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Firm Overview

Jakob-Barnes Law Firm, LLC focuses on providing individualized personal services to those who are struggling financially. We represent individuals in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies and businesses in Chapter 7 bankruptcies.

Example cases

We have filed cases for people whose houses are valued less than the first mortgage. Many times in a Chapter 13 case, we can strip the second mortgage and have it discharged with the client's other unsecured debt.

Main Office

Main
6095 Lake Forrest Drive NW
Suite 270
Atlanta  GA  30328

Phone
  • (678) 990-4197

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

I offer a one-hour free consultation.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

I charge flat fees for bankruptcies based on the complexity of the bankruptcy. Payment plans are offered.

Hourly Rates

Not applicable.

Office Information

Office Hours

By Appointment Only — E-mail for Emergency After Hours

Office Manager

Tara Cox

Emergency After Hours

Yes

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I chose the bankruptcy field because it is where I had prior experience, and I wanted to give people an option of personal service in bankruptcies. I love showing my clients that there is a light at the end of the tunnel by providing them a fresh start.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I think it is very important for a client to understand the bankruptcy process. I educate my clients but always encourage them to do further research and to ask me any and all questions they have!

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I do not review documents my clients prepare. I prepare all the documents in my office.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I do not recommend a client representing themselves in a bankruptcy. The bankruptcy process is very complicated; even attorneys who do not practice bankruptcy on a regular basis have an attorney.

Jennifer Jakob-Barnes

I worked for two of the large bankruptcy firms in Atlanta, Georgia: Clark and Washington, and Robert J. Semrad and Associates.

I have worked for the large bankruptcy firms in Atlanta. These firms have taught me how a bankruptcy works.

My strongest strength is listening and really getting to understand my clients' specific situations. I provide personal and competent services to all my clients.

Personal interests:

Outside of the office, I run marathons and triathlons. I also fund-raise for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

License
  • Bar Number:
    Georgia , 2007
Education
  • Oklahoma City University
    Juris Doctorate , 2007
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • University of Texas at Arlington
    Bachelor of Arts , 2003
    Arlington, TX

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