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Jorge F. Coombs

Of Counsel
Email: jcoombs@ylslegal.com
Direct Dial: (609) 601-6608

Education
J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1998
B.A., Rutgers College, 1993

Bar & Court Admissions
New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Memberships/Affiliations
AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, Board Member
Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County, First Vice-President
Atlantic County Bar Association

Practice Areas
Immigration and Naturalization
Criminal Law
Municipal Court
Real Estate
Civil Litigation

Biography
Of Counsel to the Firm since August 2008, Mr. Coombs received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers College, where he double majored in Political Science and Spanish. He received his Juris Doctor from the Rutgers School of Law in Camden and, while attending, was elected President of Alianza, the Latin-American law students association, and participated in both Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court and Hunter Advanced Moot Court competitions. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Coombs taught in the Linwood Public Schools and was an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at Burlington County Community College. Following his admission to the bar, his field of work has included immigration and naturalization, criminal and municipal court representation, and real estate transactions.

In 2007, Mr. Coombs was awarded the “Nuestro Pueblo” Service Award by the Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County for his frequent public seminars on immigration reform and education. In 2008, he was recognized by the Atlantic City Weekly as one of greater Atlantic City’s “Top 40 Under 40” and was awarded the Bronze Medal for Best Lawyer in The Press of Atlantic City’s annual “Best of the Press” readership poll. Mr. Coombs currently serves as Vice President of the Hispanic Alliance of Atlantic County, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of AtlantiCare Behavioral Health.

 

 
 

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