Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC is a leading Maritime Injury Law firm located in Seattle, Washington. Our strong reputation has been built upon a foundation of success in even the toughest of cases. We have handled thousands of “Jones Act” seamen injury claims and recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients throughout the country. Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC represents injured workers only. Our Washington Maritime Injury Lawyers do not represent ship owners, employers, or insurance companies.
Our careers have been dedicated to the representation of workers and seamen aboard ships, tugs, fishing boats, fish processors, trawlers, draggers, longliners, crabbers, seiners, factory trawlers, gillnetters, offshore oil rigs, pleasure boats, barges, pile drivers, and derricks. Our backgrounds and practical experience provide us with the understanding of how these accidents happen and how they can be prevented. We understand how injuries impact people's lives, and how those injuries will impact their ability to earn a living and provide for their families in the future. We at Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC are dedicated to getting our clients full compensation for their injuries. When a fair settlement is not made, we are prepared to go to court.
Our Washington Maritime Injury Lawyers are the most experienced in the nation in handling wrongful death claims. We have the compassion, commitment, skill, and knowledge to recover fair compensation for the families of persons lost at sea. Our lawyers have represented over 100 families in claims of wrongful death of loved ones. Practical experience, gained over many years of litigation, is important when you need help after a family member is lost at sea.
Joseph S. Stacey is a founding member of Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC. His practice concentrates on the representation of injured maritime workers. The lawyers in Stacey & Jacobsen, PLLC do not represent corporations, employers or insurance companies. Joe represents fishermen, blue water seamen, tug and barge seamen, tankermen, longshoremen, repairmen, maritime construction workers, pilebucks, and passengers.
James Jacobsen was a merchant seaman and Alaska fisherman from 1979 to 1984. He has worked as a deckhand and mate in the Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea, Southeast Alaska and Puget Sound and is licensed by the U.S. Coast Guard. He is a former member of the Inland-boatmen's Union of the Pacific and the Alaska Fishermen's Union. Jacobsen graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1986, Order of the Coif. He served as law clerk to the Hon. Robert C. Belloni, U.S. District Court Judge, D. Oregon and was an Admiralty Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington D.C. He has been in private practice since 1992 representing injured maritime workers. He also represents employees subject to workplace harassment and discrimination. Mr. Jacobsen is licensed to practice in Washington and Alaska.
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