DONALD L. JACOBS has practiced personal injury and insurance law in the Portland/Vancouver
area since 1979. He is currently a sole practitioner with offices in Vancouver and Portland. He received his JD from Seattle University.
Mr. Jacobs is proud to be an active member of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ),
the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) and the American Association for Justice (AAJ). He
currently serves on the governing Board of OTLA as its Immediate Past President. He also serves
as the 2010 Oregon State Delegate to AAJ. From 1993 to 2000, he served in various leadership
positions on the governing board of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (WSTLA). In the past, WSTLA has honored him with its Alvin Anderson Award as well as its Award for
Professionalism. In 2008, OTLA honored him with its Presidents Award. Also in 2008, the Oregon
State Bar Association presented him with a President's Special Award of Appreciation for his
outstanding leadership in promoting access to justice in Oregon.
In his spare time, he fishes, hunts and plays drums with several bands of aging musicians still semiviable in the Portland music scene.