Jason R. Weber

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Jason Weber is a 2013 graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and joins the ranks of the Education Law Section as one of the firm’s many former teachers. Jason holds undergraduate degrees from Hope College in Michigan in Political Science, minoring in Business Management. After graduating, Jason served as a 5th Grade teacher at Clark Street Elementary in Vance County. Prior to joining Tharrington Smith, Jason served as associate counsel and interim general counsel at the North Carolina State Board of Education. During his law school career, several internships were dedicated to state and local boards of education, and his volunteer activities included youth and veteran advocacy.

Jason is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the Wake County Bar Association and the 10th Judicial District Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association Education Law Section, and the American Bar Association. He dedicates his personal time to Habitat for Humanity, World Relief Durham, Urban Ministries of Durham, and participates in a rescue network for Great Pyrenees dogs. Jason lives in Durham with his wife and two rescue dogs. He enjoys outdoor activities and is an avid runner and Detroit Red Wings hockey enthusiast.

Education

Wake Forest University School of Law

  • Juris Doctor May 2013
  • Recipient, American Bar Association and The Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property Law
  • Volunteer: Youth Advocacy Group, Pro Bono Project, and Veteran’s Advocacy Law Organization

Hope College Holland, MI

  • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Political Science June 2007
  • Minor in Business Management

Memberships & Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, Member, 2013
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member, 2013
  • 10th Judicial District Bar, Member, 2013
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association

Professional Experience

  • North Carolina State Board of Education, Associate Attorney January 2014 – 2018
  • North Carolina State Board of Education, Legal Fellow September – December 2013
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Research Assistant for Professor Wendy Parker January 2012 – May 2013
  • Teach for America / Clark Street Elementary School, Henderson, NC, 5th Grade Teacher & Department Chair, June 2008 – June 2010
  • Development Strategies, Inc. Holland, MI, Associate Consultant, July 2007 – June 2008
  • Park Theatre Holland, MI, Assistant General Manager, October 2007 – June 2008

Community Engagement

  • Carolina Great Pyrenees Rescue
  • Urban Ministries of Durham
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • SEEDS Chicken Brigade
  • World Relief Durham

Practice Areas:

Education Law

Connect:

jweber@tsmithlaw.com
919-821-4711

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