Virginia Ann Jacobson

Virginia Ann Jacobson

Private Atty handling family law, divorce & custody, Guardianship/Conservato
  • Family Law, Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation...
  • Arizona, New York
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Summary

In legal practice since 1996, Virginia Ann Jacobson has sought to provide caring and effective assistance and representation to a wide range of clients in need of legal counsel. Coming from central New York originally, after attending Cornell University and then State Univ. of New York at Buffalo School of Law, Ms. Jacobson and her husband have since made Prescott, Arizona their home. After five years as a passionate and hard working deputy public defender, Ms. Jacobson continues to provide aggressive and competent representation for criminal defendants, as well as representation in child custody and divorce, juvenile, guardianship and conservatorship, Title 36 and a full range of general civil practice areas. Ms. Jacobson has also become active as a Board Member with local non-profit Prescott People Who Care (serving as board president in 2010-2011) and as a member of PEAC (Prevention of Elder Abuse Coalition). Ms. Jacobson is also trained and interested in mediation, grant writing and advocacy, with interest in a Fiduciary Certification in the future. Lastly, she has taught as an adjunct professor at Yavapai College for several years, teaching the Criminal Law and Procedure and the Civil Tort Litigation courses in the Paralegal program.

Education
State University of New York - Buffalo
J.D. / Law (1995)
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Cornell University
B.S. / Human Behavior and Social Justice
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Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Private Practice, Prescott, Arizona
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General practice, incl. family law, child custody, criminal matters including juvenile, guardian & conservatorship & other general civil practice areas.
Adjunct Professor
Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ
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Teach Criminal Law and Procedure course and Civil Tort Litigation course as part of Paralegal Program at Yavapai College.
Attorney at Law
Yavapai County Public Defender's Office, Prescott, AZ
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Handled heavy casehold of indigent criminal cases, both misdemeanors and felonies, as well as Title 36 civil commitment cases.
Attorney at Law
Private Practice, New York State
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General practice, including probate, civil, criminal misdemeanors.
Professional Associations
Member
Prevention of Elder Abuse Coalition (PEAC)
- Current
Activities: The mission of the Prevention of Elder Abuse Coalition (PEAC) is to eliminate abuse and exploitation of vulnerable older adults through prevention, identification, education, and intervention in a collaborative community effort.
Board Member, President of Board (2010)
Prescott People Who Care
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Activities: People Who Care is a non-profit organization with almost two decades of success in providing caring volunteer assistance for the elderly, chronically ill or disabled adults helping them maintain their sense of independence and quality of life by being able to remain in their own homes and communities. This is a challenging mission in a county that is 10 square miles larger than the state of New Jersey, and all services are provided free of charge! Please call (928) 445-2480 if you are interested in volunteering!
Member
Arizona State Bar
- Current
Member
New York State Bar # 2717049
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
New York
Fees
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    Provide consultations, advisory and full representation.
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Elder Law
  • Criminal Law
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Virginia Ann Jacobson, Esq.
PO Box 2822
Prescott, AZ 86302
USA
Telephone: (928) 708-0682
Cell: (928) 277-3521