Jay W. Jacobs has been a member of the California bar for more than 35 years. A civil litigator, he specialized in maritime law. Prior to law school, he was a sailor and an officer in the merchant marine, sailing on cargo ships, ore-carriers and tankers on voyages bound for Europe, Africa, India, the Far East, South America, the Persian Gulf and Japan. He now lives with his wife Marsha on an island in the Pacific Northwest.
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'