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Thomas A. Jacobson

Tom’s practice is focused primarily on personal injury defense. He has extensive experience defending trucking, automobile, premises liability, elevator, fitness club and construction related personal injury claims.  He has also defended civil rights, insurance coverage, construction defect, city code violation, battery, landlord/tenant and professional liability cases.

In 2002, Tom served as a legal assistant at the American Bar Association Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative in Pristina, Kosovo, where he worked with American and Kosovar attorneys on issues in developing the legal system in a post-conflict environment as well as administering a law student exchange program. While in law school, he also conducted extensive research on terrorism-related legislation, municipal tort liability, and the regulation of nuclear material.

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, JD, 2003; certificate in international law; member, DePaul Law Review, Sullivan Fellowship with the International Human Rights Law Institute; Jessop International Moot Court
  • DePaul University, BA, 1998

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • United States District Court: Northern District of Illinois