Michelle Jacobs has been appointed to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin (FDSW).
Michelle Jacobs was selected in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyer in America© for her high caliber of work in the practice area of Criminal Defense: White Collar.
The Seventh Circuit has reversed a conviction and ordered a resentencing for the firm’s client because the statute of conviction was unconstitutionally vague. The firm now has 14 criminal-defense victories on appeal.
The Seventh Circuit has ordered a resentencing for the firm’s client because the client was sentenced under an incorrect mandatory minimum. The firm now has 13 criminal-defense victories in that court.
Michelle Jacobs has been awarded the Judge Robert W. Warren Public Service Award from the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association for her outstanding commitment to public service both in the U.S. Attorney’s Office and in private practice.
The Seventh Circuit has ordered a resentencing for the firm’s client because the government did not present sufficient evidence that the firearms-trafficking enhancement was warranted. This is the twelfth Seventh Circuit criminal-defense victory for the firm.