I am Janet A. Lawson. I am a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, NACBA and the American Bankruptcy Institute, I have been practicing law in Ventura County California since 1982. Focusing on bankruptcy started in 1988.
I am admitted to practice law in the Central District of California, the Eastern District of California, The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
I can answer your bankruptcy questions. The initial consultation is free. I have been practicing law in Ventura County, California for over thirty years.
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English
Licensed since 1983
I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Janet on several cases and she has also become somewhat of a mentor to me. She is excellent in the work that she does in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcies and I highly recommend her to anyone needing assistance.
Nathan Berneman Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Attorney||Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney||1988 - 2014|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bankruptcy Institute, Consumer Bankruptcy Committee||ABI||2012 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||NACA||2011 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||NACBA||2002 - Present|
|In Re Steinacher||The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel agreed with me that this rule was not consistent with the bankruptcy code|
|Heritage Pacific Financial||I took my case to trial. We won and I was awarded $40,000.00 in attorney's fees from Heritage Pacific Financial. They could not prove that they could "reasonably rely" on the loan paper work.|
|Tim Yoo, attorney for the trustee||I am now fighting with the attorney who represents the trustee over how much they should be paid on their "administrative claim"|
|National Bankruptcy Institute||Chapter 11 Basics||2012|