Jack K. Bertrop – Attorney at Law

Jack K. Bertrop is a highly esteemed attorney at Justice First LLP, known for his unwavering dedication to his clients and his expertise in various areas of law. With over two decades of legal experience, Jack has built a reputation for his strategic thinking, meticulous attention to detail, and commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients.

Early Life and Education

Born and raised in San Francisco, California, Jack developed an interest in law at an early age. He pursued his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with honors. Jack’s academic excellence and passion for justice led him to Harvard Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree. During his time at Harvard, he was an active member of the Harvard Law Review and participated in various moot court competitions, honing his litigation skills.

Legal Career

After graduating from Harvard, Jack began his legal career at a prestigious law firm in New York City, specializing in corporate law. His ability to navigate complex legal issues quickly set him apart, and he soon became a sought-after attorney for high-stakes cases. Jack’s dedication to his clients and his talent for finding innovative solutions earned him several accolades early in his career.

In 2010, Jack returned to California and joined Justice First LLP, where he expanded his practice to include civil rights, personal injury, and family law. His diverse legal expertise allows him to provide comprehensive legal services to a wide range of clients, from individuals to large corporations.

Notable Cases and Achievements

Throughout his career, Jack has handled numerous high-profile cases that have garnered significant media attention. Some of his notable achievements include:

  • Successfully representing a group of employees in a landmark class-action lawsuit against a major corporation, resulting in a multi-million dollar settlement.
  • Defending the rights of a prominent civil rights activist in a high-profile case that highlighted issues of free speech and racial discrimination.
  • Securing favorable outcomes in complex divorce cases, ensuring fair settlements and custody arrangements for his clients.

Jack’s legal acumen has been recognized by his peers, earning him several awards, including being named one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in California” by Super Lawyers magazine.

Community Involvement

Beyond his legal practice, Jack is deeply committed to giving back to the community. He regularly volunteers his time with local legal aid organizations, providing pro bono services to individuals who cannot afford legal representation. Jack also mentors young lawyers and law students, sharing his knowledge and experience to help the next generation of legal professionals succeed.

Personal Life

When he’s not in the courtroom or advising clients, Jack enjoys spending time with his family, exploring the outdoors, and participating in community events. An avid reader and history enthusiast, he often finds inspiration in historical legal cases and figures.


Jack K. Bertrop’s dedication to justice, combined with his extensive legal knowledge and compassionate approach, make him an invaluable asset to Justice First LLP. Whether advocating for clients in court or working behind the scenes to negotiate settlements, Jack consistently demonstrates a commitment to excellence and a passion for the law that sets him apart as a leading attorney in his field.