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Jon G. Brooks and Kimberly Muñoz Brooks, Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys in San Jose

Jon Brooks & Kim Brooks San Jose Bankruptcy AttorneysWe are husband and wife team of bankruptcy attorneys who met in law school at Santa Clara University. We both knew we wanted to practice law in a way that helped regular, hardworking people get out of debt and get ahead. Since 2004, we have approached the practice of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy law with the aim of restoring dignity and a sense of financial control to the lives of our bankruptcy clients. We represent honest, hardworking people who find themselves needing bankruptcy protection because, despite their hard work, they find themselves drowning in debt and suffering from the abuses of debt collectors.

Did we mention Baxter, our office dog? Baxter greets our clients every day with a wag of the tail and a request for a belly rub.

We work closely with other San Jose bankruptcy attorneys, drawing from the expertise of a closely knit community of committed bankruptcy lawyers who advocate tirelessly for the rights of debtors. Jon served as Chair of the San Jose Chapter 13 Committee in 2014, a group of about 40 San Jose bankruptcy attorneys who meet monthly to discuss recent case law updates and best practices, and which serves as a forum for communication between our local bankruptcy attorneys and our bankruptcy judges serving the San Jose Division of the Bankruptcy Court.

We are also active members of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and Jon was privileged to serve on the subcommittee which presented the Honorable Arthur Weissbrodt, Bankruptcy Judge, with the Fresh Start Award in 2013.

Both of us graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law. Kim earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California at Davis. Jon earned his bachelor’s from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a degree in Spanish. Jon speaks Spanish, and we are proud to serve the Spanish speaking communities of the Bay Area in their own language.

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Testimonials

Jon Brooks was wonderful to work with on filing for bankruptcy. He is professional, polite, and very detailed. I'm so grateful I'm debt free... Read more

Michelle D., San Jose

I just wanted to take this time to say that I had the privilege of being represented by my bankruptcy attorney Jon. At first I was really te... Read more

Frank S., San Jose

Jon focused on the key issues quickly, and knew critical answers I could not find elsewhere – even from other attorneys! I highly recommen... Read more

C.C., San Jose

If you are reading this, chances are you haven’t been on a ‘winning streak’ in your life lately. When my wife and I came in to see Jon... Read more

Keith A., San Jose

Jon provided me with the pros and cons of what type of bankruptcy to file which I understood very well as they were presented to me and my w... Read more

Tony G., Fremont

Jon Brooks demonstrated confidence, compassion, and professional integrity while handling my challenging bankruptcy case. He skillfully disc... Read more

Lisa C., Palo Alto

I can't thank Jon enough for helping us through the most difficult time in our life. Coming to the conclusion that I had to file bankruptcy ... Read more

J.S., San Jose

Choosing Jon to represent me in my bankruptcy case was the best decision I have ever made! He is extremely knowledgeable and explained every... Read more

Sara L., Campbell

Jon Brooks helped us get a fresh start without making us feel ashamed for our bankruptcy. He and his staff were professional to an ultimate ... Read more

Y. Carter and D. Carter, San Jose

I am a young single mother that went through a very difficult time and knew bankruptcy was the smartest option for me at the time. Mr. Brook... Read more

S.M., San Jose

We were saved by the office of Jon Brooks when our country was in the Great Recession. They solved our second mortgage and debt problems pow... Read more

Sam S., San Jose

Jon Brooks and his wonderful team helped me with my bankruptcy case and gave me back my peace of mind. My initial (free) consultation with M... Read more

Raquel P., San Jose

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