Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
5290 DTC Parkway, Suite 150
Greenwood  CO  80111

Phone
  • 303-779-0600

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

Jon Clarke is a second-generation Colorado bankruptcy lawyer, his father was a "pioneer" Denver Chapter 7 and 11 lawyer in the 1950s and 1960s while Joh was growing up in the Park Hill section of east Denver. After graduating from East High School, attending Duke Universary on a Naval ROTC scholarship, spending over five years on active duty 1965-1970 as a naval aviator, graduating from the University of Denver College of Law, becoming a licensed Colorado lawyer in 1973, Jon joined his father's 17th Street law firm. From the very beginning Jon represented consumer and business debtors and creditors in various bankruptcy proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy, District, and Tenth Circuit Courts in Colorado. In 1978 Jon's father left the practice to take a legal position wiht the federal government in Washington, D.C. Jon then "inherited" his father's busy practice as well as his own pracice. Since then Jon has specialized in bankruptcy law, now going on 40 years.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Jon graduated from the University of Denver College of law in the top ten percent of his class. He concentrated on business law: corporate, commercial, securities, and debtor-creditor courses. From 1976 to date Jon has been a lecturer and author of legal education seminars and publications for other lawyers. From 1983 to the present he has been rated "A" for legal ability by other lawyers and judges. Many other lawyers now practicing bankruptcy law in Colorado are rated "B" or "C" or have no rating at all. Jon was declared a Super Lawyer in bankruptcy and real estate in 2006 the only solo lawyer (not part of a larger firm) to have been so honored.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We don't practice in downtown Denver. Since 1983 Jon's law firm has officed in the Denver Tech Center in a one-story building with trees, grass, and plenty of free parking. Jon's website jonbclarke.com has been complimented on favorably by lawyers on a nationwide basis, and contains a wealth of information of interest to prospective clients. See the client testimonials page on the website. Jon's legal assistant, Phyllis, has been with him since 1979 and has become expert at processing bankruptcy forms and documents. Jon's receptionist, Janie, ahs been with him since 1997 and gets high compliments from suite visitors for her attention and hospitality. Jon's law clerk, Jenna, recently passed the Colorado Bar Exam and is now a full-fledged attorney. She received the American Jurisprudence Award for having the highest grade in the DU law school's bankruptcy course while a student in 2011. For experience and performance, Jon's firm is unmatched.

Jon Clarke

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