Jack Kealey is a second-year law student at Brooklyn Law School. He is a member of the Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy and the Phi Delta Phi Honor Society. In addition to working at Romano Law, Jack is an intern for the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York. Jack’s primary areas of study include intellectual property and dispute resolution.
Before joining Romano Law, Jack interned at a general practitioner’s office in New York City where he drafted legal memoranda and motions for business and personal injury disputes. Prior to law school, Jack was a paralegal at a civil litigation firm in Denver, Colorado where he was responsible for the firm’s demand letters, pleadings, discovery compilation and record review.
Jack is a concert goer, avid Boston sports fan, home chef and yogi.
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