Jackson B. Barnett, JD
Jackson Barnett is responsible for our case management. Mr. Barnett has intimate knowledge of the complex aeromedical certification process for pilots with current or past mental health conditions, such as ADD, ADHD, anxiety, and depression.
Mr. Barnett holds a private pilot certificate with complex and high-power endorsements. And, before earning his private pilot certificate, Mr. Barnett flew gliders. In fact, he soloed at the minimum legal age of 14.
Mr. Barnett is an active member of numerous aviation law-related organizations, including the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, and the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Aviation and Space Law Committee, where he serves on the law student development committee.
Mr. Barnett has served as a law clerk for the Department of Justice: Aviation, Space and Admiralty Section, where he analyzed the facts and legal issues of wrongful death claims against the United States. Additionally, Mr. Barnett earned a coveted spot as a Summer Associate at the leading large law firm for commercial aircraft transactions and finance, where he reviewed and drafted aircraft Sales Purchase Agreements and completed aircraft closings.
Mr. Barnett graduated with a juris doctor from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, one of the top law schools in the United States. Mr. Barnett graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with majors in Russian and Political Science.
Mr. Barnett is not yet licensed to practice law while his admission to the Illinois Bar is pending.