Jana Logan is a real estate and creditors’ rights litigator who focuses her practice in the representation of lenders, creditors, receivers and trustees in complex bankruptcy, foreclosure and lender liability litigation in state and federal court. She also practices in the area of landlord-tenant liability.
Born and raised in California, Jana received a juris doctor degree from Western State University - San Diego, cum laude in 1993, where she was editor of the law review, published author and recipient of numerous American Jurisprudence Awards.
Jana is admitted to practice before the courts of California; the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of California; the U.S. District Court of Arizona; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
She is a current member of the San Diego County Bar Association - Bankruptcy and Real Property Sections; State Bar of California - Real Property Section; Director, San Diego County Bar Association, Legal Ethics Committee (2006); Director, Women’s Insolvency Network – San Diego (Past President 2004 and 2005); Director, California Bankruptcy Forum – San Diego Chapter (Past President 2007); Past Director and head of Special Events for Commercial Real Estate Women – (CREW) –San Diego; and Former Director, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Association. She is a past director of the California Trustee’s Association (now known as United Trustee’s Association) and a member of the Mortgage Banker’s Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees (NACTT), National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) and the California Mortgage Banker’s Association.
Her professional activities include teaching for Becker Convisor School of Management’s CPA review course – law section. Ms. Logan has authored legal articles for real estate-related publications and has been a speaker on matters relating to creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and loan servicing. She is a former licensed real estate broker and agent. She was a loan servicing manger for hard money loans and operated a foreclosure company before becoming an attorney. In a past life, she was a banker.
In her spare time she likes to travel, skydive, rollerblade and camp. She also volunteers at the Old Globe regional theater in San Diego, California.
Hourly ($295-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Hardest Worker Award||Perris Valley School of Skydiving||1983|
|Associate||Kirby & McGuinn, A P.C.||2002 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Welsh Inns of Court||Member||2006 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association, Legal Ethics Committee||Committee member||2005 - Present|
|Association of Business Trial Lawyers of San Diego||Member||2004 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1993 - Present|
|United Trustee's Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|San Diego Bankruptcy Forum||President||2005 - 2007|
|Women's Insolvency Network||President||1999 - 2005|
|Thomas Jefferson School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|National University||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1990|
|Trial Publicity: Beyond the Headlines, What Can You Ethically Say About Your Big Case?||Ethics||2009|
|Trail Publicity||Dealilng with the media||2009|
|Ethical Issues Arising from the 2009 Real Estate Crisis: Attorneys, Lenders, Brokers and Others||Ethics||2009|