Prof. Jacob H. Huebert
Professor Huebert is an award-winning attorney who conducts an active law practice in Columbus.
His opinions have been solicited by both the print and the electronic media. He has appeared on television and in newspapers to comment on controversial legal policies, such as government intervention in the human organ transplant market, victimless crime, and the destruction of civil and constitutional rights since 9/11.
He has lectured on legal and academic issues in the United States and in Europe. His writing appears often in professional journals as well as the popular press all across America. See "Selected Writings/Presentations" below.
Professor Huebert established his practice in Columbus with Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, one of the oldest and largest law firms in Ohio, founded in 1846. Porter Wright also maintains offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Washington, DC, and Naples, Florida.
Since he joined Porter Wright, Professor Huebert has been involved in litigation ranging from real estate matters to business disputes to the death penalty. He has briefed and orally argued issues successfully before the U.S. Court of Appeals. He has conducted productive field investigations and witness interviews. He has represented clients effectively in both state and federal court. He has also independently introduced new business to the firm. And during his tenure at Porter Wright, the Distinguished Service Award was twice conferred upon him by The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys.
Before he joined Porter Wright, Professor Huebert served as law clerk to Judge Deborah L. Cook of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. While attending the University of Chicago Law School, he served as law clerk with the Institute for Justice, a public interest law firm, where he worked primarily on constitutional matters. During law school he also served as law clerk extern to Judge John W. Darrah of the U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. While an economics major at Grove City College, Professor Huebert served two consecutive summers as research intern with the Foundation for Economic Education in New York.
As founder and sole proprietor of an internet business, Professor Huebert for several years provided site design and setup, facility maintenance, webmaster services, and operations control to physicians/hospitals from Pennsylvania to Florida.
In addition to serving as Adjunct Professor of Law at Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Professor Huebert also serves as Adjunct Faculty Member of the Ludwig von Mises Institute. He was twice awarded a Felix Morley Competition Prize in Journalism.