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Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs

Law Office of Paul Jacobs, P.A.
  • Personal Injury, Family Law
  • Florida
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I have been handling personal injury, family law, and commercial litigation in South Florida for more than 30 years. Born and raised in New York, I attended Ramapo High School in Spring Valley and went on to study at State University of New York in Binghamton where I majored in Political Science, graduating in 1977. After a brief time working in sales I moved from Manhattan to Miami to attend the University of Miami School of Law. While attending law school I served as both a law clerk and bailiff in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Miami-Dade County for Judge Francis Knuck. I received my JD in 1985.

After graduation, I worked as an associate handling Plaintiff’s personal injury and medical malpractice cases. I joined Marks, Aronovitz & Leinoff, P.A. in 1986 and expanded my practice to include commercial litigation and matrimonial law. The firm became known as Aronovitz & Jacobs, P.A.

I founded Jacobs and Straus P.A. with my wife, Geri Sue Straus (1960-2013) who was also a University of Miami School of Law graduate. Susie and I handled and tried a large number of personal injury cases over the years, including automobile injury, motorcycle accidents and ATV accidents, wrongful/accidental deaths, and insurance bad faith. We also had a strong Family Law and Commercial Litigation practice. We gave each and every client the legal expertise and personal attention necessary to achieve the best possible outcome.

I bring my vast experiences to my new practice, Law Office of Paul Jacobs, P.A., where I will be continuing my practice in Personal Injury, Family law, and Commercial Litigation. As a long time Boca Raton resident, I have spent many years in coaching Boca Youth league sports. I served as the president of the Boca Tierra Homeowners association from 1991-2014. I have served on the Board of Directors of the Levis JCC since 2015 and continue to support the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. My Family and I are long time members of Temple Beth El.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil Litigation
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Office of Paul Jacobs, P.A.
- Current
Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC
Owner/Managing Partner
Jacobs and Straus, P.A.
Aronovitz & Jacobs, P.A.
Marks, Aronovitz, & Leinoff, P.A.
Stanley Rosenblatt, P.A.
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. (1985)
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State University of New York - Binghamton
B.S. (1977)
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Distinguished and High Ethical Standing
Top 100 Florida Verdicts
Professional Associations
South Palm Beach County Bar Association
- Current
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Florida State Bar  # 507695
- Current
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Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center
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Boca Tierra Homeowners Association
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Articles & Publications
Hennarichs V. Fina Article
Daily Business Review
Speaking Engagements
How to Find the Right Lawyer , Lectures at Java Theater
Lectures at Java Theater
Practicing Law , Global Entrepreneurship Program
Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast, Inc.
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
7000 W. Palmetto Park Rd.
Suite 210
Boca Raton, FL 33433
Telephone: (561) 394-9099
Fax: (561) 347-8670