Professional Experience

Jackie’s practice includes a variety of business matters. She assists clients with forming and operating businesses, including employee hiring, termination, and non-competition agreements, and federal and state wage and hour best practices.  Jackie helps individuals and businesses efficiently navigate and negotiate business transactions such as the purchase and sale of businesses and assets, and by analyzing and drafting contracts, leases, and licenses.  Jackie also represents clients in real estate transactions, including title work and financing.

  • Publications & Presentations

    “Real Property Law Update.” Speaker and co-author. Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors 2013, 2014, 2015

    “A Torrens Law Primer.” Co-author. Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors, 2015

    “How Roads and Rights of Way Are Created and Terminated, and How the Differing Methods Impact Your Clients.” Co-author. Real Estate Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2014

    “Getting There: 7 Ways to Establish Access to Real Property.” Co-author. Real Estate Institute, Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA), 2012

    “The Changing Contours of Torrens Law.” Co-author. Real Estate Institute, MSBA, 2011


  • J.D., cum laude, University of St. Thomas School of Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of St. Thomas


  • Washington State Bar
  • Minnesota State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle
  • King County Bar Association
  • Latino Bar Association of Washington
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