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Jacob H. Sussman

Jacob H. Sussman

also known as Jake Sussman

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, Lawsuits & Disputes

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
  2. Civil Rights: 15%
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 5%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Tiffany Marie Arroyo

    Jacob is an exceptional attorney and his level of compassion for those he is representing is note-worthy. I highly endorse his services.

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    Tiffany Arroyo Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Stewart Bowman

    I endorse this lawyer.

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Contact Info

Tin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC

301 East Park Avenue
Charlotte, NC, 28203

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NCAuthorized to practice law200306/07/2015
NYCurrently registered 200303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaNaifeh & Smith2014
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Legal Elite - Criminal DefenseBusiness North Carolina2010
Legal Elite - Young Guns (Under 40)Business North Carolina2010
Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest ScholarNYU School of Law1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerTin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC2011 - Present
PartnerFerguson Stein Chambers Gresham & Sumter, PA2003 - 2010
Judicial ClerkU.S. District Court, New Haven, CT2002 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeChair - Civil Rights Section2011 - 2012
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeBoard of Governors2011 - 2012
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2003 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember2003 - Present
Mecklenburg County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Mecklenburg County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
NYU Review of Law & Social ChangeUnlimited Innocence: Recognizing an Actual Innocence Exception to AEDPA's Statute of Limitations2001
NYU Review of Law & Social ChangeSuspect Choices: Lineup Procedures and the Abdication of Judicial and Prosecutorial Responsibility for Improving the Criminal Justice System2001

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Wesleyan UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NCAJ: Police MisconductLaw Enforcement Misconduct: Real Cases, Real Issues2013
NCAJ: Mountain MagicFinding a Trial Narrative in Challenging Cases2013
Federal Defender CJA SeminarUsing Experts in Your Case: Pre-Indictment to Sentencing2013
NDIA: Annual Conference(Re)Active Investigation: How Not to Be a Potted Plant2012
NCAJ: Law Enforcement MisconductFirst Amendment Issues: Privacy & Protest2012
Mecklenburg County BarMental Health & Jail Diversion2010
NLADA: Life in the BalanceOrganizing Chaos Through Technology2009
NLADA: Life in the BalanceSaving Nichols: A Team Approach to Capital Defense2009
NCAJ: Where Civil Rights, Criminal Defense & Immigration Law CollideEthics2009
NAACP-LDF Capital Punishment TrainingAdvocacy Tested: Drawing Strength from Team Defense in the Hardest of Times2009