Cooper Levenson Attorneys At Law
Cooper Levenson established the Michael Jacobson, Esq. Memorial Endowed Scholarship for the benefit of Stockton University students. Michael Jacobson, Esq. was born in Atlantic City, N.J. on August 13, 1943. A graduate of Atlantic City High School and Temple University, he went on to receive his Juris Doctor from Baylor University Law School. He practiced law in in Texas for two years before returning to New Jersey, where he was admitted to the bar in 1971. While in Texas he met his wife, Sarah. They were married in 1969.
Mr. Jacobson served as a senior partner at Cooper Levenson, P.A. of Atlantic City. A partner since 1987 and a member of the firm’s executive committee, his practice focused mainly on real estate, banking, foreclosure law and related issues. An active supporter of community organizations, he was a member and former Master of the Justice Lodge #285 F&M, and a former president of Temple Emeth Shalom. He was also a member of the Exchange Club of Atlantic City, the Atlantic City Jaycees, and the Atlantic City Rotary Club.
Mr. Jacobson served on the Stockton University Board of Trustees from 1985 until his death. He served two terms as Chair of the Board, from 2001–2004 and 1994–1996, and served longer than any previous Trustee in University history. Mr. Jacobson also formerly served on Stockton’s University’s Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Jacobson passed away on October 16, 2020 and is survived by his wife, three daughters, one son and seven grandchildren.