Meet Our Attorney
Get to know Attorney David H. Jacoby
David H. Jacoby Elder Law Advocate, P.A. is a law practice dedicated to serving the legal needs of the elderly in Brevard County, Florida. The firm was founded by David H. Jacoby over 25 years ago and our focus remains in providing quality legal services to our clients in a wide range of practice areas and is located in Melbourne, Florida. Our attorneys have vision and experience, assisting a large and varied clientele.
Areas of Practice Concentration: Medicaid Planning, Nursing Home & Long Term Care Planning, Estate Planning, Guardianships, Wills & Trusts, Probate.
Year Established: 1990
David H. Jacoby received his Bachelor of Science in Finance in 1986 from Florida State University. He then attended Stetson University College of Law where he received a Juris Doctorate degree in 1989. In February of 1990, he established his law office in Brevard County, Florida.
Presently, David H. Jacoby is a member of and on the Board of Directors for The Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys. He is a member of The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Brevard County Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association, the Florida State Guardianship Association, and the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar. He currently sits on The Unauthorized Practice of Law (UPL) Committee of the Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar.
David Jacoby served on the Board of Directors for several years at HealthSouth Sea Pines Rehabilitation Hospital; served on the Board of Directors for Carriage Gate Homeowners Association; served as an Adjunct Instructor at Barry University instructing Business Law I and II; and served on the Board of Directors of the Brevard County Jewish Community School. Mr. Jacoby is married to his wife, Erin, and has 4 children and 6 grandchildren.
Niki Taylor, A.S., B.A.S., M.A.
Niki is one of the paralegals that handle the Probates, Guardianships, and Trust Administrations for the office. She has 8 years experience working as a paralegal in various different types of law. She has an AS degree in Paralegal Studies, a BAS degree in Criminal Justice and a MA in History. She has 3 children Lauren, Peyton, and Leighton. In her free time, she likes to travel and go to Disney with her children.