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Michelle Jacko

Managing Partner and CEO, Jacko Law Group

Michelle L. Jacko is the managing partner and CEO of Jacko Law Group PC, a securities and corporate law firm which advises broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge/private funds and financial professionals. She’s also the founder and CEO of Core Compliance & Legal Services, Inc., a compliance consultation firm. She regularly presents at conferences throughout the nation, and is a frequent contributor to various industry journals. She is an authority on enforcement matters, examinations and is the vice chair of the Education/Publications Committee of the State Bar of California, Business Law Section, Corp.s Committee. She is the former advisory board co-chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Business and Corporate Law Section.

ALMA MATER: University of San Diego, St. Mary’s University School of Law

ENJOYS MOST: Interfacing with regulatory bodies, such as the Securities Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulator.

HOBBIES: Loves going deep sea fishing with family.