Jack Davis is an Associate Attorney at Kershaw Talley Barlow practicing in the areas of class action, mast tort, and personal injury. Jack has dedicated his career to serving ordinary individuals in difficult situations against large business or government entities, including at the employment and whistleblower law firm Bernabei & Kabat in Washington, D.C.
Jack brings exceptional legal research and writing skills to Kershaw Talley Barlow, skills which he developed in many arenas including court chambers, state government, and law school. Jack served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Anne R. Traum in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, where he not only wrote court opinions, but learned how courts approach cases and make decisions. Prior to his court service, Jack drafted bills for consideration by the Nevada Legislature, many of which were passed and codified as the law of the state.
Jack graduated cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. During law school, Jack served as a legal writing instructor both for the law school’s main first year legal writing course and as a Note and Comment Editor for the Minnesota Law Review, a journal in which Jack also published his own article.
Originally from small town Minnesota, Jack fell in love with the West during his undergraduate studies. Jack first attended Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, then transferred to Deep Springs College near Bishop, California, a unique college which combines rigorous seminar-style academics with student self-governance and manual labor on the college’s cattle ranch and alfalfa farm. Jack and his wife greatly enjoy hiking and camping in the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains. Jack also enjoys painting and has been spotted showing his work at art fairs and local galleries.