Jacob M. Lipsky
Supervising Attorney, Brooklyn Adolescent Representation Team
Jacob McClain Lipsky is a resident of Brooklyn. He grew up in the Boston, Massachusetts area and graduated from Brookline High School in 1988. He received a B.A. in political science from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. In 2006, Mr. Lipsky received his juris doctorate from the Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Lipsky joined Brooklyn Defender Services in the fall of 2006.
While attending Northeastern School of Law, Mr. Lipsky participated in the Prisoners’ Rights clinic where he successfully represented a client serving a 2nd degree life sentence for murder at his first parole hearing. Mr. Lipsky also participated in the Criminal Advocacy Clinic and was active in the Black Law Students Association, Kemet Chapter of Northeastern School of Law. He also held internships with Federal Magistrate Judge the Honorable Judge Ronald Ellis, of the Second Circuit; National Public Radio in Washington D.C.; the Criminal Defense Division of The Legal Aid Society of New York City, Queens Office; and the Miami-Dade Office of the Public Defender.