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DOUG JACOBS

           Mr. Jacobs was admitted to the California Bar in 1978 and has been in the private practice of law ever since. As house counsel for a franchise corporation, he has been a member of the American Bar Association committee on Franchise law and has served on the California State Senate small business sub-committee on Franchising.

          Today, Mr. Jacobs confines his practice to consumer bankruptcy, and business and real estate litigation.

          Mr. Jacobs has taught Constitutional law and Debtor-Creditor/Bankruptcy law at Cal Northern School of Law continuously from 1988. He has been the Dean of Students there since 1994.

          He writes for and is a member of the Bankruptcy Law Network, a group of experienced and knowledgeable consumer bankruptcy practitioners. Additionally, he writes for Money Health Central on a myriad of financial matters and for the Mortgage Law Network.  He has spoken on Bankruptcy law at the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum, the Central California Bankruptcy Institute, the Southeastern Bankruptcy Institute and at the annual convention of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. 

Memberships

         Mr. Jacobs is a member of: the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the Bankruptcy Law Network , the Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum, the Butte County Bar Association and Money Health Central.