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Jacob R. Smets

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Jacob Smets, was born in Chandler, AZ to blue collar parents. Jake's most prominent quality is a hard work ethic, a principle he learned from his folks. Jake graduated early from Northern Arizona University with two Bachelor of Science degrees in American Political Studies and History with a minor in global studies. Both degrees were earned while playing on the college hockey team, the NAU Ice Jacks. 

Upon graduating from NAU, Jake worked in sales and technology for six months before attending the University of South Dakota School of Law in Vermillion, SD. Throughout law school, Jake was active in numerous extracurricular activities. These included competing in two trial competition teams; actively worked as a board member of the Environmental Law Society and the Sustainability Committee at USD;  donating his time to Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) services, representing children in dependency matters; built houses with Habitat for Humanity; completed both RD HURD-a Family Law Indigent Law Defense Practicum-, and Veteran's Legal Education Group legal clinic, as well as running the Veteran's Black Hills 14th Annual Marathon. Meanwhile, he was also able to hold down three part time jobs, a testament to his ability to prioritize and multitask as well.

Jake graduated from law school in May of 2018 and was eager for an opportunity to return to Flagstaff. Luckily, he found that opportunity with Glazer Hammond, PLLC, working as a criminal defense attorney.

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  • Recommended Jacob R. Smets

    Mr. Smets took over a case that was stalled because the prosecutor was firm in his position and unwilling to look at a path that would be acceptable for both parties. Mr. Smets came in with a can do attitude and spent time proposing a variety of strategies that would bring an acceptable resolutio...
  • Recommended Jacob R. Smets

    "Phenomenal Attorney": I first reached out to the law office of Glazer & Hammond after reading many positive reviews, and I couldn't be more thankful that I did. Jacob (Jake) Smets was the lawyer who reached out to me over the phone for a consultation. I explained my situation and the charges...
  • Recommended Jacob R. Smets

    I called Glazer after not receiving a call back from another firm (tried twice). Jake picked up the phone and gave me his immediate attention. Our son is a college student in Flagstaff and we live out of state, so we are unfamiliar with the city and AZ state laws re. to traffic violations. Althou...
  • Recommended Jacob R. Smets

    Mr. Smets was consulted and then hired by my daughter to handle an criminal moving violation due to injury. She would have had a criminal record moving forward and lost her license for a min. of 6 months. Due to the expertise and diligent work of Mr. Smets, he was able to get the criminal charges...
  • Recommended Jacob R. Smets

    Jacob took my call regarding a traffic ticket and was very helpful and provided valuable information. Thank you Jacob.

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