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Jacob Karam


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From being the eldest of five siblings to being a Green Bay Packer, Jacob’s entire life trained him for a life of advocacy and relentless effort on behalf of others. He brings his incredible skill, tireless compassion, and genuine leadership to bear for every client.
“It takes more than talent and intelligence to be a trial lawyer—it takes passion. There is no one that is more passionate about fighting for their clients than us. We play to win.



Jacob Karam is a dedicated trial lawyer committed to achieving the best results possible for his clients. Jacob grew up in Friendswood, TX as the oldest of five siblings. From a young age, he knew he wanted to advocate for those in need.

Jacob found an outlet for his competitive nature on the football field. He was a three-time all-state quarterback and played college football at Texas Tech and the University of Memphis. Although he broke records on the field during his college career, his greatest achievement was being selected as team captain for both teams and being recognized by multiple philanthropic organizations for his community service.

After a brief stint with the Green Bay Packers, Jacob began his law career at the University of Houston and once again found success using the lessons he learned on the gridiron: hard work and preparation. While in law school, he clerked for the Honorable Judge Caroline Baker of the 295th Judicial District in Harris County, gaining invaluable courtroom experience. He graduated cum laude and was a senior articles editor for the Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy. The highlight of his law school career was being selected by his classmates to deliver the commencement speech at graduation.

After law school, Jacob began his professional career at a prominent international law firm, practicing commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and international arbitration. However, he found his true calling working at Arnold & Itkin: fighting for those that have been injured and bringing justice to the families that have been affected.

Jacob resides in Houston with his wife Donna. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports, volunteering, traveling and playing the piano in his spare time. He is an active member of Our Lady of the Cedars Maronite Catholic Church in Houston.

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Stories About the Lives That We've Helped

  • “What I feel is that he never considered me as a number, never looked at me as a number. He looked at me as a person, as an individual who needs help, who needs guidance.” - Mildred Solar Cortes
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  • “I really feel like Arnold & Itkin brought justice to my family. Not only my family but many other families. It was just unreal how tirelessly they worked.” - Terry Yount
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  • “I felt like family because they were there to listen and hear—not just brush you off because 'you're just a client.' They let me know when I met them that everything was going to be all right.” - Veronica Sowell
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  • “They were just so understanding and they got it. They got that we lost our child, they got that no one else probably loved our child like we loved our child, and they understood that. They said ‘We’re going to look at this and do everything we can to try to get your family some kind of justice.’” - Larry Cooper
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  • “They never denied a phone call. They never denied a meeting with us—even if we came in and we weren’t scheduled to meet with them. They took the time to be with us where other people didn’t.” - Maribel Castillo & Priscelda Ruiz
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  • “They genuinely care. Their goal is to get what is due to their clients, to provide that better quality of life that is due to them, and to get them back to where they were before the accident happened.” - Donovan Calvin
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