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Steven D. Jacobs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in New Haven, CT

Jacobs & Jacobs
One Audubon, Suite 103
New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-777-2300
Fax: 203-773-8075
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1985
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

At the beginning of a long line of attorneys in his family, Steven D. Jacobs is a driven, committed lawyer who represents clients in New Haven, Connecticut, in cases of medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, personal injury and motor vehicle accidents. During his career spanning almost four decades, he has helped hundreds of clients get the compensation they need after they have been injured or ill because of the negligence of another.

Admitted to practice in both Illinois and Connecticut, Mr. Jacobs is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the New Haven County Bar Association, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the Connecticut Bar Association.

Mr. Jacobs earned a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1980 from Trinity College. At the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, he earned a Juris Doctor in 1995. He is known for his knowledge and experience and is an effective advocate for those who are dealing with appellate cases.

An active member of the legal community, Mr. Jacobs is also generous with his time with local charity and nonprofit organizations. He volunteers with the Project Youth Court, the New Haven Reads, State Legal Services, and he is a Special Master for the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, and an arbitrator for the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

About Steven D. Jacobs

First Admitted: 1985, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Special Master, U.S.D.C. Connecticut, 1996 - Present
  • Project Youth Court, 2019
  • Law Camp, 2018, 2019
  • New Haven Reads, 2017 - Present
  • Statewide Legal Services, 2011 - Present
  • Arbitrator, Connecticut Supreme Court, 2000 - Present

Educational Background

  • Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, BA - 1980, Major: History

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Connecticut Bar Association, 1985 – Present
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2019
  • Illinois, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1986
  • Connecticut, 1985
  • Illinois Bar Association, 1996 – Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • New Haven County Bar Association, 1985 – Present
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyer Association, 1985 – Present
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Office Location for Steven D. Jacobs

One Audubon
Suite 103
New Haven, CT 06511

Phone: 203-777-2300

Fax: 203-773-8075

Last Updated: 5/24/2022

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