Jacob’s practice is focused on civil litigation.  He graduated from Carroll College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology.  Prior to attending law school, Jacob worked in Montana helping troubled youth.  He graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2018.  While at Gonzaga, Jacob worked in the Elder Law Clinic where he assisted elders in the community with a variety of legal needs.  Following graduation, Jacob’s practice focused on employment law and personal injury.  Since joining Kirkpatrick & Startzel, P.S., his practice now includes civil litigation, particularly in insurance defense and construction law.


  • Carroll College, B.A., 2013
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, JD., 2018, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Spokane County Bar Association
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Jacob enjoys reading, watching the Zags, and adventuring with his girlfriend and their dogs