed the most to student life during their tenure at the university. In 2009 Jason was honored as an Alumni Leader by the university.


After college, Jason enrolled as part of the Charter Class of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law. He once again founded a chapter of the ACLU, at the Boyd School of Law, and served as its President for three years. For three consecutive years Jason received a Community Service Scholarship, awarded by the Boyd School of Law. He graduated from UNLV with his Juris Doctorate in May 2002, and was also awarded the Dean's Award for Outstanding Service. Jason also studied abroad in 2001 at Oxford University, New College, in Oxford, England.


Jason has been admitted to practice law in the State of Texas, the State of Nevada, the District of Columbia, the United States District Court, District of Nevada, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He has also sat on the Board of Directors of the ACLU of Nevada, and is currently a member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Student Press Law Center. In August 2008 the Board of Governors of the State Bar appointed Jason to the Fee Dispute Arbitration Committee. Jason has also been an instructor in Education Law at the University of Texas School of Law and Austin Bar Association's People's Law School.


 

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  1. Education: 60%
  2. Litigation: 40%

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7881 W. Charleston Blvd. Suite 165
Las Vegas, NV, 89117

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201007/16/2016
DCActive 200707/10/2016
NVActive200206/11/2016
INTemporary AdmissionUnknown07/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Dean's Award for Outstanding ServiceUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law2002
Community Service ScholarshipUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law2001
Community Service ScholarshipUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law2000
Community Service ScholarshipUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Bach Law Firm, LLC2003 - Present
AttorneyPotter Law Offices2002 - 2003
Law ClerkPotter Law Offices1999 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Council of Parent Attorneys and AdvocatesMember2014 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Nevada, Fee Dispute CommitteeMember2008 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2007 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember2002 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember1992 - Present
American Civil Liberties Union of NevadaBoard of Directors1998 - 2001
American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode IslandBoard of Directors1993 - 1996
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Nevada Lawyer MagazineAn LRIS Success Story2007
Communique (Clark County Bar)Educating the Educators2004
Brigham Young University Law ReviewThe Drafting of Student Conduct Codes2003
Nevada Lawyer MagazineStudent Without Rights: The Elimination of Constitutional and Civil Rights, As They Apply to Minors2000
Nevada JournalCracking the Code1999
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Oxford University, New College, Oxford, EnglandLawInternational Human Rights2001
Johnson and Wales UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Houston Area Independent Schools Admissions Group WorkshopEducation Law2016