Jacob B. Gordon was licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2019. Prior to beginning his career as an attorney, and throughout his three years of law school, Jake worked for Gordon & Centracchio as a paralegal and also clerked for Justice Robert E. Gordon in the Illinois Appellate Court.

Before attending law school, Jake graduated from Lawrence University with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Jake then earned his Juris Doctor from the DePaul University College of Law where he graduated with the distinction of “Cum Laude.” Additionally, Jake prides himself on his writing skills and was awarded a “CALI Excellence for the Future Award” as the top student in his Civil Litigation Drafting course, a course involving drafting many of the same legal documents that are drafted and filed by attorneys at Gordon & Centracchio.

Jake is a very zealous advocate and is extremely passionate about the law. During his time at DePaul, he worked extensively to hone is trial advocacy skills and prides his practice on developing relationships with clients and representing them to the best of his ability. As a former college baseball player, Jake is an extremely hard worker both in and out of the courtroom.


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: “CALI Excellence for the Future Award”,The Top Student in his Civil Litigation Drafting course
  • Lawrence University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: History