James K. Jones

  • Associate





Attorney Jones graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Economics and Dickinson School of Law with J.D. He practiced in several firms in the areas of bankruptcy, criminal law and real estate. He opened his own office in 1995 and practiced primarily bankruptcy law until 2006 when he joined the Office of Standing Chapter 13 Trustee as a staff attorney. He also served the Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association as President, chairperson of the Local Rules and Forms Committee, board member and planner for the Bar Association's annual conference. In 2022, he joined the Law Offices of Cunningham, Chernicoff & Warshawsky, P.C.

Areas of Practice

  • Consumer Bankruptcy 60%
  • Business Bankruptcy 20%
  • Debt Restructuring 20%

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2011


  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1983
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1980
    • Major: Economics

Professional Association

  • Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association, Board Member, 2000 to Present

Past Employment

  • Standing Chapter 13 Trustee Office, Staff Attorney, 2006 to 2022
  • Law Office of James K Jones, Owner, 1995 to 2006


  • Vesting, Middle District Bankruptcy Bar, 2022 to 2022
  • Means Testing, Middle District Bankruptcy Bar, 2022 to 2022