Around Milwaukee, many people are familiar with the name Ann Jacobs. As one of the most regarded and decorated attorneys, Jacobs has received the honor as one of the top 50 lawyers in the state of Wisconsin for the past five years as well as being named one of the Top 25 women lawyers in the state of Wisconsin for nine years.
In addition to being a “super lawyer,” Jacobs contributes to books, performs as a lecturer to other attorneys and is an active member in the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the Milwaukee Bar Association Board of Directors and the National Lawyer Referral Information Service.
Jacobs got her start at the University of Wisconsin, studying political science as an undergraduate and continuing to the University’s Law School, following in the footsteps of her great-grandfather, her grandfather and her father.
Graduating Cum Laude in 1992, Jacobs began her career as a public defender in Milwaukee. When asked why she chose Milwaukee, Jacobs said, “I was born and raised here – I went to MPS schools and I believe in Milwaukee and the incredible changes it’s making for a better and more exciting city.”
In 2001, she opened her law firm Jacobs Injury Law, S.C. and started working as trial attorney in private practice with a focus on injury rights to match her goals of helping ordinary people.
Today, Jacobs works along side her associate Monica Cail, a recent Marquette graduate and a former AIDS Resource Center social worker.
Ms. Jacobs interest in the LGBT Chamber of Commerce comes from her seeing it as “an opportunity to embrace and support a part of our community that at various times is left out of the legal process and parts of the community.” She continues by saying, “I wanted it to be a statement that this firm is a firm for everybody.”
Recently, Ann Jacobs published a blog post on the Jacobs Injury website for LGBT clients answering some frequently asked questions.
For more information on Jacobs Injury Law, S.C, visit their website.