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Donald Frank Jacobs

Donald Frank Jacobs

Practice areas:

Wills & Living Wills, Probate, Estate Planning, Trusts, Adoption

About Me

Donald Jacobs has practiced law in Central Florida since 1975. He has been a Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Lawyer since 1983. Legal services which Donald F. Jacobs, P.A. provides include Wills, Trusts, Probate, Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Estate Administration, Durable Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Life Insurance Trusts, Health Care Surrogate Directives, Probate Litigation, Trust Litigation, Adoption and Contested Adoption Litigation.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Probate: 25%
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 25%
  3. Trusts: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
  5. Adoption: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Donald F. Jacobs, P.A.

P.O. Box 532056
Orlando, FL, 32853-2056



FLMember in Good Standing197408/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyers in Orlando 2011Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine2011
Top Lawyer in Orlando 2010Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine2010
Florida Bar Board Certified Tax Lawyer since 1983The Florida Bar1983

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
President/Share HolderDonald F. Jacobs, P.A.1981 - Present
Assistant Disciplinary CounselDisciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania1974 - 1974
Judicial Law ClerkCourt of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1973 - 1974


Association NamePosition NameDuration
City of Orlando, Citizens' Police Review BoardPast Member1995 - 1997
Family Law Section, The Florida BarPast Member1992 - 2012
Florida Association of Adoption LawyersPast President1992 - 1998
Tax Law Section, The Florida BarMemberN/A
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, The Florida BarMemberN/A
Central Florida Estate Planning CouncilMemberN/A
Florida Advisory Council on AdoptionPast MemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Mississippi College Law ReviewFederal Income Taxation of Intangible Drilling and Development Costs1980
Mississippi College Law ReviewCurrent Trends in the Treatment of the Section 501(c)(6) Business League Exemption1980
Villanova Law ReviewCivil Procedure - Death Knell Doctrine Rejected1972


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawTax LawLLM in Taxation- Master of Laws1979
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
University of MarylandEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1969

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
West Orange High SchoolAdoption1991