Virginia Ann Jacobson

Virginia Ann Jacobson

Private Atty consultation & representation, family law, Guardian/Conservator
  • Family Law, Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • Arizona, New York
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In legal practice since 1996, Virginia Ann Jacobson has sought to provide caring and effective assistance and representation to a wide range of clients in need of legal counsel. Coming from central New York originally, after attending Cornell University and then State Univ. of New York at Buffalo School of Law, Ms. Jacobson made Prescott, Arizona her home. After five years as a passionate and hard working deputy public defender, Ms. Jacobson continues to provide consultation, self-help and traditional representation in the areas of family law, child custody and divorce, juvenile, guardianship and conservatorship, and select civil practice areas. Ms. Jacobson has been active as a Board Member and fundraiser with local non-profit Prescott People Who Care from 2008 through 2016 (serving as board president in 2010-2011, then vice president in 2011-2013) and as a member of PEAC (Prevention of Elder Abuse Coalition) through 2016. She continues as an active volunteer with People Who Care to this day, and urges you to consider volunteering with this wonderful non-profit. Ms. Jacobson is also trained in mediation, grant writing and advocacy. Lastly, she has taught as an adjunct professor at Yavapai College for several years, teaching the Criminal Law and Procedure and the Civil Tort Litigation courses in the Paralegal program through 2014. She continues to value serving those in need of legal help and access to the court system and volunteering in her community.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Elder Law
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Provide consultations for a one-time reduced fee, as well as advisory assistance (self help and ongoing consultation) and full representation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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Professional Experience
Attorney at Law
Private Practice, Prescott, Arizona
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General practice, incl. family law, child custody, criminal matters including juvenile, guardian & conservatorship & other general civil practice areas.
Adjunct Professor
Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ
Teach Criminal Law and Procedure course and Civil Tort Litigation course as part of Paralegal Program at Yavapai College.
Attorney at Law
Yavapai County Public Defender's Office, Prescott, AZ
Handled heavy casehold of indigent criminal cases, both misdemeanors and felonies, as well as Title 36 civil commitment cases.
Attorney at Law
Private Practice, New York State
General practice, including probate, civil, criminal misdemeanors.
State University of New York - Buffalo
J.D. (1995) | Law
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Cornell University
B.S. | Human Behavior and Social Justice
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Professional Associations
Prescott People Who Care
Volunteer & Board Member('08-'16,Bd. President'10-11,VP '11-'13))
- Current
Activities: People Who Care is a non-profit organization with almost two decades of success in providing caring volunteer assistance for the elderly, chronically ill or disabled adults helping them maintain their sense of independence and quality of life by being able to remain in their own homes and communities. This is a challenging mission in a county that is 10 square miles larger than the state of New Jersey, and all services are provided free of charge! Please call (928) 445-2480 if you are interested in volunteering!
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Prescott In-Floor Heating and Plumbing, LLC
Business Manager and Legal Advisor
- Current
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Arizona State Bar
- Current
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New York State Bar  # 2717049
- Current
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Prevention of Elder Abuse Coalition (PEAC)
Activities: The mission of the Prevention of Elder Abuse Coalition (PEAC) is to eliminate abuse and exploitation of vulnerable older adults through prevention, identification, education, and intervention in a collaborative community effort.
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Virginia Ann Jacobson, Esq.
Prescott, AZ, USA
Telephone: (928) 708-0682
Cell: (928) 708-0682
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