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Djess Jacques

JD Candidate





Fairfield, County

About Me

Djess is a 1st generation 4L student at Quinnipiac School of Law. Djess formerly served as President of Quinnipiac’s Black Law Students Association and sits as the Treasurer of Empowering Through Beauty a Christian non-profit organization based in Bridgeport, CT. Djess is passionate about his faith, mental health advocacy, racial justice, and career mentorship. Djess is also a photographer. After law school, Djess plans on practicing law in real estate and commercial transactions.

Internship Experience

Temporary Assistant Clerk
Connecticut Judicial Branch

Legal Intern
Connecticut Title Insurance Company

Legal Intern
Queens District Attorney's Office

Law Student Intern
U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Connecticut

Jan 2023 - Present

May 2022 - Dec 2022

CATIC is New England’s largest domestic and only Bar-Related title insurance company.CATIC issues its policies through a network of more than 2,000 attorneys and independent title agents and is currently licensed in New England, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, and South Carolina.

Sep 2021 - Dec 2021

Drafted an internal memo on the statutory powers granted to federal agents conducting border searches, and a memo
evaluating the merits of the motion to suppress filed by a defendant in a pending identity theft claim. 

June 2021 - July 2021

Drafted an internal memo on an adversarial proceeding involving the voidability of a real estate transaction, drafted
court notes for upcoming hearings, and conducted additional research on the court’s power to deny a debtor's discharge
by sua sponte.

Certificates & Awards

OCHR Certificate - Djess Jacques
Securities Award
Anna Porvoy Award
George Crawford Award



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