REEVE G. "JAY" JACOBUS, JR.

Founding Partner 

303 Highland Park Cove, Suite A

Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157

Local: 601-991-2000

Direct: 601-326-3316

Toll Free: 866-263-2072

Fax: 601-991-0859

Areas of Practice

  • Mediation Services

  • General Litigation

  • Insurance Defense & Coverage

  • Estate Administration & Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1985

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Mississippi Bar, Member

  • Capital Area Bar Association, Member

  • Madison County Bar Association, Member

  • Charles Clark Inn of Court, Bencher Member

  • Mississippi College School of Law Alumni Association, Prior President, 2000-2001

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2014 - 2017

  • Former recipient of the Award of Merit from the Jackson Young Lawyers Association, 1990-1991

  • Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year from the Hinds County Bar Association, 1998-1999

  • Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award from the Mississippi Bar Association, 2000

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi, 1984

  • University of Southern Mississippi, 1981

Past Employment Positions

  • Ward, Martin, Hassell, Jones & Williford, Associate Attorney, 1989 – 1991

  • Trustmark National Bank, Personal Trust and Estate Division and Corporate Trust Division, 1984 – 1989

Instructional Courses and Presentations

  • Louisiana State University School of Law, Adjunct Faculty Member, Trial Advocacy Training Program, a NITA-based program, 1998 – 2015

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Faculty Member, Gulf Coast Regional Program, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2004 – present

  • NITA Deposition Program, Faculty, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2011 – 2013; 2015 - present

  • BLG301, Faculty, a trial advocacy in-service program conducted by Borden, Ladner & Gervais, Canada, (bi-annually) 2007 – present

Legal Assistant:

MARY NELL HOLLAND

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Jay Jacobus is a skilled litigator.  He teaches his litigation skills to lawyers around the world.