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Jan Ole Schmieding


About the person

Jan Ole Schmieding’s LEGAL STUDIES took him from his hometown of Troisdorf to Leipzig, where he majored in criminal law. During his studies he worked at the chair of criminal law, criminal procedure law, international criminal law, comparative criminal law and philosophy of law there. After completing his first STATE EXAM, he moved back to the Rhineland for his legal clerkship at the Higher Regional Court of Cologne. He joined FEHN Legal through his legal internship and has since worked as a SCIENTIFIC EMPLOYEE in the firm. He has been with us as a LAWYER since July 2023.



GYMNASIUM at Altenforst Troisdorf (2006 – 2013)

YEAR ABROAD at the Karl G. Maeser Preparatory Academy in Lindon, Utah, USA (2013 – 2014)

GYMNASIUM to the Altenforst Troisdorf (2014 – 2015)

STUDY of law at the University of Leipzig, 1st state law examination (2015 – 2020)

LEGAL internship in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Cologne, main office of the Regional Court of Aachen, 2nd state law examination (3/2021 – 4/2023)


STUDENT ASSISTANT at the Chair of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure Law, International Criminal Law, Comparative Criminal Law and Philosophy of Law of Prof. Dr. Daniela Demko LL.M.Eur. at the University of Leipzig (4/2018 – 5/2019).

CIVIL STATION at the District Court of Aachen (3/2021 – 7/2021)

CRIMINAL STATION at the Aachen Public Prosecutor’s Office, Department for Capital Crimes (8/2021 – 10/2021).

ADMINISTRATIVE STATION at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Department 221: European Cooperation, Education in the EU (11/2021 – 1/2022)

ATTORNEY STATION at FEHN Legal Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB in Cologne (2/2022 – 11/2022)

ATTORNEY at the German Foreign Office, Department 602: for Culture and Media Relations Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Australia, Pacific, Latin America (12/2022 – 2/2023)

SCIENTIFIC ASSISTANT with Prof. Dr. Dr. Karsten Fehn in the Department of Law in Emergency Services and Disaster Management at the Technical University of Cologne (6/2022 – 3/2023)

SCIENTIFIC EMPLOYEE with FEHN Legal Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB in Cologne (12/2022 – 06/2023)

LAWYER at FEHN Legal Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB in Cologne (since 07/2023)