- JD, UC Berkeley School of Law
- BA, Reed College
- Law 243: Advanced Legal Writing
- Law 384: Oregon Administrative Law
Professor Jas Adams retired from the Oregon Department of Justice after working in the natural resources section of the general counsel division. He received his bachelor's degree from Reed College and his JD from Berkeley Law. Following his graduation from law school, he worked a law clerk and staff attorney for the Oregon Court of Appeals. He was in private practice in Portland before joining the DOJ in 1989.