Jason R. Shoemaker Attorney At Law


Mr. Shoemaker graduated from Wake Forest University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2000) and Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D. 2003). Mr. Shoemaker majored in Political Science and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Role at MHC:

Mr. Shoemaker practices primarily in the areas of workers' compensation defense, employment law, construction, general civil litigation, insurance defense and bankruptcy.

Professional Bio:

In law school, Mr. Shoemaker served as the Research Editor for the Wake Forest Law Review. As a member of the Law Review, Mr. Shoemaker authored, "Missing the Point: Befuddled by Bakke, Most Courts Fail to Challenge the Problematic Proxy Fostered by Justice Powell's Diversity Rationale", 37 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1113, 2002, concerning the use of race in college admissions. Mr. Shoemaker's article received the prestigious Law Review Award, given for the most outstanding Note or Comment written during 2001-2002.

In addition, Mr. Shoemaker was a member of the Moot Court Board and served as an Editor of the nationally distributed Wake Forest Moot Court Problem Book. Mr. Shoemaker is a member of the Gaston County, North Carolina, and American Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice in North Carolina and before the U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of North Carolina.

Personal Bio:

In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Shoemaker enjoys being active in the community. He is on the Board of Directors for the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations. Mr. Shoemaker is also a past Chair of the United Way of Gaston County, past Chair of Gaston Together, past president of the Gaston County Jaycees, advisor for the Highland School of Technology Moot Court Team, and a graduate of Leadership Gaston. Mr. Shoemaker enjoys Wake Forest Sports (he is a “Double Deacon”), spending time with his family, and being involved in Mount Holly, where he and his family have resided since 2006. In addition to his professional and personal interests, Mr. Shoemaker is also particularly proud of eating over 7.5lbs of snow crab legs in one sitting and does not regret it whatsoever.

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