Sarah Jacobs & Jamie Berger | How To Grow Your Law Firm by Being Mission-Driven

Sarah JacobsSarah J. Jacobs, Esq. is the Co-founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC, a boutique law firm dedicated to helping families before, during, and after divorce. Through practical, goal-oriented advice, Jacobs Berger de-stresses the divorce process by encouraging families to weigh options and plan long-term solutions.

Sarah is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial law attorney and qualified as a family law mediator. With nearly 20 years of experience practicing law throughout New Jersey, she concentrates on litigation involving child custody and relocation issues and the role of experts, evaluations, parent coordination, and mediation in family law matters. As a family law mediator and litigator, Sarah works with negotiation-minded clients in cooperative settings.

Sarah maintains the importance of family and preserving relationships during tumultuous times. This belief has allowed her to cultivate a mission-driven firm that provides a solutions-guided approach to all aspects of family law.

Jamie BergerJamie N. Berger, Esq. is the Co-founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC, which she manages with the goal of providing high-quality services customized for each client’s unique needs. She practices exclusively in the area of family law, including divorce, mediation and arbitration, alimony, and marital settlement agreements.

As a member of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Section, Jamie has extensive experience in the litigation of family and appellate court proceedings. Before entering private practice, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Eugene A. Iadanza, J.S.C. in the Monmouth County Superior Court, Family Part.

With a strong belief in promoting healthy relationships between children and their parents or guardians, Jamie encourages her clients to look beyond hardships to focus on the future. By leveraging this perspective in her practice approach, she can grow and sustain a thriving, goal-oriented firm.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

      • How Sarah Jacobs and Jamie Berger began practicing law together
      • Shifting trends in marriage and divorce
      • Jamie and Sarah’s catalyst for de-stressing the divorce process 
      • What prompted Jacobs Berger, LLC to rebrand with a distinct mission? 
      • The impact of a mission-driven approach on marketing efforts
      • Sarah and Jamie share how their purpose fuels their personal and professional satisfaction 
      • Advice for repositioning a firm with a nontraditional practice method 

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      While law firms are businesses that strive to make a profit, lawyers also recognize the importance of serving clients with conviction and consideration for their individual situations. How can you grow your practice by positioning your law firm with a mission-driven, client-focused approach?

      With a demonstrated history of helping clients navigate family law issues with less stress, Sarah Jacobs and Jamie Berger focus on alternative dispute resolution and mediation by connecting with clients to understand their end goals. By rebranding their firm with this service-based approach, the duo has developed specialized solutions for clients and an exclusive scaling method for their business. As an advocate for clients, it’s crucial to acknowledge their needs and make them feel empowered to find the best solution.

      In this episode of The Lawyer’s Edge Podcast, Elise Holtzman chats with Sarah Jacobs and Jamie Berger, the Co-founders of Jacobs Berger, LLC, about how their mission to de-stress the divorce process has benefited their firm. Together, they discuss evolving marriage and divorce trends, how to reposition your law firm with a purpose, and how having a mission facilitates personal satisfaction. 

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