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Jacob Summer- Owner/Operator

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Jacob “Jake” Summer is a dedicated attorney that is deeply committed to the ethical oath of his profession, treating each client with unparalleled respect and dignity. His law practice is characterized by diligent communication and meticulous attention to detail in preparing a robust and creative defense of his client’s case. Jake’s grounding in legal practice began with his education at Mercer Law School, where he worked for both public defender offices and at the

prosecutor’s office, developing a solid understanding of the ins and outs of the criminal justice system.

After graduating from Mercer Law School and serving as an Assistant Public Defender, Jake founded his own firm in Gainesville, Georgia in 2021. Although his practice is located in Hall County, he has successfully represented clients across a multitude of counties. These include Augusta- Richmond, Banks, Barrow, Cherokee, Cobb, Dawson, Dekalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson, Jefferson, Lumpkin, Polk, Rabun, and White Counties.

Jake is a distinguished criminal defense attorney renowned for his extensive experience across a wide range of cases. His practice covers the spectrum from misdemeanors to serious felonies. Jacob has represented an impressive amount of clients, demonstrating his deep expertise and comprehensive knowledge in criminal law. He has maintained an undefeated record in jury trials, a testament to his exceptional skills in courtroom advocacy. This record is particularly highlighted by a full acquittal of all counts after a three-day jury trial in 2022, emphasizing his prowess in crafting persuasive arguments and effectively engaging with juries.

An important aspect of his practice, as consistently noted in numerous reviews, is the significance Jake places on effective communication with his clients. This focus on clear and constant interaction ensures that clients are well-informed and supported throughout the legal process.

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Patty Lawson – Legal Assistant at Jacob Summer Law
Patty joined the team at Jacob Summer Law in 2023, bringing a rich and diverse background to our firm. Prior to working in the legal field, she spent several years with the Peace Corps in Zambia, an experience that not only honed her skills in cross-cultural communication and problem-solving but also deepened her commitment to serving others.

With a strong interest in the field of law, Patricia’s transition to a legal environment was a natural progression. Her time in Zambia equipped her with unique insights and a global perspective that prove invaluable in our diverse and dynamic legal setting. Her ability to empathize with clients from various backgrounds and understand their unique situations is a tremendous asset to our firm.

At Jacob Summer Law, Patricia is known for her meticulous attention to detail, organizational skills, and a deep-seated passion for justice. She plays a pivotal role in supporting our legal team, ensuring that every client receives the highest standard of care and service.

Patricia’s dedication and enthusiasm not only enrich our team but also contribute significantly to our mission of providing exceptional legal representation. Her presence at our firm strengthens our ability to tackle complex legal challenges and uphold our commitment to defending our clients’ rights with integrity and expertise.

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Marilyn Moen – Legal Assistant at Jacob Summer Law
Marilyn became a valued member of the Jacob Summer Law team in 2023, bringing with her a wealth of experience from the real estate sector. Her background in real estate not only endowed her with exceptional customer service skills but also gave her substantial experience in dealing with a diverse clientele, skills which she now adeptly applies in the legal field.

Prior to joining our firm, Marilyn’s career in real estate honed her abilities in client relations, negotiation, and problem-solving – all of which are crucial in navigating the complexities of legal work. Her transition to the legal industry was driven by a passion for the law and a desire to have a more direct impact on people’s lives.

At Jacob Summer Law, Marilyn is known for her excellent communication skills, her ability to build and maintain strong client relationships, and her knack for managing intricate case details with ease and efficiency. She excels in creating a welcoming and supportive environment for our clients, understanding the importance of empathy and support in legal matters.

Marilyn’s dedication to providing outstanding service and her commitment to the firm’s mission of delivering top-tier legal representation are evident in her daily interactions and professional accomplishments. Her presence at Jacob Summer Law enhances our ability to offer comprehensive and compassionate legal assistance to our clients, ensuring that their experience with our firm is both positive and productive.