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News - October 3, 2018

Jones Foster Welcomes Jacob Coates

Jones Foster is proud to announce the addition of Jacob Z. Coates as a member of the Firm’s Litigation group in its West Palm Beach office. Coates served as Summer Associates during Jones Foster’s 2017 Summer Associate Program, and the decision to hire Jacob following his graduation is part of the Firm’s ongoing commitment to the development of the next generation of attorneys. 

“Jones Foster believes in empowering our young attorneys to pursue their personal and professional goals so that they have the ability to emerge as leaders in their areas of focus,” said Theodore Kypreos, Jones Foster Board Member. “We are thrilled to have Jacob  join the Firm full time after a successful 2017 Summer Associate Program and we are confident that he will add significant value to our Real Estate and Litigation practice groups in a rapidly evolving South Florida business climate.”

Jacob Z. Coates

Coates earned his Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, in 2018 from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he served on the Florida Law Review and received several Book Awards. While at The University of Florida, Jacob was a judicial intern to the Honorable Jonathan D. Gerber of the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach, FL

Jacob Coates