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 - 2019
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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

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

Business Litigation (30%)

Employment Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

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


Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019 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/


  • 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:

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

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: 11/5/2018

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