Jake Cline

Location: Oakland, California
Phone: (510) 255-4632
Fax: 510-255-4691

Jake Cline has been practicing bankruptcy law for over a decade.  He manages the daily operations of The Cline Law Group.  He has assisted thousands of individuals obtain fresh starts in chapter 7 and reorganize under chapter 13.

A native of the Bay Area, Jake graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in environmental studies and a degree in geography. After working in two San Francisco law offices, he resumed his studies at Golden Gate University, School of Law. He graduated in 2004 with a Juris Doctorate. At Golden Gate School of Law he was on the Moot Court Board, was a semi-finalist in the November 2003 Appellate Advocacy Competition, and received a CALI, Excellence for the Future Award in Wills & Trusts. He was admitted to the California Bar in June 2005. He is an active member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the Bankruptcy Section of the Alameda County Bar Association.  Jake Cline

Jake was chosen by LawReview CLE, which is a national provider of seminars for attorneys, to speak about bankruptcy practice. In the online course, Jake teaches attorneys how to assist bankruptcy clients including those who are behind on their home loan payments and are facing foreclosure. He also explains how a second loan can be removed in a chapter 13 case.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2005


Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California

  • J.D. – 2004
  • Honors: Moot Court Board
  • Honors: Semi-finalist, November 2003 Appellante Advocacy Competition
  • Honors: CALI, Excellence for the Future Award in Wills & Trusts

University of California, Santa Barbara , California

  • Major: Environmental Studies
  • Major: Geography

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Member