Cozen O’Connor: Jacobsen, Cassandra

Cassandra Jacobsen

Associate

Minneapolis

(612) 260-9079

(612) 260-9080

Recent News:

First Lutheran Church Reaches Settlement with City of Saint Paul in Religious Liberty Suit

In the settlement, the city acknowledged that RLUIPA is an important and central aspect of its land use decisions and is a primary consideration in processing and responding to land use applications made to the city.

Cassandra is an associate in the firm’s Minneapolis office.

Prior to joining the firm, Cassandra was a judicial extern to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Steven E. Rau, United States District Court. She was also a summer associate in the firm’s Minneapolis office in 2017. Before going to law school, Cassandra was a litigation paralegal.

Cassandra earned her undergraduate degree from Hamline University and her law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. 

News

First Lutheran Church Reaches Settlement with City of Saint Paul in Religious Liberty Suit

February 06, 2019

In the settlement, the city acknowledged that RLUIPA is an important and central aspect of its land use decisions and is a primary consideration in processing and responding to land use applications made to the city.

Federal judge blocks St. Paul from imposing conditions on church-based homeless shelter

July 03, 2018

Evan Berquist, an associate in Cozen O’Connor’s Corporate Practice, is quoted in the Star Tribune on a federal judge’s ruling to block the city of St. Paul from enforcing restrictions on a church-based homeless drop-in center.

Education

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2018
  • Hamline University, B.A., 2011
  • Minnesota
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota

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