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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Fouder, CEO||The Jaques Law Office||1996 - Present|
|Equity Partner||Higgs Fletcher & Mack, LLP - San Diego||1980 - 1996|
|Associate Attorney||Overton Lyman & Prince - Los Angeles||1978 - 1980|
|Legislative Assistant||United States Senate||1973 - 1975|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Duke Law School Alumi Association||Member||1978 - Present|
|United States States Senate Alumni Association||Member||1975 - Present|
|Stanford Alumni Association||Member||1973 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|San Diego North County Bar Association||President-Elect||1998 - 1998|
|Bar Association of North San Diego County||President||1988 - 1988|
|Considine v. Shadle Hunt & Hagar LLP||Won on appeal|
|See all legal cases|
|Duke University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1978|
|Stanford University||Political Science||AB - Bachelor of Arts||1973|
Posted by Zachary
I was recently sued for defamation in San Diego, CA by a large corporation. The plaintiff alleged libel, slander, and false light. The case arose from an Internet post that I had made about the company. To defend me against this lawsuit, I researched a number of lawyers and then retained the services of defamation attorney Bruce Jaques Jr.
I consider myself very fortunate to have selected Mr. Jacques to represent me in this matter. He is exceptionally knowledgeable about the complexities of the law of defamation. Right away Mr. Jaques grasped the nuances of my case and prepared my defenses. He also approached the plaintiff's complaint in a careful, crafty way. First, using only legal arguments, he promptly persuaded the plaintiff to drop the cause of action for false light. I was thoroughly impressed and reassured by this result.
Second, Mr. Jaques took an active and aggressive approach to my defense. He accomplished this by filing a special "anti-SLAPP" motion and immediately engaged the plaintiff corporation. In only a few months, as opposed to the typical 12 to 18 months, Bruce Jaques had the libel and slander claims against me permanently dismissed. I paid the plaintiff nothing!
Posted by Sarah
Bruce has been an invaluable support and resource during a difficult and unexpected conflict that burdened our family out of the blue. He has thoughtfully reviewed all of our information, genuinely listened to our needs and goals, and responded quickly to our questions and input. We are thankful and confident that we will be well protected as events related to our situation unfold.
Posted by Gina & Jim
"We retained attorney Bruce Jaques to assist us with a delicate and very serious civil matter. There were many issues involved and our opponents were big names and well-established. Over a period of months, Bruce negotiated an excellent solution and our lives are much better due to his efforts. Bruce made the problem go away and his legal fees were reasonable. We highly recommend him.
Gina and Jim"
Thomas Gallagher, Business Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
Bruce and I worked together on a contentious business sale. Bruce was thorough and well-versed in all aspects of civil litigation. Over the years Bruce and I have become friends and I admire his enthusiasm for the law and the respect he has earned throughout the Southern California legal community. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer.