Jan 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 Ms. Jacobowitz’s direction, PREP was a 2012 recipient of the ABA’s E. Smythe Gambrell Award—the leading national award for a professionalism program. Ms. Jacobowitz speaks throughout the country and is frequently quoted on issues involving social media and technology. She is the president of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) and the co-chair of APRL’s Future of Lawyering Committee. Prior to devoting herself to legal education, Ms. Jacobowitz 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.
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