Jeff Michael Bickerton Esq.

Jeff Michael Bickerton Esq.

Sole-Shareholder/President
Location:
Livermore, California
Phone:
925-449-0501
925-344-4166
Fax:
925-465-0044
Email:

Prior to entering private practice Jeff served as General Counsel Corporate Secretary for Neopost Inc. and its subsidiary companies, which included operations in Canada and Mexico. As a member of Neopost's Executive Committee Jeff was recognized for providing pragmatic and business oriented legal advice to the senior executive management team.

With more than twenty years of management and general business experience, working in a variety of industries, Jeff has focused his business practice on assisting clients in navigating through complex legal issues without compromising core business objectives.

While employed as General Counsel for Neopost Inc., Jeff provided pro bono legal services to family law clients -- earning the Alameda County Bar Association Wiley Manuel pro bono services award in 2001. Jeff entered private practice in 2003. Jeff's law practice focuses primarily on providing legal services to small to mid-sized businesses throughout the Tri-Valley area and on representing individuals in family law matters including divorce proceedings, legal separation, custody modification, and financial support issues. Jeff received his undergraduate degree from Saint Mary's College and his Juris Doctor from John F. Kennedy University School of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Family Law
  • 25% Business & Corporate Transactions
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education

  • John F. Kennedy University School of Law, Pleasant Hill, California
    • J.D. - 1998
  • St. Mary's College, Moraga, California
    • B.A.
    • Major: Management

Honors and Awards

  • State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services, 2002
  • Earl Warren American Inn of Court (2006 National Outstanding Program Award)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rotary Club of Livermore Valley, Secretary, 2004 - Present
  • Rotarian Foundation of Livermore, Secretary, 2009 - Present
  • Livermore Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2003 - Present
  • Livermore-Granada Boosters, Board of Director, 2012 - Present
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Member, 1999 - Present
  • American Corporate Counsel Association, Member, 1999 - 2004
  • Housing Authority, City of Livermore, Chairman , 2004 - 2008
  • Earl Warren American Inn of Court, Member, 2004 - 2007

Past Employment Positions

  • Neopost Inc., General Counsel, 1999 - 2003
  • California Army National Guard, Personnel Information Management/Infantry, 1988 - 1996

Pro Bono Activities

  • Alameda County Bar Association Lawyers in the Library, 2004 - 2009