Jacob L. Eaton: Lawyer with Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP

Jacob L. Eaton

Jacob Eaton received his B.S. degree from Brigham Young University and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. He is a member of the Alexander W. Doniphan student Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. Eaton’s practice includes bankruptcy law and creditors’ rights.

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights
University Brigham Young University, Bachelor of Arts, 2003
Law SchoolUniversity of Kentucky College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006 Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law, 2004-2006, Charter Member and President of Alexander W. Doniphan Student Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, 2005-2006
Admitted2006, California; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2006, Central District of California, 2007, Northern District of California, 2011, Southern District of California, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

•American Bankruptcy Institute, 2006 - Present
•American Bankruptcy Institute, Young Members Committee, 2006 - Present
•Kern County Bar Association, 2006 - Present
•Kern County Bar Association, Kern County Young Lawyers Section, 2006 - Present
•Kern County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, 2011 - Present
•Central California Bankruptcy Association, 2006 - Present
•Central California Bankruptcy Association, Board Member, 2011 - 2014
•Central California Bankruptcy Association, Vice President, 2012 - 2013
•J. Reuben Clark Law Society, 2010 - Present
•Central California Bankruptcy Institute Committee, Chairman
•J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Chair Elect, 2015 - Present
•Boy Scouts of America, Southern Sierra Council
•Boy Scouts of America, Southern Sierra Council, National Scout Jamboree Committee Member, 2008 - 2010
•Boy Scouts of America, Southern Sierra Council, Assistant Scout Master for Troop, 2012 - Present


Jacob L. Eaton is a partner in the firm's Bankruptcy Department. His practice is focused on representing debtors in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 cases, and he also has extensive experience in representing debtors in out-of-court restructurings and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

Jacob has represented large dairies and other farmers in Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 reorganization cases. His knowledge regarding agricultural practices and credit facilities allows him to understand the industries in which his clients operate. He has also represented developers and debtors that own and operate income-producing properties such as commercial buildings, apartment complexes, and mini-storage facilities. He has assisted his clients in successfully restructuring over $300 million of debt since 2008.

Honors and Awards

•BV Rated by Martindale Hubbell Distinguished Rating, 2012-Present

Published Works

•Jacob Eaton, Note, The Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act, The Wildlife Extinction Bill”?, 20 J. Nat. Resources & Envtl. L. 259, 2006

Professional Experience

•Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP., 2005-Present
•Legislative Research and General Counsel for the Utah State Legislature, Intern, 2003 - Present
•Legislative Research Commission, Kentucky General Assembly, Judiciary Committee, Graduate fellow, 2004 - 2005


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Jacob L. Eaton

4550 California Avenue, Second Floor
BakersfieldCA 93309


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