Aaron J. “Jake” Zurbrugg practices in the following areas of law: Bankruptcy, Civil and Business Litigation, and Family/Criminal Law. Mr. Zurbrugg is admitted to practice in all Virginia Courts, all Ohio Courts, and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio.
Law School: Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2004.
College: University of Mount Union, B.A. Political Science, 1997
Affiliations: Member, Virginia State Bar, Former Member, Ohio State Bar Association, Member, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member, Loudoun County Bar Association
Biography: Jake Zurbrugg is an Associate Attorney at Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy, PC. His practice focuses on bankruptcy law, family law, criminal law, and civil litigation. He regularly practices in several jurisdictions in the Northern Virginia area in both state and federal courts.
Mr. Zurbrugg recently relocated to Northern Virginia from Ohio, following a successful tenure at one of the largest firms in Ohio that is devoted solely to bankruptcy law. During his nearly thirteen years there, he handled more than 2,500 bankruptcy cases, many of which involved litigation. Mr. Zurbrugg was a regular speaker at the Ohio State Bar Association’s annual Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars, and contributed to the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s CLE seminars.
Mr. Zurbrugg graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Mount Union College (now The University of Mount Union). As a student at Mount Union, Mr. Zurbrugg won a Division III National Championship as a member of the football team, and was active in the Political Science Club. Mr. Zurbrugg attended Penn State University his freshman year, where he was a member of the football team during Penn State’s inaugural season in the Big Ten Conference, a season that concluded with a victory in the Florida Citrus Bowl.
Mr. Zurbrugg attended law school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio, where he was a member of the Criminal Law Clinic, and pitched for Case in the annual law school softball tournament hosted by the University of Virginia. After law school, Mr. Zurbrugg practiced bankruptcy law in Northeast Ohio for nearly thirteen years before relocating to Northern Virginia.
Mr. Zurbrugg is an avid runner, and regularly competes in road races of varying distances. He has completed three marathons, including the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C.
Mr. Zurbrugg was active in his community in Ohio, including serving on the board of directors of RAM Ministries, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the underprivileged, and participating in the annual Christmas drive at Haven of Rest Ministries, an Akron homeless shelter. Mr. Zurbrugg is exploring opportunities for service in Northern Virginia.