Councilman William “Al” Jacobs


Director of Public Safety

William Al Jacobs has over twenty (20) years experience in the practice of criminal law and since joining the firm, has focused on developing personal injury skills.

Prior to joiningKenneth R. Schuster & Associates, Mr. Jacobs worked as an Assistant Public Defender in  the Delaware County Public Defender’s Office. Prior to that position hewas in private practice for several
years. His legal experiencespans into the political arena as well, having served for U.S. Congressman Thomas  M. Foglietta, 1st District of Pennsylvania where he was the Managing Director  of the Chester City Office.

Education:
J.D. 1984, Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE
Masters’ Degree,Political Science, 1979, Howard University, Washington, DC
B.S. 1976, Political Science, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC

Bar Admissions:
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.

Professional Activities:
Member of theDelaware County and National Bar Associations as well as the  Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers  Association.

Community Service:
Served in theDelaware Army National Guard from 1987-1993. He is also a Board Member to the Chester Fine Arts Centerand a member of the NAACP.