Jeff Michael Bickerton, Esq.
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Jeff Bickerton

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Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
  • Business & Corporate Transactions
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
Biography

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.

Current Employment Position
  • Sole-Shareholder/President
Past Positions
  • Neopost Inc., General Counsel, 1999 to 2003
  • California Army National Guard, Personnel Information Management/Infantry, 1988 to 1996
Professional Associations
  • Rotary Club of Livermore Valley, Secretary, 2004 to Present
  • Rotarian Foundation of Livermore, Secretary, 2009 to Present
  • Livermore Chamber of Commerce, Member, 2003 to Present
  • Livermore-Granada Boosters, Board of Director, 2012 to Present
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Member, 1999 to Present
  • American Corporate Counsel Association, Member, 1999 to 2004
  • Housing Authority, City of Livermore, Chairman , 2004 to 2008
  • Earl Warren American Inn of Court, Member, 2004 to 2007
Education
  • John F. Kennedy University School of Law, Pleasant Hill, California
    • J.D. - 1998
  • St. Mary's College, Moraga, California
    • B.A.
    • Major: Management
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
Honors
  • State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services
  • Earl Warren American Inn of Court (2006 National Outstanding Program Award)
Pro-Bono Activities
  • Alameda County Bar Association Lawyers in the Library, 2004 to 2009