Ike Shulman

Shulman Law Offices
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Shulman Law Offices
1501 The Alameda, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95126-2311
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Work: (408) 297-3333


In 1992, Ike Shulman led the effort to organize the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys to provide consumer debtors with an effective voice in the legislative process. Mr. Shulman was elected NACBA’s first president, and served in that position through 1996. In 1997 he took over as NACBA Treasurer and also currently serves as Co-Chair of NACBA’s Legislative Committee. He has served as a panelist at numerous NACBA annual conventions and has appeared as a speaker at many other conventions and seminars.

Mr. Shulman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and he received his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law, and has practiced bankruptcy law in San Jose, California since 1986. His practice has been devoted almost entirely to small business and consumer bankruptcy debtors. He is a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Shulman is a member of the State Bar of California, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Seventh and Ninth Circuits

Mr. Shulman organized and served as the first Chair of the San Jose Division Chapter 13 Committee in 1989-1990, and again served as its Chair in 2002, 2016 and 2020. In 1996 and 1997, Mr. Shulman testified on consumer bankruptcy issues before the National Bankruptcy Review Commission. In March 1998, he also testified on consumer bankruptcy legislation before the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.