Photograph: Jeffrey D. Jackson.

Jeffrey D. Jackson

Professor of Law
B.B.A., Washburn University, 1989
J.D., Washburn University, 1992
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2003
Contact Information:
Room 104A
"One of the great strengths of Washburn Law is its emphasis on preparing students for the actual practice of law, in its multitude of forms. The professors at Washburn are truly committed to helping students become effective lawyers. The Legal Analysis, Research and Writing program reflects this commitment. By placing the proper emphasis on teaching students to analyze, research, and convey legal information, Washburn ensures that its graduates will be able to go anywhere in the country and be successful."

Jeffrey D. Jackson comes to Washburn Law from the Kansas Supreme Court where he was staff attorney for Death Penalty and Constitutional issues. Prior to that, he was a law clerk for the Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, law clerk to The Honorable Justice Robert E. Davis at the Kansas Supreme Court, an associate at Bennett & Dillon L.L.P., in Topeka and staff attorney for the Kansas Court of Appeals.

Jackson received his B.B.A. in economics from Washburn University in 1989, his J.D. from Washburn Law in 1992 and his LL.M. in Constitutional Law at Georgetown University Law Center in 2003. At Washburn Law, Jackson was assistant editor for the Washburn Law Journal. Jackson is admitted to practice in Kansas, Missouri, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He is a member of the Kansas Judicial Council Death Penalty Advisory Committee.

Dean Jackson teaches in the law school's Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing Program.

Teaching Responsibilities
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Constitutional Law II
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Constitutional History
  • Legal History
  • Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing
Support Staff
Kerrie Bacon
Room 110
Penny Fell (class)
Room 232