Jacobs Injury Law, S.C
219 N. Milwaukee St
Milwaukee , WI 53202
Ann Jacobs Personal Injury Lawyer
Jacobs Injury Law, S.C
Ann S. Jacobs is the founder of Jacobs Injury Law. Her practice includes automobile accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect cases, financial abuse/fraud, as well as medical malpractice cases.
She is a 1992 Cum Laude graduate of University of Wisconsin Law School, where she was a member and coach of the Intellectual Property Moot Court Team. She completed her undergraduate at University of Wisconsin with distinction, winning the Leon Epstein Award for Outstanding Student in American Government.
Ms. Jacobs began her legal career as a public defender, litigating dozens of jury trials over nearly a decade, from juvenile cases to homicides. She honed her trial skills during that period, and championed cases for her clients. During that time, she was one of the original authors of the Wisconsin Juvenile Law Handbook, published by the State Bar of Wisconsin, writing the original chapter on the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act.
Ms. Jacobs left the public defenders office and began her career as a trial attorney in private practice, advocating for the rights of the injured. Since then she has represented hundreds of clients in a wide variety of cases, winning outstanding results for them, including at trial.
In recognition of her outstanding work on behalf of her clients, she has been honored as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in the state of Wisconsin from 2011 through 2021, among the top 25 lawyers in Milwaukee from 2011 through 2021, and one of the top 25 Women Lawyers in the State of Wisconsin by Super lawyers every year from 2005 to 2021, as seen in Milwaukee Magazine. She was also honored as a “Wisconsin Woman in the Law” by the Wisconsin Law Journal in 2010. M Magazine of Milwaukee also named her a “Leading Lawyer” in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 in both Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice. Click here to download brochure.
In 2018, Ms. Jacobs was honored by her peers and named “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by the Wisconsin Association for Justice. This Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated strong commitment to the goals for which the Wisconsin Association for Justice was established: Promotion of the administration of justice for the public good Upholding the honor and dignity of the profession of law Upholding the right of trial by jury Preserving and enhancing the rights of persons to have access to the Courts and our system of justice, and to afford everyone a full, fair and timely remedy for wrongs done. https://www.wisjustice.org/index.cfm?pg=Awards
In 2019, 2020 and again in 2021, Jacobs Injury Law, S.C. was listed among the Best Lawyers® in the category of Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs.
In addition to her strong practice, Ms. Jacobs is one of the authors of the Law of Damages book published by the State Bar of Wisconsin, co-writing the chapter on pain and suffering. She also co-authors a chapter in the State Bar Book Advising Older clients in Wisconsin which addresses negligence claims for the older client. She is also a frequent lecturer to attorneys across the state and nationally on many topics, including subrogation, ethics, election law, nursing home neglect, and has presented on those topics many times.
In 2013 she was elected President of Wisconsin Association for Justice, (Wisconsin’s Trial Lawyer Association), and continues to serve on their Board of Directors. She is a founding member of the organization’s Women’s caucus, which began in 2007 and remains an active part of that group.
She was elected in 2012 to the Milwaukee Bar Association Board of Directors, serving until 2015. Additionally, she had served as chair of the Milwaukee Bar’s Lawyer Referral Information Service (LRIS) Committee from 2006-2015. In recognition of her long-standing expertise in the area, the American Bar Association appointed her to their National LRIS committee, which oversees the certification of Lawyer Referral Services across the United States.
In 2016, she was appointed to a 5-year term on the State of Wisconsin’s newly-formed State Elections Commission and served as its vice-chair. The Commission has oversight over all of Wisconsin’s election administration functions.
Ms. Jacobs is fluent in Spanish and represents many non-English speaking clients in a wide variety of cases. She is a member of the Wisconsin Hispanic Lawyers Association. She is a life-long resident of Milwaukee, residing on the east side with her husband and three children.