H. Jesse Jacobus, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Albuquerque, NM

Giddens, Gatton & Jacobus, P.C.
 | 10400 Academy NE, Suite 350
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-271-1053
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

As a shareholder at Giddens, Gatton & Jacobus, P.C., H. Jesse Jacobus, III, is committed to representing clients throughout Albuquerque, New Mexico. He dedicates his work to handling personal injury law cases, including motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, catastrophic injuries and elder abuse. Mr. Jacobus is fluent in Spanish.

Prior to earning a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of New Mexico in 2000, Mr. Jacobus served in the United States Marine Corps. He later graduated with a law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, in 2003.

Devoted to recovering compensation for victims of negligence, Mr. Jacobus takes an aggressive approach to holding negligent parties responsible. He has spent his career navigating the legal system, building cases on a foundation of facts, evidence and compelling arguments. Mr. Jacobus treats every issue as though it will go to trial, although he has successfully negotiated a number of settlements for his clients' benefit.

For his accomplishments, Mr. Jacobus has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys named him to its list of Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under 40 in New Mexico, Benchmark Litigation named him a Future Litigation Star, and he holds an Avvo rating of "Very Good."

Active in the legal community, Mr. Jacobus is a member of the New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association, the State Bar of New Mexico and the New Mexico Black Lawyers Association.

When he is not advocating for clients, Mr. Jacobus enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He also plays golf and travels in his free time.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Business Litigation (30%)

Employment Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015

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About Jesse Jacobus, III

Admitted: 2005, New Mexico

Professional Webpage: http://www.giddenslaw.com/attorneys/harry-jesse-jacobus-iii/

Honors and Awards:

  • Future Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2013
  • Southwest Rising Star, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2012
  • AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association
  • New Mexico Black Lawyer's Association
  • U.S. District Court,District of New Mexico 2005
  • New Mexico

Educational Background:

  • University of New Mexico, Bachelor of Business Administration, 2000
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Office Location for H. Jesse Jacobus, III

10400 Academy NE
Suite 350
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Phone: 505-271-1053


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Last Updated: 11/16/2017

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