Paul C. Jacobson

Paul C. Jacobson: Attorney with Sands Anderson PC
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  • 4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27607-7506
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Paul C. Jacobson is a member of the firm’s Government Group and counsels local governments on general municipal and public finance issues.

For over 25 years, Paul has brought creative and forward-thinking legal solutions to communities in North Carolina and Virginia. Paul listens to his client’s needs in order to understand how to help them look forward, stay on track, and come out ahead.

Paul provides hands-on support to help localities develop comprehensive strategies to finance public projects such as schools, courthouses, water and sewer infrastructure, as well as economic development projects. With each client, Paul looks for inventive solutions to short-term legal needs and long-term community goals. He understands that in order to address specific challenges and concerns he must recognize what’s at stake in the community, and therefore relies on in-depth, active conversations to serve each client’s unique needs.

Before joining the firm, Paul was associated with the Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia. While there, he worked on legal and policy issues with a wide variety of local, regional, and state agencies. When not working, Paul enjoys engaging in his community, as well as staying active swimming and traveling.

Professional Highlights

•Experience with general obligation, lease revenue, limited obligation and lease purchase borrowings on a tax-exempt basis
•Offers guidance on tax-exempt and taxable economic development financing
•Serves as general counsel to localities on public records and open meetings, procurement, land use, real estate and contract issues


News About Paul C. Jacobson

•Sands Anderson Local Government Attorneys Awarded LGA Special Projects Award
•Sands Anderson's North Carolina Law Office Relocates

Favorite Book

•Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
by Robert M. Persig

Community Service

•Finance Committee and Global Missions Committee, St. Philip's Episcopal Church

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Government
  • Municipal Finance & Bonds
  • Economic Development

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Pomona College, B.A., 1978
Law School Attended:
Arizona State University, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
1981, Arizona; 2001, North Carolina; 1991, Virginia

Professional Affiliations

•National Association of Bond Lawyers
•North Carolina State Bar
•Virginia State Bar
•North Carolina Municipal Attorneys Association
•North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association
•Local Government Attorneys of Virginia

Birth Information:
Huntington, NY, 1956
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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