Meet the Staff


When it comes to preparing cases, paralegal Franchesca Kerr stands on the front lines making sure clients get the service they deserve. On her watch, the firm’s work is organized, conquered and completed effectively, driving the best possible outcome for every case.

Franchesca brings nearly five years of litigation experience to the table and is well-versed in a variety of practice areas, including personal injury, auto accidents and malpractice claims. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in 2017 and is now working towards her Master of Business Administration degree.

Her drive to do whatever it takes to serve clients better makes Franchesca a perfect fit for the firm and its clients.



Honesty, Integrity. Competence. These are words which describe attorney Stephen Jacobs. And when it comes to litigation, Stephen J. Jacobs is committed to making sure his clients walk away on the winning side. With 20 years of experience in a variety of practice areas, Stephen brings exceptional research, writing and defense skills to the Mark Lang & Associates team.

At Mark Lang & Associates, he’s navigating injury claims with 16 years of success as an insurance defense attorney under his belt. Now that he’s on the other side of the table, Stephen's making sure his injury claim clients receive the compensation they deserve.

When the California native isn’t in the courtroom, he’s a true family man who never misses his daughter's soccer games. Stephen's gift for research and writing extends to presenting legal seminars and he and Mark have even handled appeals to the United States Supreme Court.

 If you’re looking for help with an injury claim, civil litigation or other defense need, Stephen has the tools and experience to help you achieve your goals.

  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 1995
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1992
Bar Admissions 
  • State of Florida
  • State of California
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida