Adele R. Jacobs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bridgeport, CT

Jacobs & Wallace, PLLC
 | 1087 Broad Street, Ste. 400
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone: 203-583-8595
Fax: 203-332-7709
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2012, 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%)
Attorney Profile

Born and raised in Connecticut, Adele R. Jacobs was the founder of the Law Offices of Adele R. Jacobs, now known as Jacobs&WallacePLLC, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Focusing her practice on personal injury litigation, she represents plaintiffs throughout the State of Connecticut who have been harmed by the negligent or willful acts or omissions of others in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, premises liability, trampoline accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death. Ms. Jacobs has obtained numerous settlements in excess of $1 million for her clients, and has also received jury and court verdicts awarding substantial sums.

A 1980 graduate of Smith College with a Bachelor of Arts, Ms. Jacobs went on to attend Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1983. Upon graduation from law school, she worked as outside counsel for State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company before becoming staff counsel for two other major insurance companies, giving her a background to successfully pursue personal injury litigation representing injured plaintiffs, when she opened her own practice in 1992. Admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York, Ms. Jacobs is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the District of Connecticut, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

A member of several professional organizations, including the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice, Ms. Jacobs is active in her community as well. She has been a longtime member of the Fairfield Holocaust Commemoration Committee, the State of Connecticut Holocaust Commemoration, Vice Chair of Voices of Hope, an organization committed to speaking out against racism, bigotry and anti-semitism, and she served on the board of directors of the Jewish Center for Community Services of Eastern Fairfield County from 1993 to 2004 and has volunteered her services at several area public schools.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2012, 2018 - 2019

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About Adele Jacobs

Admitted: 1990, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: http://www.ajqlaw.com/team_member/adele-r-jacobs/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York, 1984
  • Inns of Court - Invitation only Bar Association 1995-present
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Court Appointed Attorney Trial Referee, State of Connecticut, 2004 - Present
  • Court Arbitrator, State of Connecticut, 2004 - Present
  • Connecticut, 1992
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association Women’s Caucus

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairperson, State of Connecticut Holocaust Commemoration Committee, 2012
  • Chairperson, State of Connecticut Holocaust Commemoration Committee, 2006
  • Board Member, Jewish Center for Community Service, 1993 - 2004
  • Council of Jewish Federations Award, Jewish Center for Community Services, 1997
  • Mission to Combat Racism and Genocide through Education, Voices of Hope
  • Town of Fairfield Holocaust Commemoration Committee, 1998 - Present
  • Executive Committee, Jewish Center for Community Services, 2000 - 2004
  • A.O., Samuels Young Leadership Award Recipient, Jewish Center for Community Services, 1997
  • Founding Member, Voices of Hope
  • Committee Member, State of Connecticut Holocaust Commemoration Committee 1992 - Present
  • Board Vice President, Jewish Center for Community Services, 2002 - 2004 
  • Chairperson Fundraising Campaigns, Jewish Center for Community Services, 1994 - 1997
  • Fairfield Public Schools Volunteer, Jewish Center for Community Services, 1997 - 2009
  • Chairperson, State of Connecticut Holocaust Commemoration Committee 1998

Educational Background:

  • Smith College, BA, 1980
Office Location for Adele R. Jacobs

1087 Broad Street
Ste. 400
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: 203-583-8595

Fax: 203-332-7709

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Last Updated: 5/24/2019

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