Jon J. Lieberman

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At a Glance:

Jon J. Lieberman practices in Bankruptcy, with a focus on the Consumer Bankruptcy Group and is currently located in the Cincinnati office. With more than 20 years of bankruptcy experience, Jon is extremely knowledgeable of the industry. Prior to joining WWR, Jon represented Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy trustees in adversary and contested matters before Bankruptcy Appellate Panels and the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. He earned his B.A. Semple Classics Scholar Summa Cum Laude Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Cincinnati in 1985 (Distinguished Military Graduate Air Force ROTC), and his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 1990. Jon is licensed in Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky and is admitted to practice before the Bankruptcy Courts of the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, District of Colorado, and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jon is the Associate Editor of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and has been selected for an additional term as Co-Chair of the American Bankruptcy Institute's Legislation Committee where he conducts the committee's semi-annual meetings in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles. He has also been appointed by the American Bar Association (ABA) to the ABA Subcommittee on Financial Institution Insolvency Legislation. Formerly, Jon served as Master of the Bench for the Salmon P. Chase and Potter Stewart American Inns of Court, Program Chair of the American Bankruptcy Law Forum, Board of Trustees member for the Cincinnati Bar Association (CBA), Chair of the CBA Real Property Law Committee and is a graduate of Class V of the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers. He is a former Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation and Trustee of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. A former Chair of the CBA Law Explorer Program, Jon remains active with the Boy Scouts of America. As a 32 degree Mason, he is also active in the Cincinnati-Lafayette Lodge and a member of the Scottish Rite. Jon is founder of the Jewish National Fund's Judge Carl Rubin Legal Society and served for many years on the Board of the Cincinnati Jewish Community 

Licenses:

Ohio (1992)
Kentucky (1997)
Michigan (2015)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (District of Colorado) (2014)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (District of Columbia) (2014)
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio) (2000)
U.S. District Court (Southern District of Ohio) (1992)
U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Kentucky) (1998)
U.S. District Court (Western District of Kentucky) (2000)
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Indiana) (2012)
U.S. District Court (Southern District of Indiana) (2000)
U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Michigan) (2012)
U.S. District Court (Western District of Michigan) (2012)
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (1992)
U.S. Court of International Trade (1992)
U.S. Supreme Court (1998)

Education:

J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law (1990)
B.A. Semple Classics Scholar Summa Cum Laude Phi Beta Kappa, Distinguished Military Graduate Air Force ROTCUniversity of Cincinnati (1985)

Practice Areas:

Bankruptcy
Consumer Bankruptcy Group

Memberships:

American Bar Association, Subcommittee on Financial Institution Insolvency
American Bankruptcy Institute, Co-Chair of Legislation Committee, Associate Editor of the ABI Journal, and former Editor of Legislation Newsletter
American Bankruptcy Law Forum, former Program Chair
Cincinnati Bar Association, former Chair of the Real Property Law Commitee
Cincinnati Jewish Community Relations Council, former Board of Trustees
Ohio State Bar Foundation, former Fellow
Salmon P. Chase and Potter Stewart American Inns of Court, former Master of the Bench

Certifications & Recognitions:

Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers Class V
Boy Scouts of America Law Explorers Program, Outstanding Leader Award

Community Involvement:

Judge Carl B. Rubin Legal Society (founder)
32 Degree Mason
Cincinnati-Lafayette Lodge
Scottish Rite (member)

Jon J. Lieberman 

Attorney
Cincinnati
Phone: 513.723.2206
Fax: 513.723.2237
Email: jlieberman@weltman.com