Devon M. Jacob

Devon M. Jacob

A Civil Rights Law Firm
  • Civil Rights
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

Devon M. Jacob is a national civil rights attorney, who, since 2002, has been successfully litigating federal cases. His primary practice is focused on civil rights, wrongful death, police brutality, wrongful incarceration, and unlawful organ harvesting. Mr. Jacob routinely handles complex federal litigation, involving serious injury or death, with exposures in excess of $1 million. Mr. Jacob is routinely contacted by persons seeking legal representation who cannot find lawyers who are willing to litigate against the government, or who are willing to take on the difficult ‘right to life’ wrongful death cases. Moreover, Mr. Jacob is routinely contacted by criminal defense attorneys who cannot sue the government because they need to maintain good relationships with law enforcement in order to be able to broker plea agreements for their criminal law clients. You have likely already met Mr. Jacob while watching your local news, as Mr. Jacob is frequently interviewed about his cases or current events. Mr. Jacob is a former municipal police officer with an accredited police department. His emergency services experience spans more than 10 years, as a 911 operator, firefighter and police office. Mr. Jacob is also a former deputy attorney general for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office of Attorney General. His law enforcement and litigation experience provide him with a unique perspective and have permitted him to successfully represent clients in civil rights litigation. Mr. Jacob believes that civil rights litigation is one of the best ways to ensure that law enforcement entities both implement and follow the highest standards in the industry. Essentially, Mr. Jacob is supporting and helping to better the profession of law enforcement by holding it accountable to the people. Less than two percent of federal cases proceed to trial and are decided by a jury. However, Mr. Jacob has obtained federal jury trial experience. In addition, Mr. Jacob is a certified f

Education
Widener University School of Law - Harrisburg
J.D. (2002) | Law
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Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
B.S. (1994) | Administration of Justice
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Professional Experience
Attorney / Owner
Jacob Litigation
- Current
Head of Civil Division
Boyle Litigation
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Attorney
Lavery Faherty Patterson
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Deputy Attorney General
PA Attorney General's Office
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Police Officer
State College Police Department
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911 Dispatcher
Centre County 911
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Awards
40 Under 40
Central Penn Business
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar # 89182
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Executive Board, Civil Rights Section
- Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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U.S. District Court District of Columbia
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U.S. District Court Eastern District of PA
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U.S. District Court Middle District of PA
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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U.S. District Court Western District of PA
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Fees
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Area
  • Civil Rights
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jacob Litigation
Contact & Map
P.O. Box 837
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
USA
Toll-Free: (855) 797-1983
Telephone: (717) 796-7733