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Tom Jacob

Tom Jacob

Whitehurst, Harkness, Brees, Cheng, Alsaffar, & Higginbotham PLLC
  • Medical Malpractice, Military Law, Personal Injury...
  • Eastern District of Texas, Northern District of Florida, Northern District of Texas, Southern District of Illinois, Southern District of Texas, Texas, Western District of Texas
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Tom helps military and veterans bring personal injury lawsuits against the government with Whitehurst, Harkness, Brees, Cheng, Alsaffar, & Higginbotham, PLLC. He serves as a co-chair of AYLA-Austin Bar Judicial Program, is a member of the Calvert Inn of Court, and a mock trial coach at UT. Previously, he clerked at the Fifth Circuit. In law school, he was editor-in-chief of the Baylor Law Review. Mr. Jacob has taken on a wide range of medical malpractice and personal injury cases, including failure to diagnose cancer, birth injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. In 2012, he tried to judgment a failure to diagnose septic hip case in Mississippi. In 2014, he tried a case in the First Circuit arising out of the failure to diagnose and treat a stroke. He’s participated in appeals at the United States Supreme Court, argued before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and worked on class actions across the country.

Baylor Law School
J.D. (2009)
University of Texas - Austin
B.A. (2005) | Government
Professional Experience
Whitehurst, Harkness, Brees, Cheng, Alsaffar, & Higginbotham PLLC
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Archuleta, Alsaffar, & Higginbotham, P.C.
Law Clerk
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas # 24069981
Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association
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Calvert Inn of Court
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Austin Bar Association
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Austin Young Lawyers Association
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Texas Trial Lawyers Assocation
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American Association for Justice
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of Texas
Northern District of Florida
Northern District of Texas
Southern District of Illinois
Southern District of Texas
Western District of Texas
5th Circuit
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Military Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Medical Malpractice Law Firm
Medical Malpractice Blog
Contact & Map
7500 Rialto Blvd, Bldg Two, Ste 250
Austin, TX 78735
Telephone: (512) 476-4346