JACOB L. HOUMAND
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, Order of the Coif, Cum Laude, Lead Articles Editor, Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, 2011
Certificate In Dispute Resolution, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2011
B.A., Emory University, Economics and History, 2008
Confusion Over Confidentiality: Breaking Down the California Supreme Court’s Decision in Brown v. Mortensen, So. Ca. Assoc. for Healthcare Risk Mgmt. Elec. News (Oct. 14, 2011).
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada
State Courts of Nevada
United States District Court for the Central District of California
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATION
American Bankruptcy Institute
National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
Rules Committee, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
State Exemption Committee, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
Jacob L. Houmand’s primary practice involves the representation of Chapter 7 Trustees, Chapter 11 Trustees, and creditors in all phases of bankruptcy cases, including appeals before the U.S. District Court, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has also developed a specialty in complex bankruptcy cases involving allegations of fraud and debtor misconduct.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Houmand was an associate at a large Nevada law firm and law clerk for the Honorable Richard M. Neiter, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California. Mr. Houmand earned his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2011, where he graduated in the top ten percent of his class, was named to the Order of the Coif, and was the recipient of the Judge Barry Russell Bar Association Award for Excellence in the Field of Federal Practice.