Jacob Castonguay is a full-time attorney with Andersen Law PC and joined the firm in May 2021.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Metropolitan State University in Denver, where he majored in creative writing and minored in philosophy. A graduate of Denver University’s Sturm College of Law, Jacob was admitted to the Colorado Bar in May 2020.
After he passed the bar exam, Jacob began to volunteer with Metro Volunteer Lawyers. There, he was assigned his own allocation of parental responsibilities case, which sparked his interest in family law.
As family law attorney with ALPC, Jacob loves that he can positively impact people’s lives as they navigate what is typically a difficult time. He is also focused on helping to ensure that children involved in cases get the best chance for a stable and positive upbringing.
Jacob considers himself to have a lot of life experience — previously working as a general manager at a pizza shop, a worker at a box factory, and a taxi driver in Denver for almost 11 years — and he believes this helps him be a better attorney.
“I enjoy meeting new people, and due to my previous jobs, I have experience helping folks from all walks of life,” he says. “I try not to make any assumptions about people and have the ability to take a more pragmatic approach to seemingly complicated situations.”
A highlight of his career so far has been volunteering as a will drafter for two trips to American Indian reservations through the Tribal Wills Project at Denver University’s Sturm College of Law. In law school, Jacob traveled to Navajo Nation and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe where he wrote over 20 wills for tribe members.
Nearly a Colorado native, Jacob grew up in Arvada after his family moved from Vermont when he was a baby. He lives in Southwest Denver and enjoys playing the guitar in his spare time.