Jacob Robinson

Articling Student | 
Toronto

Jacob Robinson is a member of the 2021-2022 Articling Student class at Cassels. In 2021, Jacob graduated near the top of his class in the Dual J.D. program at the University of Windsor. In his second and third years of law school, Jacob was the Contracts Law Teaching Assistant, creating lesson plans and lecturing 85 students bi-weekly. As co-chair of the External Outreach Program, Jacob worked alongside the Windsor Mission to serve meals to the homeless. Upon graduating, Jacob was admitted into the Frank Murphy Honor Society and received the J.W. Whiteside award for his contributions to the school community.

Prior to law school, Jacob graduated with an Honours B.B.A. and B.Sc in the International Dual Degree program at Brock University and the European Business School in Germany. As part of the program, he spent 18 months studying and working in Frankfurt and Hamburg.

Jacob is fascinated by blockchain technology and is continuously learning about this emerging space. His podcast, Law of Code, examines the legal framework built around blockchains, crypto, NFTs, and DAOs. Episodes include in-depth interviews with top lawyers, lawmakers, and entrepreneurs in the space. The podcast also reviews crypto regulations, rights surrounding NFTs, and legislation impacting blockchain. Jacob stays active by playing football, basketball, and soccer. He also enjoys reading, travelling, and fantasy football.