H. Jesse Jacobus, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Albuquerque, NM

Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A.
 | 20 First Plaza NW Suite 700, PO Box 25326
Albuquerque, NM 87125
Phone: 800-310-2862
Fax: 505-842-0761
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
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

    Focusing his practice exclusively on civil litigation, H. Jesse Jacobus, III, is an attorney with Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he focuses part of his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, representing clients throughout the state who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. The types of cases that Mr. Jacobus has been involved in have included truck and other motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home and other elder abuse, workplace injuries, and defective products. In this regard, he has been able to obtain numerous sizable settlements and jury awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients, and he has been named as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under Age 40 in New Mexico by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys.

    Mr. Jacobus also has an employment law practice, in which he provides advice and counsel to past, current and prospective employees in claims regarding wrongful termination, whistleblower retaliation, sexual harassment and unlawful workplace discrimination. His fellow attorneys have taken notice of his successes and outstanding ethics, and they have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo.

    Fluent in Spanish and a native of New Mexico, Mr. Jacobus attended the University of New Mexico as an undergraduate, where he majored in international business and received a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2000. He obtained his legal education at Chicago-Kent College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2003. After spending two years as a law clerk with the New Mexico Court of Appeals, he entered private practice. Mr. Jacobus is admitted to practice in New Mexico and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Business Litigation
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury - Defense

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015

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    About Jesse Jacobus, III

    Admitted: 2005, New Mexico

    Professional Webpage: https://fbdlaw.com/attorney-profiles/h-jesse-jacobus/

    Honors/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 Black Lawyer's Association
    • Albuquerque Bar Association
    • Planned Parenthood of New Mexico, Chair, Board of Directors, 2010-2011
    • U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico 2005
    • New Mexico Hispanic Bar Association
    • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
    • New Mexico
    • Hispanic Bar Association

    Educational Background:

    • University of New Mexico, B.B.A., 2000
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    Office Location for H. Jesse Jacobus, III

    20 First Plaza NW Suite 700
    PO Box 25326
    Albuquerque, NM 87125

    Phone: 800-310-2862

    Fax: 505-842-0761

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    Last Updated: 1/7/2021

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