Sep 30, 2019
We caught up with Associate Counsel at The Port and CBA Member Remington A. Jackson recently for a quick interview.
Get to know Remington better in this Q&A!
Q. How many years have you been in practice?
A. 3 years
Q. What is your practice area?
A. Real Estate
Q. What law school did you attend?
A. The University of Cincinnati College of Law
Q. What led you to a career as an attorney?
A. From a young age my parents instilled in me the idea that becoming the first attorney in our family would be an ideal profession for me based on my early skillset. Even though I was unaware of what exactly an attorney did, I was assured that knowing how to read, analyze, and work within the law of the land would uniquely open up doors no matter the career I decided upon.
Q. Do you have any mentors/teachers in the legal community, and if so, who?
A. I have been privileged enough to have many mentors along my journey and I wouldn’t want to insult any by leaving someone out. It is my experience that you never know which snowflake will result in an avalanche of success so don’t take any relationship for granted. I am always cognitive of the fact that your net worth is your network.
Q. Why do you belong to the CBA?
A. The Cincinnati Bar Association is the go to place for all of your needs as an attorney, whether it be CLEs, networking opportunities, business referrals, etc. Furthermore, the CBA gives you an opportunity to invest in relationships with attorneys across various practice areas that may pay dividends in the future. For example, one of my closest mentors that I first met through the CBA back in law school was the one who sent me the job posting for my current position. It is almost a disservice not to belong to the CBA.
Q.Think back to when you just graduated from law school‑ if you could give yourself any advice, what would it be?
A.It won’t be easy, but it will be worth it so keep going and anyone that you lose along the way was never truly a loss.