Jason M. Jabar
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 previously served on the Board of Directors for the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Jason has handled hundreds of cases, including 2 criminal homicide cases. 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 offered nothing to settle. Jason has also obtained Court Judgments of $406,000, $311,000, and $175,000 for his clients, both in cases where the opposing party offered nothing to settle.
Jason recently defeated Aetna’s New York City lawyers in a hard fought battle in Federal Court to reinstate his client’s long term disability benefits. In January, 2013, Jason was given the prestigious “Top 40 Under 40” 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, and he is experienced in both state and federal courts. He has experience in various types of litigation with focus on personal injury law. Because of his strong experience and reputation in personal injury law, other Maine attorneys regularly refer personal injury cases to Jason.