Background: Born and raised in Puyallup, Washington and a graduate of Puyallup High School. Graduated from Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington in 1971 and Gonzaga Law School in 1976.
I have been practicing law for 35 years. Former president of the greater Tacoma Christian Layman's Outreach who puts on the second largest prayer breakfast in the country. I have been actively involved in community activities and charities and have served on numerous boards for many years.
Associations: Eagle member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association. Former trustee of the Pierce County Bar Association. Vice President and President elect for the Greater Tacoma Christian Layman's Outreach, sponsor of the Pierce County Prayer Breakfast.
Representing: General Council for the Washington Pacific Church of the Nazarene for 25 years. Successfully represented over 15,000 clients in personal injury cases, obtaining settlements, arbitration awards and jury verdicts that exceed 18 million dollars.
My Wife: Gaye Jacobs is a registered nurse doing consulting for alternative treatment for cancer patients.