Jason Just was born in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and obtained a Degree in Criminal Justice Studies from Northern Michigan University in 2001. Jason worked as a police officer in his home town until he joined the U.S. Army in January of 2004. Jason served as an infantry soldier until he was honorably discharged in 2005 after being injured. After recovering from his injuries, he returned to his law enforcement career and worked as a police officer in Wisconsin where he received a variety of specialty training and began working as a narcotics officer in 2008. In that role, Jason worked on numerous investigations including large-scale, multijurisdictional cases in cooperation with federal agencies such as the D.E.A. and A.T.F. In 2011 Jason resigned his position as a police officer to pursue a law degree.
Jason obtained his B.Sc. from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2013 when he graduated cum laude. He then attended the University of Minnesota Law School and received his Juris Doctor in 2016. During law school, Jason practiced law as a certified student attorney under the supervision of licensed attorneys in various law school clinics including the Insurance Law Clinic. Additionally, Jason worked as a student prosecutor for both the Minneapolis City Attorney's Office and the Hennepin County Prosecutor's Office. In these positions, Jason appeared in court on a daily basis and successfully tried three cases to verdict.
- 2016 State Bar of Wisconsin
- 2016 U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
- 2016 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
- Northern Michigan University, 2001
- University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, B.Sc., 2013, cum laude
- University of Minnesota, J.D., 2016