Jason is a current member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Winnebago County Bar Association, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jason H. Rock
Jason joined the Barrick Switzer Law Firm as an associate attorney in 1994. Jason was promoted to Partner in 1999. Jason is a current member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Winnebago County Bar Association, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jason served as Winnebago County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section President in 2000 and 2007. Jason has also presented at various legal seminars on topics such as perfection and enforcement of mechanic’s liens, intersection of bankruptcy and divorce matters, application of Illinois asset exemptions, and bankruptcy preference claims and related defenses. In 1997, Jason successfully argued before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals defending against a creditor claim that its interest in real estate transferred pre-petition by a Chapter 7 debtor was superior to the statutory interests of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee.
The primary concentration for Jason’s law practice is the representation and protection of the interests of small businesses and their owners. Jason assists his business clients with real estate, transactional, and employment matters. Jason also specializes in corporate formation as well as buying and selling business assets.
Jason is a past volunteer board President for the Rockford Boys and Girls Club. Jason also served on volunteer boards for the Rockford Art Museum and Laurent Foundation. Jason taught bankruptcy as a special business law instructor at Highland Community College.
Jason attended Rockford Guilford High School where he was a member of the National Honor Society and an Illinois State Scholar. In his senior year, he was the recipient of the United States Army Male Scholar Athlete Award. Jason was a conference wrestling champion and a team and individual State qualifier in golf.
Prior to graduating from law school, Jason worked as an assistant golf professional, and he worked as a legal intern at Sundstrand Corporation assigned to various pension plan compliance and human relations matters.
J.D., Drake Univesity Law School
B.A. Clemson University
Rockford Guilford High School
Illinois Bar Association
Winnebago County Bar Association
Rockford Art Museum
Rockford Boys & Girls Club
Laurent Foundation, Inc.