After graduating from Colby College, Jason attended University of Maine School of Law in Portland where he graduated cum laude. During law school, Jason gained experience representing large corporations such as Bath Iron Works at the firm of Monaghan Leahy in Portland. He also completed an internship for the Kennebec County District Attorney’s office. After law school, Jason worked in the Appellate Division of Unum Insurance Company. In 2001, Jason left Unum for private practice and he has been representing Maine people ever since.
After joining private practice, Jason trained under his father, former attorney and current Maine Supreme Court Justice Joseph Jabar and former law partner and current Maine Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy. Jason currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Maine Trial Lawyers Association and is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Jason has experience handling hundreds of cases, including 2 criminal homicide cases, and he was involved in one of the largest civil cases in Maine history. He has fought in over one hundred contested trials, including several jury trials. In Jason’s first personal injury jury trial, he obtained a $ 148,000 jury verdict for his injured Client after a 4-day trial. In that case, the opposing insurance company, State Farm, offered nothing to settle. Since then, Jason has obtained Court Judgments of $ 406,000, $311,000, and $ 175,000 for his clients, all in cases where the opposing party ! offered nothing to settle. In January, 2013, Jason was given the prestigious “Top 40 Under” label at the National Trial Lawyers Association Summit in Miami. Jason has helped his clients recover over 10 million dollars in settlements and judgments for their injuries. Jason is experienced in both state and federal courts. His practice includes all types of litigation, with focus on personal injury law. Jason is head of the JBRL litigation department. Because of his strong experience and reputation in personal injury law, other Maine attorneys regularly refer personal injury cases to Jason.