Jason Burnett - Attorney at Law

50 North Laura Street
Suite 1100
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

P 904-598-9929
F 904-598-9109
D 904-632-8474
M 904-710-2557

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Biography

Jason is an AV rated attorney who practices in the areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy and is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy issues.  Jason has substantial experience representing debtors in Chapter 11 cases from the prefiling stage through confirmation and post-confirmation activities. He has also represented creditors, trustees and committees in all aspects of cases under Chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Additionally, he has represented creditors, assignors and assignees in state court assignments for the benefit of creditors. His experience also extends to the litigation of contract disputes, construction disputes and complex debt workouts.

 

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Background

Jason obtained his bachelor's degree from the University of North Florida in 1985 and his juris doctor from Florida State University in 1988. Jason was awarded a Rotary International Foundation Scholarship and studied law in Exeter, England. After obtaining his law degree, Jason served as a law clerk to The Honorable George L. Proctor, U.S. bankruptcy judge, Middle District of Florida. 

Education
  • University of North Florida, B.S. (1985)
    • Student Government Association, President, 1984-1985
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (1988)
    • Moot Court Team, Member
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit 
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
    • Business Law Section, Executive Council Member
    • Bankruptcy/UCC Committee, Chairman, 2009-2010
  • Bankruptcy Judicial Liaison Committee, Chairman, 2010-2011
  • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association, past President 
Awards & Recognitions
  •  AV Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
    • Recognized Practitioner, 2016-2017
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2012-2017
  • Florida Trend's, Legal Elite, 2008, 2011, 2013-2014, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America©
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debt Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2018
    • Litigation -  Bankruptcy, 2018
  • University of North Florida College of Arts and Sciences, Alumni of the Year, 2009
Presentations & Seminars
  • "A Potpourri of Current Problems in Restructuring," American Bankruptcy Institute, 38th Annual Alexander L. Paskay Memorial Bankruptcy Seminar, Tampa, Florida, March 13-15, 2014 
Civic
  • Rotary Club of South Jacksonville, President
  • Florida State University College of Law Alumni Board, Director
  • University of North Florida Foundation Board, Member
  • University of North Florida Dean's Council for College of Arts and Sciences, Past Chair
  • University of North Florida Pre-Law Program, Board of Advisors, Member
  • Frequent lecturer on bankruptcy issues
  • One of seven Americans chosen to review and comment on post-communist Bulgaria's bankruptcy code
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  • LinkedIn
  • Ingenuity in Action.TM

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