Jake C. Weaver

Jake C. Weaver

Associate

Jake C. Weaver

Associate

Jake Weaver’s practice encompasses all aspects of general and complex civil litigation. 

Through his strong analytical skills, Jake assists clients in navigating the ever-changing laws and regulations facing business owners in California. By utilizing an informed and practical approach, Jake is able to develop both legal and non-legal solutions to secure successful and cost-effective results for clients.

Experience

  • Manage voluminous electronic document review and production.
  • Oversee forensic document collection and issues relating to the discovery and production of metadata.
  • Successfully defend winemakers in a case involving allegations of wine fraud.  Obtained a complete dismissal with prejudice on a motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
  • Draft demand letter resulting in favorable settlement in a dispute involving a commercial lease agreement.
  • Conduct legal research and draft comprehensive legal memoranda on a variety of civil litigation matters.
  • Draft argument section in Appellant’s Opening Brief for submission to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in pro bono case.
  • Draft Bid Protest Letter on behalf of a large construction company.
  • Work closely with litigation team in preparing an opposition to demurrer on behalf of a financial lending institution in a case involving over 25 causes of action and a potential award in excess of $10 million.
     

Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Mock Trial Coach, McGeorge School of Law
  • Board Member, Barristers' Club of Sacramento
  • Newsletter Editor, Federal Bar Association, Sacramento Chapter
  • Former Member, Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court

Honors And Rankings

  • Sacramento Magazine, Top Lawyer, General Litigation, 2016
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Externship, Chief Justice Morrison C. England, Jr., United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, 2013
  • Best Advocate and Finalist, Tenth Annual Buffalo-Niagara Invitational Trial Competition, 2013
  • Best Cross Examination, McGeorge, Southern Illinois and Golden Gate Challenge, 2013
  • Top Advocate, Ben Frantz Trial Competition, 2012
     

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