About Us


The professionals at the Washington, DC law firm of CJ Lake, LLC possess diverse skills and experience that offer clients a variety of options for solving problems, identifying opportunities and achieving goals. The firm's founders, Jim Copeland, Lynn Jacquez, and Monte Lake, bring nearly a century of combined Washington legal and government relations experience in and outside of the federal government. Through focused attention on client needs, rapid response to changing developments and a team approach to solutions, the firm has an impressive record of legal, legislative, and regulatory successes.

The firm specializes in assisting companies, governmental entities, non-profit organizations, and individuals in understanding and complying with complex legislative and regulatory requirements and in using legislative and regulatory procedures to meet their needs. The firm's professionals provide a broad spectrum of experience in counseling and in judicial and administrative proceedings, affording clients traditional legal solutions to compliance and litigation challenges. They also provide expertise in devising legislative and regulatory strategies based on their knowledge and experience derived from having worked in the White House, federal agencies, congressional offices, and committees.

Whether a client needs legal, public policy, or government relations expertise, the firm offers a combination of legal and government affairs talent to solve problems, identify opportunities, and achieve goals.

P R A C T I C E    A R E A S
Employment Law
Business Immigration
Civil Litigation