Milwaukee attorney Ann S. Jacobs elected Treasurer of state lawyer group

MADISON, Wis. - Milwaukee attorney Ann S. Jacobs was elected Treasurer of the Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ) at the organization's annual meeting on Dec. 3.  Jacobs was one of five officers sworn in to serve during 2011. In addition, 33 members of the association's Board of Directors were installed.

As treasurer, Jacobs will be the fifth highest-ranking elected officer of WAJ.

Ann Jacobs is a shareholder with Domnitz & Skemp, S.C., in Milwaukee specializing in representing victims of serious injury, automobile accidents and nursing home abuse and neglect.

Jacobs received her undergraduate degree in political science with distinction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989, and received her law degree cum laude from UW-Madison in 1992.

Jacobs is the vice chair of the Milwaukee Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Services Committee, is a member of the board of directors for the Equal Justice Fund and is a founding member of the Wisconsin Association for Justice Women's Caucus.

She is a member of the American Bar Association's national standing committee for Lawyer Regulation and Information Services. She lectures extensively on subrogation law and is an author of the State Bar of Wisconsin book on The Law of Damages.

Jacobs has been named one of the top 25 women lawyers in Wisconsin and a Superlawyer by Law & Politics Magazine each year for the past 6 years (2005-10).
 
She resides on the east side of Milwaukee with her husband and three children.

WAJ is the largest voluntary statewide bar organization in Wisconsin. Members of the Association are attorneys who represent consumers seeking to hold wrongdoers accountable for injuries arising from accidents, malpractice or unsafe products.

The Wisconsin Association for Justice stands with consumers to promote a fair and effective justice system for every citizen, not just the privileged and wealthy.

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