Jonathan Hayes concentrates focuses his efforts on assisting clients with bankruptcy and corporate business litigation. Mr. Hayes is a Certified Bankruptcy Specialist who represented many Chapter 11 debtors, businesses, and individuals. Mr. Hayes is also an active participant at the Bankruptcy Self-Help desk in Woodland Hills and is the director of the Bankruptcy Litigation Clinic at the University of West Los Angeles where law students from UWLA are used to help parties deal with litigation in bankruptcy court.
Mr. Hayes has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of West Los Angeles (previously University of LaVerne School of Law) for the past 26 years. He has taught classes on Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Contracts, Advanced Bankruptcy Issues, Commercial Law, and Taxation. Before that, he was on the adjunct faculty of Whittier School of Law for four years.
Attorney Hayes is the author of three books entitled, A Summary of Bankruptcy Law, Bankruptcy Jurisprudence from the Supreme Court, and Melvyn ‘Deacon’ Jones: My 40 years with the Blues Legends. Mr. Hayes previously wrote a monthly column, “Judicial Profiles” for the San Fernando Valley Bar Association magazine, Bar Notes. Mr. Hayes is married and has four children. He has lived in Northridge for 34 years.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Specialist - Bankruptcy Law||State Bar of California||2005|
|Most Frequently Chosen Mediator in the Central District||Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association||2004|
|Most Frequently Chosen Mediator in the Central District||Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association||2000|
|Dispute Resolution||Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution||1995|
|Partner||Simon Resnik Hayes, LLP.||2012 - Present|
|Managing Partner||Law Office of M. Jonathan Hayes||2004 - 2012|
|Partner||Haight, Brown & Bonesteel, LLP||2001 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association||President-Elect||2014 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Bankruptcy Law Advisory Commission||Advisory Board||N/A|
|Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association||Vice President||2012 - 2013|
|Pepperdine University School of Law||Dispute Resolution||1995|
|Loyola University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|Loyola University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1971|
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