Judge Christopher D. Jaime


       Christopher D. Jaime was sworn as a United States Bankruptcy Judge in the Eastern District of California (Sacramento) on January 5, 2015. Judge Jaime was born in Sacramento, California, and resided primarily in San Jose, California. He attended Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, California, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 1989. He received his J.D. in 1992 from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon, where he served as an Associate Editor of – and was published in – the Willamette Law Review.

       Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Jaime was a vice-president and shareholder with the Reno, Nevada, law firm of Maupin, Cox & LeGoy. He was with the law firm for 22 years. He joined the law firm as an associate in 1992 and became a shareholder in 1998. His practice focused primarily on representing and advising domestic and international banks, lenders, financial and financing institutions, and individuals on creditors’ rights and insolvency matters both within and outside the bankruptcy context. He appeared in hundreds of contested matters, in all pretrial and trial phases of bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy proceedings before bankruptcy and district courts, and in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy appeals before federal appellate courts. While a practicing attorney, in 2014 Judge Jaime was recognized by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 100 Bankruptcy Lawyers in the State of Nevada.

Street Address

501 I Street, Suite 3-200
Sacramento, California 95814

Judicial Assistant

Kathy Nolan

Courtroom Deputy

Danielle Mobley
(916) 930-4421

Law Clerk(s)

Yolanda Vo

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