Jeff Jenkins graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1973, obtaining a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Engineering. After serving our country for 81⁄2 years as an Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer, he resigned his commission and attended the University of Pennsylvania Law School, in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from which he received his Juris Doctor Degree in 1984.
Mr. Jenkins began practicing bankruptcy law in 1985 and has focused on bankruptcy ever since. He started his own firm in 1986 and is now the Senior Partner of Jenkins & Clayman. He has been Board Certified by the American Board of Certification in Consumer Bankruptcy Law since 1995. He has lectured throughout New Jersey on Consumer Bankruptcy Law for both lawyers and accountants (Mr. Jenkins is an accredited instructor for the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Accountancy Boards).
Jeff Jenkins was admitted to the Bar in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in 1984. He is also admitted to practice before the Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. His professional memberships include the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (“NACBA”), the Camden County Bar Association and the Mercer County Bar Association. In 2000, NACBA admitted Mr. Jenkins and his partner as Members of the Order of Protectors of Consumer Debtors. In 2003, Mr. Jenkins and his partner became Champions of NACBA’s Order of Protectors of Consumer Debtors and, in 2004, Mr. Jenkins and his partner became Distinguished Champions of NACBA’s Order of Protectors of Consumer Debtors.
Jeff Jenkins’ law firm, Jenkins & Clayman, has its main office in Audubon, New Jersey (which is in Camden County and right across the Delaware River from Philadelphia). The firm maintains branch offices (where clients are seen by appointment only) in East Brunswick, Trenton, Vineland and Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Jenkins & Clayman has generally filed more consumer bankruptcies each year than any other law firm in New Jersey since 1996.
Jeff Jenkins lives in Southern New Jersey with his wife, stepson and two dogs.