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Eric A. Jacobs is the founding partner of Jacobs / Offir, P.L. and has extensive and diverse legal and business experience.  He is an experieced civil litigator in all aspects of civil litigation from personal injury to complex commercial disputes and is a board certified real estate legal exper.   Mr. Jacobs practices state-wide but focuses most of his efforts in South Florida area where his officeis located.  Mr. Jacobs has written numerous articles and been interviewed for numerous publications.  Mr. Jacobs was recenly named Entrepeneur of the Year for the City of Hollywood, Florida and the State of Florida and has taken pride in extensive public service in the community.  Mr. Jacobs sits on the City of Hollywood Devlopment Review Board and is a former member of the City of Hollywood Community Development Advisory Board and City of Hollywood Education Advisory Committee.  He earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Florida International University and earned his joint Juris Doctor / Master's Degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. 

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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 35%
    13 years, 800 cases
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 30%
    16 years, 500 cases
  3. Real Estate: 25%
    14 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    16 years, 300 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-400/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jason Lawrence Molder

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    Jason Molder Construction and development Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Liron Offir

    I endorse this lawyer's work! For the three years I have known Eric I have had the fortune of working with him and learning from him. He takes his work and client ethics to a new level. His litigation knowledge and skill far surpass that of many attonreys I have come across. Additionally, his Board Certification in Real Estate exemplifies his dedication to his practice. I strongly recommend and endorse Eric as counsel.

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    Liron Offir Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Jacobs Office
1930 Harrison St Ste 208
Hollywood, Florida, 330207828

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199906/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified Real Estate LawyerFlorida Bar2010
Up and Comer 2009Super Lawyers2009
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2009
Entrepeneur of the Year State of FloridaJunior Chamber of Commerce2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerJacobs / Offir, P.L.2006 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida BarMember1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
V-Strategic Group v. Pro Art Dental Lab, Inc.Prevailed before Florida Supreme Court
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Florida Bar Real Estate Litigation GuideReal Estate Litigation2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Florida International UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Estate PracticeReal Estate Litigation2008