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Jan L.  Jacobowitz, Esq.

Jan L. Jacobowitz is a Lecturer in Law and Director of the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program (PREP) at the University of Miami’s School of Law. Under Jan’s direction, PREP was a 2012 recipient of the ABA’s E. Smythe Gambrell Award---the leading national award for a professionalism program.

She is the co-author of Legal Ethics and Social Media—A Practitioner’s Handbook. Jan is the president of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) and the co-chair of APRL’s Future of Lawyering Committee. She also service as an Ethics Commissioner on the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and the Public Trust.

Prior to devoting herself to legal education, Jan practiced law for over twenty years. She began her career as a Legal Aid attorney in the District of Columbia; prosecuted Nazi war criminals at the Office of Special Investigations of the U.S. Department of Justice; was in private practice in Washington, D.C. and Miami; and served as in-house counsel for a large Miami based corporation. She is a member of the D.C., Florida, and California Bars and maintains an ethics consulting practice.

Programs by Jan L.  Jacobowitz, Esq..

The Cannabis industry continues to grow not only increasing revenue and consumer use, but also creating issues throughout the country for lawyers advising clients. As the states continue to weave a patchwork quilt of cannabis regulations and the fede...

Program Number
3120
Program Date
2021-02-10
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsComplex LitigationEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleHealth Care LawIn-House CounselPharmaceutical Law
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study

Social media has become an integral part of our society. The Pew Research Center reports that approximately 70% of the adult population uses social media, and it even impacts the lives of those who elect not to engage. Lawyers clients are awash in so...

Program Number
3145
Program Date
2021-03-08
Category
Administrative Law & RegulationsComplex LitigationComputer, Internet & E-Commerce LawConstitutional LawContractsCorporate and Securities LawCybersecurityData Security and OutsourcingEthics & ProfessionalismFederal CourtsFlorida EligibleLitigation & Litigation SkillsLitigation and AppealsMedia & Communication LawRegulatory and Administrative LawTrial Skills
State
CaliforniaFloridaGeorgiaNew JerseyNew YorkTexas Self Study