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Jeff Curl is a San Francisco bankruptcy attorney dedicated to representing individuals, families and businesses in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, as well as debt settlement. Jeff will take the time to analyze the circumstances unique to each client to help the client make an informed decision. He understands that clients are facing difficult choices, offering a candid and positive approach.

Prior to bankruptcy, Jeff was involved in civil litigation, including high profile matters that garnered national media attention. He is an accomplished negotiator in alternative dispute resolution forums. Jeff uses these litigation and settlement skills in bankruptcy proceedings and debt settlement negotiations to benefit his clients.

Jeff looks forward to helping every client achieve the best possible solution, and encourages all persons contemplating bankruptcy or debt settlement to contact to him for a consultation.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 70%
  2. Litigation: 30%


Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Kimberly Ann Strickland

    Jeff is a fantastic lawyer and friend. I would not hesitate to recommend his services to anyone needing bankruptcy or debt assistance.


    Kimberly Strickland Construction and development Attorney
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  • Andrew Louis Kern

    I endorse this lawyer. Jeff is a smart dedicated attorney who knows the law and will advocate for his clients.


    Andrew Kern Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
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Contact info

JC Law Group PC

1900 S. Norfolk St., Suite 350
San Mateo, CA, 94403


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Hero AwardAIDS Legal Referal Panel2010
Best oral advocateSanta Clara UniversityN/A
Excellence in Legal Analysis, Research & WritingSanta Clara UniversityN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorneyde la Pena & McDonald2006 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
AIDS Legal Referral PanelPanel Counsel2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2008 - Present
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2013
Bar Association of San FranciscoChair - Solo and Small Firm Practice - Barristers2011 - 2013
Bay Area Bankruptcy ForumMember2011 - 2013
Bar Association of San FranciscoVice-Chair Solo and Small Firm Practice - Barristers2010 - 2011
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember2007 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re HazenCase of First Impression
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Publication nameTitleDate
Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinTransmission and Storage of Confidential Electronic Data2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Santa CruzN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Santa Clara University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TECH TUESDAY: Blogging 101 for LawyersBlogging for Lawyers2012
Start Off the New Year Debt FreeManaging Debt2012
Ethics Pitfalls and TechnologyEthics Compliance When Using Technology in Your Practice2012
Distressed Homeowner Educational Forum EventBankruptcy and Saving Homes2012
2012 Legal Marketing Technology ConferenceUsing Cloud Servers in Law Practice2012
Strategies & Solutions in Distressed Real Estate Market 2011Distressed Real Estate2011
Law Practice ManagementStarting a practice for new attorneys2011
Pacifica Realtors AssociationBankruptcy, short sales and real estate2010
Law Practice ManagementHow to open and run a bankruptcy law practice for new practitioners2010
Friends of LibraryBankruptcy2010
Cover Your Assets! Dealing with Your DebtsUsing bankruptcy to preserve your assets2010
Bay Area Real EstateReal Estate and Bankruptcy2010
Bankruptcy and ForeclosureEffects of bankruptcy on foreclosure2010