Rex Tran, Esq.Professional Experience

Since becoming a member of the California Bar, Rex Tran has focused his practice on representing consumer debtors in bankruptcy.  Prior to forming The Law Offices of Chen & Tran, Mr. Tran was a Managing Attorney for the largest bankruptcy firm in the nation.

To date, Mr. Tran has handled over 900 Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases.  As a Managing Partner, Mr. Tran continues to handle matters personally.  He continues to practice as a bankruptcy attorney in Orange County and other parts of Southern California.  His aim is to  ensure that all staff members are trained to provide the highest quality service to our bankruptcy clients.  Mr. Tran also has experience in business/civil litigation and personal injury claims from his time with a Litigation Firm in San Diego.

Mr. Tran is a cum laude graduate of the University of California, Irvine and received his Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law in San Diego.

Military Experience

Mr. Tran also served as a Sergeant First Class in the United States Army Reserves for 15 years.  He was the Senior Enlisted Soldier with the 78th Legal Operations Detachment in Los Alamitos, CA.  In 2008, he was deployed to Camp Taji, Iraq where he provided legal support for 1,500 Soldiers of the 419th Combat Support and Sustainment Battalion, under the 10th Sustainment Brigade.  During his 15 year military career, he also worked on courts-martial cases, military boards, and provided legal assistance such as helping Soldiers obtain citizenship, wills, and powers of attorney.

Bar Membership

California Bar

United States District Court, Central District of California

United States District Court, Southern District of California

Education

California Western School of Law

San Diego, CA, Juris Doctorate

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA, Bachelors of Science, Cum Laude

Associations

California Bankruptcy Forum

Orange County Bankruptcy Forum

Orange County Bar Association

Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California

Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Awards

Army Meritorious Service Medal

Super Lawyers: Rising Star 2016

Army Commendations Medal

Army Achievement Medal