Over the years I have worked on cases spanning many areas of law such as marriage dissolution issues, transferring trademarks, elder abuse, financial abuse, restraining orders, domestic violence charges, reviewing contracts, updating trusts, government-tort liability, and real estate disputes. Additionally, I have extensive experience in Criminal Law.
Experience in the legal field has taught me many important lessons. I always work to keep my clients informed. I show my clients respect and try to explain everything in terms that are understandable. I routinely consult with clients regarding their most intimate and important issues. I advise my clients to choose their battles wisely because it is important to me that the best possible results are obtained in each individual situation.
My office is centrally located in San Diego, and I represent clients throughout the entire county.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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I have known Mr. Austin for several years and met him at a DUI attorney continuing education conference. He is a rare attorney that will go the extra mile for his clients. In fact, I have seen him take a clients phone call after hours to make sure his client was well taken care of. He has an exceptional grasp on the law and is always very knowledgeable on the newest developments in the law. I endorse this lawyer.
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This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
This sanction means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar placed conditions on the lawyer's activities to try to prevent a recurrence of the wrongful act.
Jacob’s comment: “This reproval is not due to misconduct related to practicing law. I have never had a bar complaint filed against me by a client. The reproval is the State Bar's way of punishing me because I was convicted for riding my motorcycle while having alcohol in my system above the legal limit. While this was indeed a grave and hugely irrresponsible mistake on my part; you can bet I now know more about DUIs from every perspective of the system than the majority of San Diego DUI attorneys.”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client's Choice Award||Avvo||2014|
|Principal||Law Office of Jacob Austin||2013 - Present|
|Assistant Attorney||Law Offices of Andrew Flores||2011 - Present|
|Legal Intern||Community Legal Information Center Chico, Ca||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association, Young/New Lawyers Division||Member||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Officer||2013 - Present|
|Felony drug possession charges/resisting arrest||Drug Court granted|
|Second DUI in 3 months||Traffic Infraction|
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|Brochure||Defending Your Rights at DUI Checkpoints||2015|
|Thomas Jefferson School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|California State University, Chico||Political Science - Legal Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Getting Ready to Practice Law||Being a Solo Practitioner||2014|