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Jeffrey Nathan Wishman

Jeffrey Nathan Wishman

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

I am a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy law by the State Bar of California. I am passionate about the practice of bankruptcy because it provides an amazing platform to deliver legal services to deserving people in need.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 25%
    35 years, 10 thousand cases
  2. Foreclosure: 25%
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 25%
  4. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Shaye Larkin

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff Wishman is well-versed in bankruptcy matters and a skilled litigator. He also has a kind-hearted soul and gentle demeanor with his clients. Anyone who chooses Jeff to be their attorney will be very glad they did.

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    Shaye Larkin Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Jeffrey Wishman since the 80's and he has always exhibited excellent lawyering skills, in and out of the courtroom. He is a highly respected expert in his field, and he is charming as well.

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    Darian Bojeaux Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Bayer Wishman & Leotta

1055 Wilshire Blvd #1900
Los Angeles, CA, 90017

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198005/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
State Bar of CaliforniaCertificate of Excellence2007
Lasarow AwardPublic Counsel2006
Southern California Super LawyerSouthern California Super Lawyer2006
Public Debtor Assistance ProgramLos Angeles County Bar Association1998
Certified Specialist in BankruptcyState Bar of California1990

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Volunteer AttorneyFamily Crisis Center1989 - 1996
Volunteer AttorneyWomen's Legal Clinic1989 - 1989
PartnerBayer Wishman & Leotta1989 - Present
Law Professor, AdjunctSanta Monica College1987 - 1989
Supervising Attorney Chap 13 DepartmentSlate and Leoni1980 - 1989
ExternPublic Defender's Office1979 - 1979

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember1994 - 2008
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1980 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Falck v. Household Finance CorporationImportant Win

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Self Employed WebBankruptcy Still Works - A guide to the new bankruptcy laws2008
Handel on the LawTHE CONSUMER'S GUIDE TO BANKRUPTCY LAW2006
Matthew Bender's "Emerging Issues In Consumer Bankruptcy", 1997Matthew Bender's "Emerging Issues In Consumer Bankruptcy",1997
Contributing Editor to the Legal Assistance, Practice Handbook, Practicing Law Institute, 1986-1991Legal Assistance Handbook1986

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern Univ SOLN/AlawN/A
Florida State UnivN/AundergraduateN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Bridging the GapBankruptcy2007
Bridging the GapBankruptcy2006
Bridging The GapBankruptcy2005
U.S. Trustee program on "Post Confirmation Issues in Chapter 13 Cases", 2002Chapter 13 Bankruptcy2002
Matthew Bender's "Emerging Issues In Consumer Bankruptcy""Emerging Issues In Consumer Bankruptcy"1997
Professional Education System's Bankruptcy Procedures in the Central District of California, 1990Bankruptcy1990
Practicing Law Institute's Workshop for Legal Assistance in Bankruptcy, 1982-1989 (Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago)Bankruptcy1984
Practicing Law Institute's Workshop for Legal Assistance in Bankruptcy, 1982-1989 (Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago)Bankruptcy1983
Practicing Law Institute's Workshop for Legal Assistance in Bankruptcy, 1982-1989 (Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago)Bankruptcy1982