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About me

As a consumer bankruptcy attorney, I concentrate on helping good people get out of debt through Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you are experiencing financial difficulty, please call me for a free consultation.  I also enjoy making consumer bankruptcy law accessible to regular people in plain English on my Bay Area Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog.



Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 100%
    14 years



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Elliott Abrams

    I endorse this lawyer. I have used Jon to assist in bankrptcy matters that i have had in San Jose, CA and recommend him. He is professiona, knowledgable and efficient.


    Elliott Abrams Trusts Attorney
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  • Geoffrey William Rawlings

    I endorse this lawyer. Jon is experienced, knowledgeable and tenacious. His extensive experience with bankruptcy law places him among the best lawyers in the Bay Area for this type of work. He also provides expert advice concerning business incorporation, corporate and personal debt management. Above all, Jon is an expert, definitive source for any legal issue pertaining to his areas of practice. I recommend Jon Brooks highly and without reservation.


    Geoffrey Rawlings Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Jon G. Brooks

1900 The Alameda, Suite 520
San Jose, CA, 95126


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
High Technology Law CertificateSanta Clara University School of Law2001
Phi Beta KappaPhi Beta Kappa1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Jon G. Brooks2004 - Present
Associate AttorneyMcGlashan & Sarrail, Professional Corporation2002 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hathaway v Citibank South Dakota, N.A.Settled in favor of my client
Galli v Citibank (South Dakota), N.A.Settled in favor of my client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Colorado - BoulderSpanish Language and LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Jose Chapter 13 Committee MeetingHistory of Bankruptcy and Debt in Judeo-Christian Society2012