Jesse Roberts


Jesse Roberts is an associate attorney serving Wagenmaker & Oberly's nonprofit clients through dependable representation and creative problem-solving. As a trusted and reliable legal advisor, Jesse assists nonprofits with ongoing federal tax issues.

Prior to joining Wagenmaker & Oberly's Chicago office, Jesse served as in-house Counsel to a committee within the U.S. House of Representatives. In this role, Jesse advised members of Congress and their staffs on their legal and ethical requirements, drafted numerous pieces of legislation, and lead congressional oversight efforts over U.S. federal agencies. He has also spoken at multiple national legal conferences on lobbying and campaign finance matters.

Professional Involvement
  • American Bar Association, Exempt Organizations and Nonprofit Organizations subcommittees
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • TEGE Exempt Organizations Council
  • Orthodox Christian Attorney Network, Secretary and director
Community Involvement
Speaking Engagements
Adjunct teaching engagements



JD, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
BA, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan

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