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Bruce Jacobs

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jacobs@jakelegal.com
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Phone: (305) 358-7991
Fax: (305) 358-7992

169 E Flagler St
#1620
Miami, Florida 33131

Mr. Jacobs is a seasoned litigator with extensive trial and appellate experience in real estate litigation, complex commercial litigation and criminal matters. During his career, Mr. Jacobs acted as lead counsel in over 50 trials throughout South Florida and handled numerous appeals.

Before opening the firm, Mr. Jacobs practiced litigation with the firm of Camner, Lipsitz and Poller, P.A. in Coral Gables, Florida. He handled complex commercial disputes representing large institutional lenders, landlords, tenants, individuals and small to medium size businesses. He also oversaw the foreclosure department of the firm for five years and prosecuted commercial and residential foreclosures throughout Florida.

Mr. Jacobs began his career as a Prosecutor with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office. He handled complex criminal litigation involving violent crimes, drug trafficking, economic crimes, and sexual predators. Mr. Jacobs prosecuted over thirty jury trials to verdict, and obtained felony convictions as lead counsel in his last ten trials.

A substantial portion of Mr. Jacobs’ practice focuses on real estate litigation involving such disputes as: commercial and residential foreclosures, commercial and residential landlord-tenant disputes, partnership enforcement, quiet title actions, tax deed actions, and fraud.

Mr. Jacobs is married to his lovely wife, Michelle, an acupuncturist and doctor of oriental medicine. He has four children Dylan Drew, Alexa and Aiden.

Education

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1996

B.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1993

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New York, 1996
New Jersey, 1997
Florida, 1997
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2000
United States Supreme Court, 2005
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Greater Miami Jewish Federation
Real Estate Speakers Committee

Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
Trustee

Business Networking International (BNI), South Miami Chapter
Former President, Membership Committee

Florida Bar Grievance Committee
Member Since: 2006 - 2009

Miami-Dade County Bar Association

Phone: (305) 358-7991
Fax: (305) 358-7992
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