Pennsylvania special education law firm Jacobson & John LLP is pleased to announce that partner Stephen J. Jacobson has been named among the 2016 Super Lawyers.
Part of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who, through a peer review and independent research process, have been identified as attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only the top 5 percent of Pennsylvania’s 50,000 lawyers are named to the Super Lawyers list each year.
Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, including verdicts and settlements; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; pro bono and community service efforts; and scholarly lectures and writings. The ultimate objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for other practitioners and consumers searching for legal counsel.
Based in Doylestown, The Education Lawyers of Jacobson & John are dedicated to ensuring that children with special needs have access to all of the educational and support services to which they are entitled. Jacobson and business partner Hollie B. John speak frequently on a variety of issues related to special education in Pennsylvania.
The managing partner of The Education Lawyers, Jacobson holds a doctorate in clinical psychology in addition to his law degree. He focuses his practice on representing students with special needs throughout Pennsylvania and served as co-chairman of the Exceptional Children Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association from 2012 to the start of 2016.
The Education Lawyers of Jacobson & John LLP have nearly 40 years of collective experience in special education, focusing on representation in education and related matters of children with special needs and their families. The Pennsylvania special education law firm represents students who receive a variety of special education services, including students with learning disabilities, autism, ADHD, speech and language impairments, intellectual disability, emotional, physical and developmental disabilities, behavioral concerns and giftedness. The Education Lawyers provide legal counsel on special education law throughout much of Pennsylvania, including the Scranton, Reading and Philadelphia areas.