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Philip E. Jacobowitz

Philip E. Jacobowitz

Family Law and Child Custody / Visitation Lawyer
The Law Firm of Jacobowitz & Defino, P.C.
Oakhurst, NJ
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Attorney Biography

Philip E. Jacobowitz was born and raised in New York City.Phil has dedicated his career exclusively to family law practice since 1971. In 1983, he founded Jacobowitz, Defino, Latimer, Fradkin, Comer & O'Toole, P.C.; now Jacobowitz & Defino, P.C., a firm focused on all aspects of family law practice.Prior to establishing a successful law firm, Phil served for three years as a law intern with Smith & Steibel in NYC, where he represented the British Counsel General. He worked for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington, D.C. for three years, handling complex communications litigation. Phil also served as general litigator with Kohn, Kirsch & Needle in Newark, NJ and for 12 years as a founding partner in the firm of Barrett, Jacobowitz & Bass in Ocean, NJ.Phil's service to his community includes eight years as an elected member of the West Long Branch Board of Education, adjunct professor of Constitutional Law at Brookdale Community College and instructor for the Monmouth Bar Association.

Phil has been named as Top Attorney in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly Magazine and a New Jersey Super Lawyer, a testament to his exceptional skills and dedication to high ethical standards.Phil and his wife Jean Schick-Jacobowitz make their home in West Long Branch, NJ and have six children and five grandchildren.Bar admissions:1. Superior Court of New Jersey, 19662. U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 19663. U.S. Supreme Court, 1972Education:1. Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, B.S., 19632. New York Law School, J.D., 1966Professional associations:1. Monmouth County Bar Association (1.a) President 1985 â€" 1986 (1.b) Trustee and officer, 1975 â€" 1986 (1.c) Family Law Section of the Monmouth Bar Association, chairperson (1.d) Early Settlement Panel, Monmouth County Bar Association2. Haydn Proctor Inns of Court, Family Law Section (2.a) Chairperson (2.b) Principal lecturer3. Ocean County Bar Association4. Judicial Selection Committee5. Judicial Appointment Committee6. Judicial Evaluation CommitteeHonors and awards:1. Named a New Jersey Super Lawyer2. Named a Top Attorney in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly Magazine

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Practice Areas

Family Law (19%)
Child Custody / Visitation (18%)
Alimony / Spousal Support (9%)
Divorce (9%)
Child Support (9%)
Divorce Mediation (9%)
Adoption (9%)
Property Division (9%)
Prenuptial and Marital Agreements (9%)
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New Jersey State Bar
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Philip E. Jacobowitz
The Law Firm of Jacobowitz & Defino, P.C.
257 Monmouth Road
Oakhurst, NJ 07755
Office: 732-800-2827

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