As a fourth generation Floridian, Jacob was born and raised in Central Florida and continues to have strong ties to Central Florida and its family of Communities. In the course of his career, Jacob has tried over one-hundred thirty (130) jury trials, from beginning to end, earning a reputation as a successful and tireless advocate for his clients. Jacob also has extensive experience in political and government affairs, with this knowledge helping guide clients through the often cumbersome local, state, and federal regulations and governmental entities. Jacob’s clients have ranged from Fortune 50 Companies to high school students and everyone in between.
Jacob received the designation as a 2017 & 2020 “Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer" in the latest Florida Trend. Florida Legal Elite is a designation given to attorneys who meet the highest standard of excellence as determined by peer nominations and review by a blue-ribbon panel of lawyers and judges. This state-wide annual recognition is given to those, "Respected by their peers for excellence in law, these attorneys under 40 years old represent the future of the legal profession in Florida." Jacob’s has also been recognized a “Rising Star” By Super Lawyers for the past three years, 2015-2020. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This designation is only awarded to 2.5% of the over 100,000 lawyers in Florida.
In most situations, Jacob V. Stuart, P.A.’s advice is to avoid any media interaction. In some cases, however, the media can be used as a partner to garner support and allow the client’s message to be heard in the public arena. As result, Jacob Stuart, Jr. has been featured in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC NEWS, New York Post, Chicago Tribune, TIME, Daily Mail, VICE, Buzzfeed, Atlanta Journal Constitution, USA TODAY, and the Orlando Sentinel.
Jacob is married to Katie Stuart, who is a trauma nurse at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida. Together they have three beautiful children, Emma, Savannah, and Jacob, III.