Jacob G Houze is a graduate of New York University and Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. During law school Jacob completed internships in Boston with a Federal District Court Judge, the Federal Public Defender office, and two state court public defender offices. Jacob began his legal career at Metropolitan Public Defender in downtown Portland, where he represented hundreds of clients in misdemeanor and felony cases. Jacob was a presenter at a CLE, hosted by the Multnomah Bar Association, on the subject of the Multnomah County Justice Reinvestment Program. Jacob joined Stephen A. Houze in private practice at the beginning of 2016.