St. Paul, MN, August 24, 2016 - The Jacobson Law Group (Jacobson, Magnuson, Anderson & Halloran, P.C.), a Saint Paul, Minnesota law firm, is pleased to announce that Benjamin N. Pachito has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. Ben comes to the Jacobson Law Group after serving as law clerk to Chief Judge Edward O’Connell of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court in Connecticut.
Ben is an enrolled member of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians. He received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, his master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Central Florida, and his law degree from George Washington University. While attending law school, Ben worked for the Association on American Indian Affairs, interned for the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Tribal Justice, and clerked for the Navajo Nation Supreme Court. Ben also served as managing editor of the George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law.
“Ben's academic and professional background show that he is committed to serving Indian communities,” said the firm's Managing Shareholder Mark Anderson. “We believe that Ben’s abilities and dedication to a career in Indian law will serve our clients very well. We are excited to have him join the firm and look forward to working with him.”
The Jacobson Law Group (Jacobson, Magnuson, Anderson & Halloran, P.C.) is one of the leading Indian law firms in the United States. Founded in 1983, the firm enjoys a national reputation for excellence in providing legal services to Indian Country. We are an Indian Economic Enterprise and all our attorneys have made Indian law the focus of their careers.