Mr. Jacobs was born in Bismarck, North Dakota. He received a full scholarship to attend Creighton University, in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1995, he graduated cum laude from Creighton University with a bachelor's degree in psychology.
From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Jacobs served on active duty as an Army officer assigned to the 1st Brigade of the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas. During that time, he was deployed in support of U.S. missions abroad. After achieving the rank of Captain, he left active duty to attend law school.
In 1999, Mr. Jacobs received an academic scholarship to attend the St. Louis University School of Law, in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2003, he graduated from St. Louis University with a law degree, and a master's degree in business administration.
In 2004, Mr. Jacobs began his legal career in Honolulu. He spent four years as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu, primarily as a member of the Career Criminal Division. As a prosecutor, he enjoyed an intense trial practice and obtained extensive jury trial experience. Mr. Jacobs also spent six years practicing insurance defense law. During that time, he became very experienced in evaluating personal injury cases, and defending against them.
In 2013, Mr. Jacobs founded the Law Office of Jon S. Jacobs to serve the people of Hawaii and visitors to the islands, by seeking justice and fair compensation for personal injury victims.
Mr. Jacobs is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Hawaii, and he is a member of the Hawaii State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Hawaii Association for Justice, and American Association for Justice.
|Owner||Law Office of Jon S. Jacobs, LLLC, Honolulu, Hawaii||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Grand Jury Counsel, Circuit Court of the First Circuit, Honolulu, Hawaii||2015 - 2015|
|Associate||Henderson Gallagher Kane AAL, ALC, Honolulu, Hawaii||2009 - 2013|
|Deputy Prosecuting Attorney||Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, City and County of Honolulu||2005 - 2009|
|Associate||Wong & Oshima, Honolulu, Hawaii||2004 - 2005|
|Officer||United States Army||1995 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2015 - Present|
|Hawaii Association for Justice||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Hawaii State Bar Association||Member||2003 - Present|
|Saint Louis University||JD/MBA - Juris Doctor and MBA||2003|
|Creighton University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
|State v. Corder, 121 Haw. 451; 220 P.3d 1032 (2009)|
|State v. Coles, 120 Haw. 417; 209 P.3d 194 (2009)|
|State v. Iseke, 228 P.3d 376 (Haw. Ct. App. 2010)|