Ms. Jacobsen has practiced extensively in the area of common interest development law and has represented clients in establishing governance structures, preparing form sales documents obtaining public reports (permits to sell) from the California Bureau of Real Estate, and obtaining project approvals from Fannie Mae, the Federal Housing Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs for developments throughout California. Her experience in this area involves work with the Bureau of Real Estate, local governments and federal agencies in obtaining approvals of common interest development project documents.
Her practice has also included representation of home builders and non-home builders in connection with the intricacies of complying with the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.
Ms. Jacobsen’s practice is statewide and she has represented proponents of both large and small common interest developments in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, Santa Clara, San Diego, Solano and Ventura.
Ms. Jacobsen is a 2001 magna cum laude graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was executive editor of the San Diego Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif, and a cum laude graduate of St. Olaf College.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Special Counsel, 2017-present
•Dentons US LLP
- Counsel, 2015-2017
- Partner, 2014-2015
•McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP
- Partner, 2012-2014
•Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP
- Associate, 2005-2012
•Hecht, Solberg Robinson, Goldberg & Bagley LLP
- Associate, 2001-2005
•Update editor, Chapter 7 (Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions), Forming California Common Interest Developments, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 2013-2016
•California Building Industry Association
- Bureau of Real Estate Council, Member, 2012-present; Chair, 2013-2014
•San Diego Building Industry Association
- Bureau of Real Estate Subcommittee, Member, 2006-present; Chair, 2007-2014