Jacqueline K. Kafka
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Jacqueline K. Kafka belongs to the firm's litigation group. She practices primarily in commercial litigation.
Ms. Kafka was a summer associate at the firm while attending the University of Arizona James E. Rogers School of Law. She was an articles editor for Arizona Law Review, a member of the 2015-2016 Jessup Moot Court competition team, a national competition on international law, and a member of the 2015-2016 National Trial Competition team, which was runner-up in its region. She also clerked at the Pima County Superior Court.
Before attending law school, Ms. Kafka co-authored Obamacare: A Handbook for Employers, while working for TimeForge Labor Management Company. She did her undergraduate work at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. She is a New Mexico native hailing from Las Cruces.
- New Mexico, 2016
- Navajo Nation, 2016
- University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 2016, J.D. summa cum laude
- Texas Tech University, 2012, B.A. in English, minor in Spanish, summa cum laude
Publications & Speeches
- Persuading the Court with Persuasive Authority: Lifting Arizona's Ban on Citations of Memorandum Decisions, 7 Ariz. L. R. 871 (2015).
- Obamacare: A Handbook for Employers, by Anthony Presley, Erik van Gilder, Jacqueline Kafka, Audrey Presley (2013)
- Order of the Coif
- Dean’s List, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
- Distinguished Scholar Scholarship
- Cali Excellence Award for Torts
- Cali Excellence Award for Criminal Procedure
- Cali Excellence Award for Biz Orgs; Estates and Trusts; Oil and Gas
- Outstanding Legal Writing Award
- Outstanding Oral Advocacy Award
Professional & Community Involvement
- Arizona Law Review, Articles Editor
- National Trial Competition team
- Jessup Moot Court Competition team
- Law Women’s Association, Social Chair
- Law School Student Delegate
- Ares Fellow