Leon Jon Bonney & Associates

Leon Jon Bonney & Associates

30 Plus Years Successful Experience on Your Side. Call Today for Free Consultation. I can help you now to a financial fresh start. Consumer laws allow you to have a financial fresh start. All you have to do is call me now.

Firm Overview

Occupation:
Attorney: Leon Jon Bonney & Associates, Attorneys 2004 - Present
Managing Senior Counsel: Office of the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Standing Trustee USBC NDC Division 5 1997 - 2004
Chief Counsel: Office of the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Standing Trustee Duncan H. Kester, USBC NDC Divisions 3 & 5 1992 - 1996
Sole Practitioner San Francisco, California: Leon Jon Bonney Attorney at Law 1988 - 1992
Shareholder & Managing Attorney Business Division: Cline & Associates 1983 1988

Bar Membership & Associations:
The State Bar of California 1983
U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Court Central District of California
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)

Education:
B.A. San Francisco State University 1979 (Additional undergraduate work at the University of New Mexico Albuquerque)
J.D. University of California Hastings College of Law 1982

Educational & Professional Distinctions:
Qualified and testified as an expert witness on bankruptcy law and procedure in three state court trials -1988.
Pro Bono Award for Outstanding Commitment to Pro Bono Service Bar Association of San Francisco 1987 to 1990
Testified before the Bankruptcy Review Commission Regional Meeting San Antonio Texas (April 2000).
Pro Bono Volunteer of the Month Bar Association of San Francisco November 1987

Teaching:
Guest Lecturer:
-- Legal Center Training class, San Francisco State University, San Francisco California 1992 to 1999
-- Various Legal & Professional Seminars on issues relating to a) Federal Bankruptcy Court Procedures and Law, b) Administrative Procedures For Bankruptcy Trustee Trust Operations, c) Debtor and Consumer Issues, including consumer finance and rights, and d) Creditor Issues 1996 to 2015
-- U.C. Hastings, volunteer lecturer, Law Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, and Moot Court - 2008 2015
-- Bankruptcy Litigation 101, presented by NBI, Inc. 2012
-- Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Line-by-Line Workshop, presented by NBI, Inc. 2015
Instructor "Consumer Finance Debtor Education" Class (presented by the office of the Standing Trustee San Jose Division) 2000 - 2004
MentorExpert for the Bar Association of San Francisco 1986 to 1992 relating to Small Business & Consumer Bankruptcy
Scuba Instructor Professional Scuba Dive Instructor and Dive Safety Trainer. Certified by P.A.D.I. as an M.S.D.T. and D.A.N. as Dive Safety Instructor

Publications:
-- Avoiding Percentage Fees and Section 326, NACTT Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 1 October, 1995
-- Basic Primer on Chapter 13 Bankruptcy - How It Works and How to Get Paid, Copyright October 2001 (Distributed as an educational handout at various legal seminars.)
-- AN INSIDE LOOK INTO HOW a CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE ANALYZES A NEW CASE, (Or Your Opportunity To Ask Questions About The Process) Copyright December 2002 (Distributed as an educational handout at various legal seminars.)
-- Column "Bonney on Your Side" Author, Asian Journal, July 2011 to 2014. Article published bi-weekly.
-- Contested Motion Practice The Basics, Pgs. 93 109, Bankruptcy Litigation Manual 101, Copyright 2012 NBI, Inc.
-- Consumer Bankruptcy Fundamentals Pgs. 1 - 54, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Line-by-Line Workshop, Copyright 2015 #69358, NBI, Inc., Eau Claire, WI
-- Chapter 13 Workshop: Filing in the Required Forms Line-by-Line, Pgs. 173 - 272, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Line-by-Line Workshop, Copyright 2015 #69358, NBI, Inc., Eau Claire, WI
-- Structuring the Chapter 13 Repayment Plan, Pgs. 273 - 286, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Line-by-Line Workshop, Copyright 2015 #69358, NBI, Inc., Eau Claire, WI
Main Office

Main Office
825 Van Ness Ave
Ste 304
San Francisco  CA  94109

Phone
  • (415) 986-0115

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

All consumer and small business legal services offered for flat rate (fixed fees).

Office Information

Office Hours

9 AM to 4 PM, other hours by appointment.

Languages Spoken

Espanol: 1-415-225-7328

Bankruptcy
Dedicated full and aggressive legal representation of our consumer and small business clients. We have over 30 years of successful experience representing consumers, small businesses and Bankruptcy Trustees.
Bankruptcy Attorney Leon Jon Bonney is dedicated to full and aggressive legal representation of his consumer and small business clients. Attorney Bonney has over 30 years of successful experience representing consumers, small businesses, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustees, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees, and private creditors.

Attorney Leon Jon Bonney has been involved in thousands of successful cases. Although an attorney can never guarantee the successful outcome of a case, our success rates hover near 100%. Our success rate is measured by whether we achieve our goal for our client.

Attorney Bonney is an award winning attorney, author and lecturer who believes strongly in the legal rights of his clients. Consumers and small business clients often believe wrongly, that legal fees are too expensive. The clients of Attorney Leon Jon Bonney know that the fees are affordable and are well worth the value and services provided.

Attorney Bonney has represented some of the largest bankruptcy trustee operations in Northern California. You can have the same type of representation as the bankruptcy trustees.

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

Bankruptcy Attorney Leon Jon Bonney is dedicated to full and aggressive legal representation of his consumer and small business clients. Attorney Bonney has over 30 years of successful experience representing consumers, small businesses, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustees, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees, and private creditors.

Leon Jon Bonney

Occupation:
Attorney: Leon Jon Bonney & Associates, Attorneys 2004 - Present
Managing Senior Counsel: Office of the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Standing Trustee USBC NDC Division 5 1997 - 2004
Chief Counsel: Office of the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Standing Trustee Duncan H. Kester, USBC NDC Divisions 3 & 5 1992 - 1996
Sole Practitioner San Francisco, California: Leon Jon Bonney Attorney at Law 1988 - 1992
Shareholder & Managing Attorney Business Division: Cline & Associates 1983 1988

Bar Membership & Associations:
The State Bar of California 1983
U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court Northern District of California
U.S. District Court Central District of California
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)

Education:
B.A. San Francisco State University 1979 (Additional undergraduate work at the University of New Mexico Albuquerque)
J.D. University of California Hastings College of Law 1982

Educational & Professional Distinctions:
Qualified and testified as an expert witness on bankruptcy law and procedure in three state court trials -1988.
Pro Bono Award for Outstanding Commitment to Pro Bono Service Bar Association of San Francisco 1987 to 1990
Testified before the Bankruptcy Review Commission Regional Meeting San Antonio Texas (April 2000).
Pro Bono Volunteer of the Month Bar Association of San Francisco November 1987

Teaching:
Guest Lecturer:
-- Legal Center Training class, San Francisco State University, San Francisco California 1992 to 1999
-- Various Legal & Professional Seminars on issues relating to a) Federal Bankruptcy Court Procedures and Law, b) Administrative Procedures For Bankruptcy Trustee Trust Operations, c) Debtor and Consumer Issues, including consumer finance and rights, and d) Creditor Issues 1996 to 2015
-- U.C. Hastings, volunteer lecturer, Law Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, and Moot Court - 2008 2015
-- Bankruptcy Litigation 101, presented by NBI, Inc. 2012
-- Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Line-by-Line Workshop, presented by NBI, Inc. 2015
Instructor "Consumer Finance Debtor Education" Class (presented by the office of the Standing Trustee San Jose Division) 2000 - 2004
MentorExpert for the Bar Association of San Francisco 1986 to 1992 relating to Small Business & Consumer Bankruptcy
Scuba Instructor Professional Scuba Dive Instructor and Dive Safety Trainer. Certified by P.A.D.I. as an M.S.D.T. and D.A.N. as Dive Safety Instructor

Publications:
-- Avoiding Percentage Fees and Section 326, NACTT Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 1 October, 1995
-- Basic Primer on Chapter 13 Bankruptcy - How It Works and How to Get Paid, Copyright October 2001 (Distributed as an educational handout at various legal seminars.)
-- AN INSIDE LOOK INTO HOW a CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE ANALYZES A NEW CASE, (Or Your Opportunity To Ask Questions About The Process) Copyright December 2002 (Distributed as an educational handout at various legal seminars.)
-- Column "Bonney on Your Side" Author, Asian Journal, July 2011 to 2014. Article published bi-weekly.
-- Contested Motion Practice The Basics, Pgs. 93 109, Bankruptcy Litigation Manual 101, Copyright 2012 NBI, Inc.
-- Consumer Bankruptcy Fundamentals Pgs. 1 - 54, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Line-by-Line Workshop, Copyright 2015 #69358, NBI, Inc., Eau Claire, WI
-- Chapter 13 Workshop: Filing in the Required Forms Line-by-Line, Pgs. 173 - 272, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Line-by-Line Workshop, Copyright 2015 #69358, NBI, Inc., Eau Claire, WI
-- Structuring the Chapter 13 Repayment Plan, Pgs. 273 - 286, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Line-by-Line Workshop, Copyright 2015 #69358, NBI, Inc., Eau Claire, WI

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