Supporting Land Use Attorney
Jared Anderson is a Supporting Land Use Attorney at the Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic. Jared received a Bachelor of Arts in Geography with a minor in Economics from West Virginia University, where he was a member of the WVU Men’s Tennis Team. After graduating, he worked as a GIS specialist for a small engineering firm in Virginia. Later, he moved to Hawaii, and began working and attending school at the University of Hawaii, where he obtained a Master of Urban and Regional Planning. As a Research Assistant, he collaborated with Coastal Zone Management-Hawaii to complete a statewide report on the reduction of nonpoint source pollution using GISmodeling programs. In 2007, he moved back to Virginia to become the Planning Director for the Town of Chincoteague. While there he was responsible for all the day-to-day planning activities, including a complete revision of the town’s comprehensive plan. Most recently, he obtained a Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, DC where he was an editor for the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy and a Vice Chancellor of the school’s moot court association. While in law school, he also gained federal legislative experience at the United States Coast Guard Headquarters and with the United States House of Representatives. Jared was born in Wheeling, WV and was raised primarily in Leesburg, VA. He lives in Morgantown with his wife and their two children.