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organizing The Mlnarik Law Group, John, was the valedictorian of his
graduating class at the Lincoln Law
School of San Jose
.  While in law school, John received numerous
awards and scholarships and was editor-in-chief of the Lincoln Law Review
Prior to attending law school he obtained bachelor degrees in Economics
and English from Santa Clara University and worked in
the legal field as a paralegal for Walkers Global in the Cayman Islands and Ericksen
in San Jose.  



John is
admitted to practice before all the courts for the State of California,
the United States District Courts for the Northern District of
California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth


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Practice areas


  1. Chapter 13: 35%
    7 years, 52 cases
  2. Chapter 7: 35%
    7 years, 48 cases
  3. Bankruptcy: 10%
    7 years, 10 cases
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    7 years, 7 cases
  5. Business: 10%
    7 years, 15 cases



Hourly ($350-475/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Gary Lee Stanley Jr

    I am very impressed with John Louis Mlnarik and his credentials. I endorse this attorney.


    Gary Stanley
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  • Phillip Brooks Rose

    Mr. Mlnarik is an excellent lawyer! In the past when I have had clients with bankruptcy issues that were incidental to their cases, Mr. Mlnarik was able to provide me with detailed explanations and references. Mr. Mlnarik is well versed in his field as well as having extremely high ethics and integrity. I highly endorse this Lawyer.


    Phillip Rose Landlord & Tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Class Valedictorian AwardLincoln Law School of San Jose2008
Philip J. Siggins Memorial AwardLincoln Law School of San Jose2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sole ShareholderThe Mlnarik Law Group, Inc.2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Civil Practice CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Willaim A. Ingram Inns of CourtBarrister Member2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Northern California Mortgage ModsBeware of Advice from “Loan Mod Experts”2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lincoln Law School of San JoseN/AJD - Juris Doctor2008
Santa Clara UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Santa Clara UniversityEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Creighton Preparatory SchoolN/AN/A1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Santa Clara County Bar, Fee Arbitration - Barristers programFee Agreements, Client Expectations and how to Avoid Fee Disputes2011
Cal CPA Monthly MeetingTax Problems Created by Foreclosure & Short Sales2011
83rd Annual Meeting of the State Bar of CaliforniaBankruptcy: Overview of the Tax Rules and New Developments2010