MICHAEL G. COMFORT, Attorney at Law
Mike Comfort has been a licensed attorney since 1977. He grew up in Philadelphia, PA coming to California in 1969 where he attended the University of San Francisco, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in English in 1973. He then attended Lincoln University Law School where he graduated and passed the Bar Exam in 1977. Mike Comfort also worked for the City of San Francisco and for a private law firm while attending law school.
Having started his own practice in June 1978, he quickly gravitated to emphasizing consumer bankruptcy law which he has practiced exclusively since 1980. He has taught consumer bankruptcy at the civic, college and professional levels. Due to his extensive knowledge and experience, he has been quoted by CNN News, USA Today and the Kiplinger Letter, and also been a guest speaker on KLAW radio and has appeared on Public Television for both local and national programming.
Mike has been a consulted advisor to thousands of consumers and small business owners for more than three decades. He works with all three Bay Area Bankruptcy Courts in San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. Mike’s personal manner with clients is genuine and empathetic. He knows the issues that keep you up at night and has a successful track record of addressing and remedying those issues. Mike’s personal commitment is to provide all clients with the best service possible.
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1977
Areas of Practice:
Lincoln University Law School, San Francisco, California
Juris Doctor – 1977
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Bachelor of Arts – 1973
Member of Organizations:
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
San Mateo County Lawyer Referral Service: as referral panel attorney
ALAN SHERMAN, Director Debt Negotiation & Settlement
Alan Sherman was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He has worked in sales management and consultancy since 1972. While attending New York University, Mr. Sherman started a personnel and recruiting agency. Over a 5 year period he owned and operated five agencies located in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Orlando. After selling the agencies he accepted the position of Vice President of Agency Development at a major insurance company where he was instrumental in opening international offices in Canada, London, Scotland, France and Spain as well as in the U.S. In 1985 Alan moved to California and began operating a business consulting firm supporting small business owners in contract, lender and vendor negotiations. Alan joined the Comfort Law Office in June 2009 to initiate and manage the Debt Settlement department.
LEIGH COMFORT, Office Manager / Paralegal
Leigh Comfort has worked as a paralegal for over two decades and manages the operation functions of the Comfort Law Office. She is often the client’s first point of contact and enjoys a stellar reputation in effectively handling client issues with a proactive knowledge of bankruptcy. Leigh’s ability to understand and sense each client’s personal experience provides our clients with the opportunity to feel understood and supported throughout the bankruptcy process. Leigh is a California native, graduating from Mercy High School in Burlingame, and then attending the University of San Francisco where she graduated with a B.A. degree in Sociology.