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Jacob Wessel

Jacob Wessel

Idaho Falls attorney Jacob Wessel became a partner and shareholder of the firm in January 2012. Jake primarily represents plaintiffs who have suffered discrimination in the workplace based upon their race, religion, age, disability, or national origin. Jake was lead counsel in several court and jury trials in state and federal courts in Idaho, successfully proving violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other state and federal statutes. He also settled many federal and state employment law cases short of trial.

In addition to employment law, Jake also litigates personal injury claims, contract disputes, breaches of fiduciary duty, bad faith insurance claims, commercial litigation and domestic matters.

 

EDUCATION:
Brigham Young University B.A. 2002
University of Iowa College of Law J.D. 2006
Finalist – Baskerville Moot Court Competition (2005)
Moot Court Board (2006)

 

ADMISSIONS:

Idaho Supreme Court
United States District Court of Idaho

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE WORK:

  • Obtained $250,000 settlement against an insurance company regarding a coverage claim.
  • Obtained six-figure jury verdict in federal district court on an Americans with Disabilities Act claim.
  • Obtained six-figure settlement in an overtime and wrongful termination lawsuit.
  • Obtained six-figure judgment in Idaho district court on an unpaid wages claim.

 

Email Mr. Wessel: wessel@thwlaw.com

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