Jacob Zweig

Former Legal Intern
Academic Background:

J.D., in progress at Univeristy of California, Hastings College of the Law (expected 2013); B.A., Music, University of California, Berkeley (1999)

Work Experience:

Legal Intern: American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada; Judicial Extern: Chambers of Hon. Jeffrey S. White, U.S. District Court, N.D. California; Legal Assistant: Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP (Tampa, FL) and Girard & Equitz, LLP (San Francisco, CA)

Legal Interests:

Copyright, Privacy, and First and Fourth Amendment Issues

Bio/Other Interests:

I grew up in Palo Alto, CA and have mostly lived in the San Francisco Bay Area ever since. After college, I spent several years composing and performing electronic music before deciding to attend law school. I still enjoy writing music and playing classical guitar. In 2013, I will begin a clerkship with Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

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