Erica D. Jacobsen

Erica D. Jacobsen


  • 2006
    Juris Doctor
    Suffolk Law School,
    Boston, MA
  • 1999
    Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude
    Boston University
    Boston, MA


  • Amabile & Burkly, P.C., Associate, 2008-present
    Areas of Practice include personal injury, contract, real estate, family & probate law and estate planning.
  • Law Offices of Richard A. Glaser, P.C., Associate, 2007-2008
    Areas of practice included real estate (land use) and plaintiff personal injury cases.
  • Miele Law Group P.C., Law Clerk, 2006-2007
    Assisted with patent law prosecution and litigation.
  • Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP, Legal Secretary, 2005-2006
    Assisted attorneys and other secretaries in various stages of civil litigation, estate planning, and family law.
  • Amabile & Burkly, P.C., Paralegal, 2000-2005
    Assisted attorneys in all stages of plaintiff and defense civil litigation, estate planning and administration, divorce and child custody issues, and residential real estate transactions.

Memberships / Positions

  • Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
    Admitted November 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
    Admitted April 2007
  • Plymouth County Bar Association


Before becoming an attorney, Erica began her legal career working as a paralegal at Amabile & Burkly, P.C. assisting in both plaintiff and defense civil litigation cases as well as estate planning and administration, divorce, child custody and real estate transactions. While working full time for Amabile & Burkly, Erica pursued her law degree as an evening student at Suffolk Law School and graduated in 2006.

In 2008, Attorney Jacobsen rejoined Amabile & Burkly. She primarily practices in the areas of civil litigation and probate & family law.

Attorney Jacobsen’s civil litigation practice includes personal injury, employment discrimination and contract disputes. She has assisted clients with drafting their estate documents (i.e. trust, will, durable power of attorney, health care proxy, and living will) as well as estate administration and will contests. Attorney Jacobsen also assists clients with divorce, legal separation, alimony, paternity actions, custody, child support, contempt/enforcement actions and modification actions.

She has represented individuals and corporations alike both plaintiffs and defendants in District Court, Superior Court, Probate Court and Federal Court. She has also advocated for clients before administrative agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and local boards and agencies (ZBA, Planning Board, Board of Selectmen).