The Shulman Law Offices Difference

Managing your debts and filing for bankruptcy can be a confusing, stressful experience. Sound legal advice and dependable assistance are within your reach at Shulman Law Offices in San Jose, CA. Trust that we will go above and beyond the call of duty to make the bankruptcy filing process as easy as possible for you.

Our bankruptcy lawyer, Ike Shulman, has extensive experience in this area and always has our clients’ best interests in mind. To discuss your concerns with him personally, call us today to schedule a free consultation.

Why Choose Ike?

  • Leader Among His Peers – Ike Shulman served as the founding president of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, making him highly recognized in the legal world. In 2005, he was selected to teach more than 3,000 lawyers on how to practice under the new bankruptcy law. In Silicon Valley, Ike Shulman is a recognized leader in the consumer bankruptcy field, having three times been selected to chair the Santa Clara County Chapter 13 Committee. In 1997, Ike was given the "Fresh Start" award by his peers for his distinguished service in the consumer bankruptcy field.

  • National Advocate for Debtors' Rights – Ike Shulman testified on behalf of consumer bankruptcy debtors before the Congress in 1998 and testified before the National Bankruptcy Review Commission several times from 1995 to 1997, as major changes to the bankruptcy laws were being considered.

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  • Recognized by the Bankruptcy Judges – In 2006, Ike Shulman received a certificate of recognition from the Northern District of California Bankruptcy Court Judges for his service as Chair of the Bankruptcy Local Rules Committee.

  • High Rating for Legal Ability and Ethics – Ike Shulman has been given the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell® and was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list from 2008 to the present. He has been recognized as a Certified Specialist in bankruptcy law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Reasons to Work With Our Firm

  • Bankruptcy Experience – Bankruptcy is all we do. For more than 30 years, we have helped thousands of clients. When we represent you, you can expect your legal advice to be sound and your case to run smoothly.

  • Debt Problems: Success – We have an outstanding record of success in achieving positive outcomes for our clients. We will explore all options available to get you relief from your debts, even those to the IRS, and to help you keep your house and car. We stick with your case until it is complete.

  • Attorney Representation – You will work directly with Ike Shulman, who will take the time to get to know you and help you develop a plan that meets your needs. When necessary, he will personally represent you at any hearings in court.

  • Free Bankruptcy Consultation – Your consultation enables us to help you evaluate all your options before you commit to file. Because you are working with a small firm, your experience with us will be personal. We'll take the time to answer all of your questions before you decide which course of action to take.

  • Debt Relief for a Fresh Start – We'll relieve you and your family of the enormous stress of financial difficulties and help you get a fresh financial start.

  • Competitive Rates – We offer payment plans in many cases.

  • Customer Service – We are committed to customer service. We respond promptly to calls from our clients.

  • Flexibility – There is no single approach to solving debt problems. We will develop a personalized plan that meets your needs.