Jake Shuck is our newest attorney practicing out of our Charleston, WV office. Jake practices in the fields of estate and trust litigation, estate and trust administration and planning, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and general litigation. Jake previously worked at Bowles Rice LLP where he was an associate in the firm’s Energy Practice for two years. Jake is also a former two-time summer clerk for Bowles Rice LLP, where he experienced working with Bowles Rice attorneys across various offices, practice groups, and matters.
Jake earned his law degree in May of 2021 from the West Virginia University College of Law. While there, he served as President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and Chapter Director of Ratio Christi, an organization that encourages and strengthens the faith of Christian students at universities around the world through intellectual investigation and apologetics. He also served as a legal writing teaching assistant for two of his three years at the College of Law where he tutored first-year law students in legal analysis, research and writing.
Jake earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Marshall University, where he graduated magna cum laude. While at Marshall University, Jake served as president of Ratio Christi. In addition, he worked as a student analyst for the University’s Open-Source Intelligence Exchange (OSIX), a program run in coordination with the West Virginia State Police and FBI in which high-performing students assisted law enforcement by collecting and analyzing electronic open-source intelligence. Jake also had the opportunity to study criminology abroad at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Jake lives in Charleston with his wife, JulieBeth Shuck. In addition to his career as an attorney, Jake serves as the current President of the Board of Directors of Kanawha Pastoral Counseling Center (KPCC), and is an active member in his local church.