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Ryan Anton Jacobsen

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Probate, Estate Planning

About Me

Jacobsen Law Office, P.S.


I'm a real estate, probate, estate planning, and litigation attorney, and I love my job. I have an incredible wife, Abby, and three beautiful and happy children, Benjamin, Leah, and Ruth. You can read what my clients have to say about me as an attorney.


About 90% of my clients have legal issues involving real property and personal property, which includes estate planning and wills, trust estates, probate estates, guardianship estates, insurance settlements, debt collection, short sales, deeds in lieu, cash for keys, residential and commercial leases, landlord-tenant disputes, real estate transactions, property contract disputes, real estate LLCs and trusts, and investment property.

Practice Areas



  • Probate

  • Real Estate

  • Wills and Trusts

  • Personal Injuries

  • Special Needs

  • Landlord-Tenant

  • Contracts

  • Judgment Recovery


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2008

  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
  3. Probate: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Roxana Amini

    Ryan Jacobsen is not only a great attorney, he is a great teacher. When I worked with him, he always counseled and advised his clients on difficult matters in a way that was clear on concise. The legal community is lucky to have him and I am grateful to have learned from him.

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    Roxana Amini Landlord & Tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Ryan is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, conscientious, and appropriately assertive. He does not shy away from conflict, yet is skilled in negotiating a resolution that is in his clients’ best interests. Ryan is very personable, and I highly recommend him.

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    Angela Carlson-Whitley Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Jacobsen Law Office

2018 Caton Way SW
Suite 106
Olympia, WA, 98502

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive201007/06/2015
CAActive200805/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
California Evidence, Highest Grade in ClassCALI Excellence for the Future Award2008
Legal Analysis, Highest Grade in ClassCALI Excellence for the Future Award2008
Real Property, Highest Grade in ClassCALI Excellence for the Future Award2005
Legal Research and Writing, Highest Grade in ClassCALI Excellence for the Future Award2005

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJacobsen Law Office, P.S.2012 - Present
InstructorEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University2011 - 2013
AttorneyTaylor Law Group, PS2011 - 2012
Adjunct ProfessorTaft Law School2009 - Present
AttorneyJacobsen Law Office2009 - 2011
AttorneyPeterson, Oliver & Poll2008 - 2009
Litigation AssistantOrange County District Attorney Office2007 - 2007
Research AssistantChapman University Family Violence Clinic2007 - 2008
Judicial Law ClerkOrange County Superior Court2006 - 2006

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Boy Scouts of AmericaScout Master2014 - Present
Thurston County Guardianship RoundtableMember2012 - Present
Thurston County Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - 2013
Thurston County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
U.S. District Court, Western District of WashingtonMember2011 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust SectionMember2010 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
Nexus Journal of Law and Public PolicyExecutive Board Member2006 - 2008
Nexus Journal of Law and Public PolicyEditor2006 - 2008

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Taft Law School OnlineDefamation and the Constitution2012
Taft Law School OnlinePrivacy Laws Today2012
Taft Law School OnlineAn Introduction to Tort Law2012
Taft Law School OnlineNegligence and Proximate Cause2012
Taft Law School OnlineNegligence and Special Duties2012
Taft Law School OnlineHow to Analyze Negligence Issues2012
Thurston County Guardianship Roundtable MemorandumPublic Sale vs. Private Sale vs. Sale by Negotiation2012
Taft Law School OnlineTrespass to Land, Trespass to Chattels, and Conversion2011
Taft Law School OnlineNegligent Negligence2011
Taft Law School OnlineProducts Liability2011
Taft Law School OnlineThe Law of Nuisance2011
Taft Law School OnlineCommerce Powers2011
Taft Law School OnlineFirst Amendment2011
Taft Law School OnlineJudicial Review and Legislative Power2011
Taft Law School OnlineExecutive Powers - Pardons2011
Taft Law School OnlineSeparation of Church and America?2011
Taft Law School OnlineSlander, Libel, and Defamation2011
Taft Law School OnlineCriminal Procedure and Constitutional Law Cross-over2011
Taft Law School OnlineThe Calling of a Civil Rights Attorney2011
Taft Law School OnlineConstitutional Individual Liberties2011
Taft Law School OnlineFreedom of Speech2011
Taft Law School OnlineFederal Commerce and State Interference2011
Taft Law School OnlineEqual Protection2011
Taft Law School OnlineFreedom of Speech - Obsenity2011
Taft Law School OnlineStandards of Legal Writing2011
Taft Law School OnlineCrimes Against Habitation: Burgle and Burn2011
Taft Law School OnlinePerjury2011
Taft Law School OnlinePre-Crime Prevention2011
Taft Law School OnlineUnderstanding Legal Research2011
Taft Law School OnlineIntroduction to IRAC2011
Taft Law School OnlineLegal Writing: Issue Analysis2011
Taft Law School OnlineBattery and Assault2011
Taft Law School OnlinePresidential Pardons2010
Taft Law School OnlineInchoate Crimes - The "Pre-Cogs"2010
Taft Law School OnlineCrimes Against Your Home2010
Taft Law School OnlineCrimes Against Property2010
Taft Law School OnlineMastering Legal Writing2010
Taft Law School OnlineLegal Writing Thoroughly Explained2010
Taft Law School OnlineLegal Writing: Issue Conclusions. How Important Are They?2010
Taft Law School OnlineDrafting Client Letters2010
Taft Law School OnlineIntroduction to Legal Writing2010
Taft Law School OnlineStructure of Legal Writing2010
Taft Law School OnlineMurder Analysis2010
Taft Law School OnlineForms of Criminal Intent Analyzed2010
Taft Law School OnlineFreedom from Religion?2009
Taft Law School OnlineFreedom of Speech and Twitter!2009
Taft Law School OnlineExpressive Association!2009
Taft Law School OnlineInvididual Liberties2009
Taft Law School OnlineTaxation of Online Purchases2009
Taft Law School OnlineCongressional POWER! Commerce and Tax2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of UtahPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Edward Jones SeminarEstate Planning2013
Family Estate Planning SeminarEstate Planning for Families2012
8 of 8, Lecture Series on Business LawComprehensive Review of Business Law2012
7 of 8, Lecture Series on Federal Regulations, Ethics, and PolicyAntitrust and Federal Securities Laws2012
7 of 8, Lecture Series on Business LawReal Property and Landlord-Tenant Law2012
6 of 8, Lecture Series on Business LawContracts – Breach and Remedies; Warranties and Product Liability2012
5 of 8, Lecture Series on Federal Regulations, Ethics, and PolicyManagement of Employee Conduct: Agency; Forms of Doing Business2012
5 of 8, Lecture Series on Business LawContracts – Defenses to Enforceability, Third Party Rights, and Discharge2012
4 of 8, Lecture Series on Federal Regulations, Ethics, and PolicyContracts and Sales: Formation, Performance, and Remedies2012
4 of 8, Lecture Series on Business LawContracts – Agreement, Consideration, Capacity, and Legality2012
3 of 8, Lecture Series on Federal Regulations, Ethics, and PolicyBusiness Torts; Product Advertising and Liability2012
3 of 8, Lecture Series on Business LawCriminal Law; Nature and Classification of Contracts2012
2 of 8, Lecture Series on Federal Regulations, Ethics, and PolicyBusiness and the Constitution; Administrative Law; Business Crime2012
2 of 8, Lecture Series on Business LawTraditional and Online Dispute Resolution2012
1 of 8, Lecture Series on Federal Regulations, Ethics, and PolicyIntroduction to Law; Business Ethics and Social Responsibility2012
1 of 8, Lecture Series on Business LawLegal & Constitutional Business Environment2012