Jacob Eaton

Jacob Eaton
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Jacob L. Eaton | Partner

Jacob L. Eaton is a partner in the firm’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Transactions
Departments. His practice is focused on business transactions, business counseling,
and representing debtors in Chapter 7, 11, and 12 cases, and he also has extensive
experience in representing debtors in out-of-court restructurings and creditors in
bankruptcy proceedings.

Jacob has represented large dairies and other farmers in business transactions,
including purchase and sales, entity formation, workouts, and Chapter 11 and Chapter
12 reorganization cases. His knowledge regarding agricultural practices and credit
facilities allows him to understand the industries in which his clients operate. He has
also represented developers and owners of income-producing properties such as
commercial buildings, apartment complexes, and mini-storage facilities.

Practice Focus
Bankruptcy, Debtor and Creditor Rights, and Business Transactions

Bar Admissions
State Bar of California, 2006
U.S. District Court, Eastern (2006) Central (2007) Northern (2011) and Southern (2013)
Districts of California
Certified Specialist Bankruptcy Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal
Specialization, 2016

Bachelor of Arts, Brigham Young University, 2003
Juris Doctor, University of Kentucky College of Law, 2006
-Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law, 2004-2006
-Charter Member and President of Alexander W. Doniphan Student Chapter of the J.
Reuben Clark Law Society, 2005-2006

Professional Associations and Leadership
Judicial Advisory Committee for U.S. District Court of Eastern California
-Member at Large, 2014-2017, Chairperson 2016-2017
American Bankruptcy Institute, 2006-present
Kern County Bar Association, 2006-present
-Bankruptcy Section, 2011-present
Central California Bankruptcy Association, 2006-present
-President, 2013-2014
-Board Member, 2011-2014
-Central California Bankruptcy Institute Committee, Chairman, 2013
J. Reuben Clark Law Society Bakersfield Chapter, 2010-present
-Chair, 2016-present

Community Involvement
Boy Scouts of America, Southern Sierra Council
-2010 National Scout Jamboree Committee Member, 2008-2010
-Assistant Scout Master for Troop 11, 2012-2016

Languages Italian

Professional Experience Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP, 2006-present


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