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John C. Colwell

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Year Joined Firm:

  • 1989

Areas of Practice:

  • Consumer and Small Business Bankruptcy
  • Litigation Percentage
  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties:

  • Certified Legal Specialist, Bankruptcy Law, CA Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of CA

Bar and Courts Licences:

  • California, 1985 CA State Bar Number 118532
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • NACBA, Member – President Vice Secretary, NACBA Board of Directors
President of NACBA Protecting the Rights of Consumer Bankruptcy Debtors

Attorney John C. Colwell is the President of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and has dedicated his practice to consumer bankruptcy since 1989.

Why Hire Our Firm?

We Help You Find Relief from Debt
  • Certified Bankruptcy Specialist

    Attorney John C. Colwell has been recognized by the State Bar of California as one of 12 certified legal specialists in San Diego County for Bankruptcy Law.

  • Experienced

    Our attorney has over 35 years of experience and has dedicated the firm to consumer bankruptcy.

  • Bilingual

    Our legal team is bilingual and serve our clients in English and Spanish.

  • President of NACBA

    John C. Colwell has been a member of NACBA for 25 years and is currently the president.

  • Personal Approach

    We are a family-oriented business, committed to helping you get relief from debt.

  • Affordable

    We offer free consultations and take online payments for your convenience.

Awards & Memberships

  • Avvo-Reviews-Ratings
  • Avvo Top Attorney - John Colwell
  • Avvo Top Contributor
  • Avvo Chapter 7
  • Avvo Chapter 13
  • BBB
  • California State Bar

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