Jason Black earned his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. Mr. Black also holds a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Telecommunications from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Prior to attending Baylor, Mr. Black recieved a congressional nomination to the United States Military Academy at West Point from former U.S. Congressman Chet Edwards. Mr. Black was selected by a local chapter of the American Legion to represent it and participate in a mock Texas government in Austin, Texas. While enrolled at Baylor, Mr. Black worked with noted author and columnist Fredric Dannen in his research for a book about the death penalty in Texas. Mr. Black received top honors (Am Jur) in advanced trial advocacy (LS II) and was invited back after graduation to judge mock trials for the class.
Prior to opening his own firm, Mr. Black served as the senior litigation associate at Teeple Hall, L.L.P. a boutique law firm in La Jolla, CA. Mr. Black managed several associates as part of the firms plaintiff litigation practice helping to secure several multi-million dollar serious injury settlements. Mr. Black has been certified as class counsel in both state and federal court in several successful wage and hour class action lawsuits.
Mr. Black is licensed to practice law in the State of California and before the United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Black is also a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, American Bar Association and the American Association of Justice (formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America [ATLA]).
- California State Bar
- U.S. District Court – Southern District of California
- U.S. District Court – Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court – Central District of California
- United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
- San Diego County Bar Association
- Intertribal Court of Southern California.
Mr. Black serves as an active Arbitrator for employment law disputes with National Arbitration and Mediation (“NAM”).