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Russell Stuart Jacobs

Russell Stuart Jacobs

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About Me

Russell S. Jacobs is the principal of Russell S. Jacobs, P.A. a five lawyer firm dedicated to individualized service for legal representation in Commercial and Residential transactions with disciplines in various asset classes.  Russ represents a range of clients from a publicly traded real estate developer in the Fortune 500 to individuals purchasing multi-family buildings, office space and gasoline stations.  He is routinely invited to lecture to various real estate trade groups, to condominium association board members on best practices and serves on a legislative committee making recommendations to the Florida legislature for changes to condominium laws.  In the community, Russ has taken an active role in the Dade County Bar Association, chairing the Professionalism Committee.  Prior to entering the field of real estate, Russ was the executive director and directing attorney for Steps Toward Success, a project he created to provide free legal counsel to indigent clients who are starting small businesses funded by Greenberg Traurig, Publix, American Express and the James L. Knight Foundation.  He continues to volunteer his time teaching the legal structure of businesses to fledgling business owners.  Russ graduated magna cum laude fromWashingtonUniversityin St. Louis and was a Jacob and Charlotte Lehrman Foundation Scholar at George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. before returning to Miami where he now raises his three children with his wife, a neighborhood pediatrician.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Real Estate: 100%
    18 years, 3.5 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Daniel Tobias Oppenheimer

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Daniel Oppenheimer Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Cotzen

    I have done a lot of work with Russ. He is extremely intelligent, knows everything there is to know about real estate law, and takes great care of his clients. I wholeheartedly endorse him.

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    Michael Cotzen Foreclosure Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Russell S. Jacobs, P.A.

20700 West Dixie Highway
Aventura, FL, 33180

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199705/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Jacob and Charlotte Lehrman Foundation ScholarGeorge Washington University Law School1996

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dade County Bar AssociationCo-Chair Professionalism Committee2011 - Present
Real Property Probate Trust Litigation Section of the Florida BarCondominium Association Subcommittee2005 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJ.D.1997
Washington University in St. LouisHistory/Psychology/Political ScienceB.A. Magna Cum Laude1994

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
What You Don't Know Will Hurt You: The Five Things You Need to Know about Foreign BuyersKey issues when working with Foreign Buyers or Foreign Sellers2012
Mining for Gold in the Court Records: How to Find Your Next Deal While In Your PajamasUnderstanding foreclosure auctions and litigation searches in real estate2012
Bulletproof Your Next Deal: Five litigation prevention strategies your client does not want you to knowLimiting Real Estate Litigation2012