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Jake B. Thygesen

Practice Areas

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Contract Disputes
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


Jake Thygesen is an associate at Wiczer Sheldon & Jacobs. He received his B.A. from Indiana University Bloomington in 2014, and his Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School in 2017.

Since Jake began practicing law, he has represented clients in many areas of civil litigation and is an experienced litigator who has achieved significant success in arbitrations and jury trials in Chicago and the surrounding counties.

Jake has a passion for alternative dispute resolution. Having served on John Marshall Law School's alternative dispute resolution honors council, Jake has brought a significant experience with negotiation, mediation, and arbitration into his practice. Jake has served as a Volunteer Mediator in Cook County's small claims court, as well as a judge and coach for negotiation and mediation competitions around Chicago.

Past Positions

  • Thomas Law, Associate Attorney
  • Burnes & Libman, Associate Attorney, Law Clerk


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2017
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2014