Our Lawyer Representatives

Rodney J. Jacob, Esq., was appointed in 2010 by Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood as the new Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative for the District of Guam. He joins 164 Lawyer Representatives chosen to represent attorneyspracticing in each of the Ninth Circuit's fifteen districts, which include nine western states and two Pacific Island jurisdictions. 
 
As the District of Guam’s Lawyer Representative, Attorney Jacob will work closely with the Chief Judge to improve the overall delivery of public service by the District Court of Guam by enhancing access to the court system and fostering open communication between lawyers and judges.  As the primary liaison between the federal bench and the practicing federal bar, Attorney Jacob is tasked with chairing the Annual District Conference in accordance with national guidelines and is further tasked with publishing the Annual District Report for Guam and presenting such report to the Ninth Circuit. Attorney Jacob was the President of the Guam Bar Association from 2005-2007, and served as Guam's Law Week Committee Co-Chair for the past three years. During his tenure, Guam received the American Bar Association's Outstanding Law Day Activity Award for 2008 and 2009 and was recognized nationally for its outstanding efforts to raise awareness about the legal resources available on the island through the local and federal courts, the Guam Bar membership and community organizations. Attorney Jacob is a partner in Calvo, Fisher & Jacob's Guam office. His term of service as our district's Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative expires on September 1, 2013.


Annual Reports of the Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative
Rodney J. Jacob, Esq., was appointed in 2010 by Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood as the new Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative for the District of Guam. He joins 164 Lawyer Representatives chosen to represent attorneyspracticing in each of the Ninth Circuit's fifteen districts, which include nine western states and two Pacific Island jurisdictions." data-share-imageurl="">