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Rex Tran

Rex Tran

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me


California Western School of Law

San Diego, CA, Juris Doctorate


University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA, Bachelors of Science, Cum Laude



Rex Tran’s practice focuses on representing consumer debtors in Bankruptcy since becoming a member of the California Bar. Before starting this law firm, Mr. Tran was a Managing Attorney for Jacoby and Meyers Bankruptcy Law, LLP (formerly Macey Bankruptcy Law, PC) from 2010 through 2012. To date, Mr. Tran handled over 700 bankruptcy cases. As a managing attorney, Mr. Tran not only handled matters personally, but also trained staff and attorneys in all aspects of Bankruptcy.


Additionally, Mr. Tran also has experience in business/civil litigation and personal injury claims from his time as a law clerk for The Law Offices of L. Michael Wilson (formerly Apollo Law Group) from 2006 through 2008.


Military Experience

Mr. Tran also presently serves as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Reserve with the 78th Legal Operations Detachment in Los Alamitos, CA. In 2008 he was deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq where he provided legal support for 1500 Soldiers of the 419th Combat Support and Sustainment Battalion. During his 12 year military career, he also worked on courts-martial cases and military boards, and provided legal assistance such as helping Soldiers obtain citizenship, wills and powers of attorney.


Bar Membership

California Bar

United States District Court, Central District of California

United States District Court, Southern District of California


1633 E 4th St #214

Santa Ana, CA 92701

Phone: (888) 938-5393
Fax: (818) 436-5953


Languages Spoken: Vietnamese, English

Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 100%
    6 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Michael H Chen

    Rex has practiced bankruptcy law for over three years now, and has filed close to 700 cases. His knowledge of bankruptcy law is thorough, and he is a reliable and professional attorney.


    Michael Chen Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Arnold Van Dyk

    Rex Tran is a competent and diligent professional, and his patience and honest concern for his client is a great attribute. I endorse this lawyer.


    Arnold Van Dyk Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Offices of Chen & Tran

1633 East 4th Street #214
Santa Ana, CA, 92701

The Law Offices of Chen & Tran

2900 Adams Street #B30-5
Riverside, CA, 92504




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2015
Army Achievement Medal78th Legal Support Organization2012
Army Comendations Medal419th CSSB, US Arrmy Reserve2009
Cum LaudeUniversity of California, Irvine2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Law Offices of Chen & Tran2012 - Present
Managing Senior AttorneyJacoby Meyers Bankruptcy2011 - 2012
Associate AttorneyMacey Bankruptcy Law2009 - 2011
Law ClerkApollo Law Group, ALC2005 - 2008
Chief ParalegalUnited States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General's Corp, 78th Legal Operations Detachment, Legal Command2000 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
California Bankruptcy ForumMember2015 - Present
Orange County Bankruptcy ForumMember2015 - Present
Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern CaliforniaMember and Supporter2015 - Present
Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern CaliforniaMember and Supporter2015 - Present
US District Court, Southern District of CaliforniaAttorney Member2012 - Present
US District Court, Central District of CaliforniaAttorney Member2010 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member2009 - Present
Amnesty International - California Western School of LawTreasurer2005 - 2007
Military Veterans Legal Society - California Western School of LawMember2005 - 2007

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Hundreds of Bankrutpcy casesDischarge
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case 1706XCase Confirmed; 2 Motions to Avoid Judgment Liens under 11 U.S.C. Section 522(f) granted by the Court
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case 1400XCase Confirmed; Motions to Avoid Second Mortgage under 11 U.S.C. Section 506 granted by the Court

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Publication NameTitleDate
Chentranlaw BlogHow Much Are Bankruptcy Attorney’s Fees2014
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogHow Much Does Bankruptcy Cost?2014
Chentranlaw BlogThe Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Hardship Discharge2014
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogComplexities in Personal Bankruptcy2014
Chentranlaw BlogCan I Sell My Home During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy2014
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogFinancial Aid, Student Loans and Bankruptcy2014
Chentranlaw BlogBankruptcy Services for People with High Income2014
Chentranlaw BlogCalifornia Guidelines You Need to Meet to Qualify for Bankruptcy Services2014
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogBank Levies and Bankruptcy2014
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogI can’t make my Chapter 13 plan payment2014
Chentranlaw BlogHow Much Debt Should You Have to File Bankruptcy?2014
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogBrighter Skies for American Airlines? Not So Sunny2013 BlogRebuild Detroit with Bankruptcy2013
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogStudent Loan Blog Series VIII: Bankruptcy2013 BlogStudent Loan Blog Series VII: Default Options2013
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogStudent Loan Blog Series VI: Forgiven, Canceled, or Discharged2013 BlogStudent Loan Blog Series V: Forbearance2013
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogStudent Loan Blog Series IV: Deferment2013 BlogStudent Loan Blog Series III: Repayment Options2013
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogStudent Loan Blog Series II: Loan Types2013 BlogStudent Loan Blog Series I: The Student Loan Crisis2013
The Law Offices of Chen & Tran BlogStudent Loan Blog Series: Introduction2013
10th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs OfficeFlags of Their Own2009

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, U.S. ArmyMilitary LawAdvanced Leadership 1059 Completion Certificate2013
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of California - IrvinePolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Redeployment ConferenceSCRA / USERRA2008