Jon Bruce Weston Clarke – Castle Rock Bankruptcy Attorney and Lawyer

Castle Rock, Colorado

Sole Practitioner
Reorganization Specialist, since 1979
phone  (303) 779 – 0600
fax  (303) 688 – 3189
email  Email Me

Jon B. Clarke has over 35 years of experience, and is a second generation Colorado bankruptcy attorney. He has the highest possible legal ability and ethical standards rating from other lawyers and judges. In 2006, Mr. Clarke was named a Colorado Super Lawyer. Continue reading to find out more about Jon B. Clarke.

Litigation Percentage:
25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Colorado Real Estate Broker 1978
Expert Witness since 1991, Denver District Court, U. S. Bankruptcy Court, US District Court
Media Commentator on debtor-creditor topics, Colorado television, radio, print media since 1998
Bar Admissions:
Colorado, 1973
U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1973
U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1973
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Colorado, 1973
University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, December, 1972
Honors: Order of St. Ives, Top 10%
Major:  Business Law
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, June, 1965
Honors: Class Standing: Upper Fifth
Honors: Naval ROTC Regular (Full Tuition) Scholarship
Major:  History
Reported Cases:

Pipeliners Local Union No. 798, Tulsa, Okl. v. Ellerd, 503 F.2d 1193 (C.A.10 (Colo.) 1974)Reliable Elec. Co., Inc. v. Olson Const. Co., 726 F.2d 620 (C.A.10 (Colo.) 1984)In re Brent Explorations, Inc., 91 B.R. 104 (Bkrtcy.D.Colo. 1988)In re Lathouwers, 54 B. R. 205 (Bkrtcy D. Colo. 1985)In re Blehm Land and Cattle Co., 71 B.R. 818 (D.Colo. 1987)In re Brent Explorations, Inc., 31 B.R. 745 (Bkrtcy.D.Colo. 1983)National Oil Company, 112 B.R. 1019 (Bkrtcy D. Colo 1990)

In re Vann (Expert Witness), 128 B.R. 285 ((Bkrtcy D. Colo.) 1991)

In re LonePine Corp., 184 B.R. 370 (Bkrtcy D. Colo. 1994)In re Frasier, 294 B.R. 362 (Bkrtcy. D. Colo. 2003)

Denver – Boulder Better Business Bureau (BBB Gold Star Award:
U.S. Bank
Colorado State Bank
Judge Joseph G. Rosania, United State Bankruptcy Court, Denver, Colorado
Judge Kimberly H. Tyson, United State Bankruptcy Court, Denver, Colorado
Judge Michael E. Romero, United State Bankruptcy Court, Denver, Colorado
Classes/Seminars Taught:
Continuing Legal Education Faculty Member, Colorado, Denver, & Arapahoe County Bar Associations
Continuing Legal Education Faculty Member, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
Continuing Legal Education Faculty Member, Law Seminars, Inc.
Continuing Legal Education Faculty Member, National Business Institute
Continuing Legal Education Faculty Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Continuing Legal Education Faculty Member, Down & Dirty CLE, Inc.
Honors and Awards:
Member, Order of St. Ives, 1973 – Present
Listed in National Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Bankruptcy and Real Estate), 1994 – Present
Colorado SuperLawyer, 2006
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Cherry Park Public Improvement District, 1987 – 1994
Board Chairman
Country Club at Castle Pines, 1990 – 1999
Committee and Board Chairman
Douglas County Parks & Trails, 2000 – 2007
Board Member and Chairman
American Bar Association, 1973 – 1996
Colorado Bar Association, 1973 – Present
Denver Bar Association, 1973 – 1987
Arapahoe County Bar Association, 1983 – Present
Arapahoe County Bar Foundation, 2007 – Present
American Bankruptcy Institute, 1987 – Present
Faculty of Federal Advocates, 2002 – Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys,
2005 – 2010
American Polar Society, 1986 – Present
Castle Pines Village Rotary, 2010 – Present
Charter Member
Past Employment Positions:
U.S. Navy, Midshipman, 1961 – 1965
U.S. Navy, Active Duty Aviator, 1965 – 1970
U.S. Navy, Reserve Operational Intelligence Officer, 1970 – 1994
U.S. Navy, Retired Captain, 1994
Clarke & Waggener, P.C., Law Clerk, 1971 – 1972
Clarke, Allison & Waggener, Associate Attorney, 1973 – 1977
Clarke & Waggener, P.C., Minority Shareholder, 1978 – 1983
Clarke & Waggener, P.C., 50 % Shareholder, 1983 – 1992
Jon B. Clarke, P.C., 100% Shareholder, 1992 – Present
Lambda Chi Alpha, Duke University