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Kenny Jacobs
Attorney at Law

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Kenny moved to Omaha from South Dakota in September 2015 after spending 6 years as a public defender. He currently specializes in cases involving criminal defense, DWI/DUI, drug possession and distribution, assaults and firearm possession, as well as traffic violations/citations.

Kenny has worked on a variety of cases involving Traffic/Driving Offenses, DWI/DUI, Assault, Drug Possession, and Distribution. He has also had jury trials involving Murder 1st Degree, Aggravated Assault, and multiple DWI cases.

Kenny is currently President of the Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorney Association as well as a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and National College for DUI Defense.

In 2020 he successfully completed a 24-hour Practitioner Course focused on DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, a course recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

At USD he was active in the R.D. Hurd Family Law Clinic. He also interned at the Federal Public Defenders office in Omaha, Nebraska in 2008. During the 2008 & 2009 school years, he interned at the Minnehaha County Public Defenders Office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. For volunteer work throughout law school, Kenny was awarded the first annual R.D. Hurd Pro Bono Student of the Year Award in 2009.

Upon graduation from USD in May of 2009, he accepted a position at the Minnehaha County Public Defenders Office where he remained for 6 years.

I strive to see my clients succeed.


  • J.D. - University of South Dakota School of Law, 2009

  • B.S. - Truman State University, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • South Dakota, 2009

  • Nebraska, 2011

  • Missouri, 2015