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.
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
updated on 11/16/2015
A censure or reprimand issued by the Supreme Court or the State Bar Court that is not a matter of public record unless imposed after the initiation of formal disciplinary proceedings. No period of suspension is imposed. The reproval may be imposed with duties or conditions.
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|
|Brochure||Defending Your Rights at DUI Checkpoints||2015|
|Thomas Jefferson SOL||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
|California St Univ Chico||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Getting Ready to Practice Law||Being a Solo Practitioner||2014|
|211 Robbery||Case settled for a theft charge. Client released at resolution of case within 2 months.|
|Felony possession and use of explosives||Felony reduction, 3 charges dismissed.|
|Felony theft reduced to a misdemeanor||Felony reduction|
|Second DUI in 3 months||Traffic Infraction|
|Felony drug possession charges/resisting arrest||Drug Court granted|
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Tue Oct 20 2015
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Mon Jul 06 2015
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