Jerome Donald Handley - #219910
The following information is from the official records of The State Bar of California.
Law Ofc Jerome D Handley
12 S 1st St Ste 725
San Jose, CA 95113
|Phone Number:||(510) 733-9503|
|Fax Number:||(510) 733-9504|
||Undergraduate School:||Univ of California Santa Cruz; CA|
|CLA Sections:||None||Law School:||Golden Gate Univ SOL; San Francisco CA|
|California Lawyers Association (CLA) is an independent organization and is not part of The State Bar of California.|
Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law in California
|Effective Date||Description||Case Number||Resulting Status|
|7/1/2015||Suspended, failed to pay Bar membr. fees||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
|7/1/2015||Admin Inactive/MCLE noncompliance||Not Eligible To Practice Law in CA|
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|Effective Date||Case Number||Description|
|2/5/2016||15-O-12744||Order re Entry of Default [PDF]|
California Bar Journal Discipline Summaries
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February 4, 2017
JEROME DONALD HANDLEY [#219910], 48, of San Jose, was disbarred Feb. 4, 2017 and ordered to pay restitution and comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court.Handley failed to perform legal services with competence by not filing a petition in a probate matter on behalf of his client, promptly responding to his client’s inquiries about his case, returning his client’s papers and property or returning unearned fees.He was disbarred after his default was entered for failing to respond to a notice of disciplinary charges. Because he did not seek to have the default set aside or vacated within 90 days as required under the State Bar’s Rules of Procedure, he was disbarred and the charges against him deemed admitted.He was ordered to pay $1,000 plus interest in restitution.