Attorney Jacob Shelby Cook


Dedicated Fort Walton Beach Litigation Lawyer

Jacob “Jake” Cook has lived in Florida for more than a decade and has spent half of that time sharpening his skills in the legal field. After high school, Jake attended The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in economics. Jake spent all four of his undergraduate years playing football as a starting linebacker. He later went on to earn his J.D. from The University of Florida, Levin College of Law.

Since graduating law school and passing the bar exam in 2015, Jake has worked at the State Attorney’s Office of the 14th Judicial Circuit in Panama City. During his time at the State Attorney’s Office Jake prosecuted hundreds of cases and obtained convictions in numerous felony jury trials.

On the weekends Jake lifeguards on the beach, a passion he has carried on since 2006. Jake also enjoys spending time with his fiance and her two cats, Mr. and Mrs. Button.

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