About Us
FLINT C. ZIDE

OWNER

BIO:

Flint C. Zide is the principal of the Law Offices of Harris & Zide. He graduated from Southwestern University School of Law in 1992, Magna Cum Laude and was admitted to the bar that same year. Flint has been in a creditor’s rights attorney that entire time and has made over 1000+ court appearances, including over 200 bench trials.

Flint is a member of the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys and the California Creditor’s Bar Association (past president).


EDUCATION:
Southwestern University School of Law

BAR INFORMATION:
California Bar Number: 160369

Admittance: 1992
 

ROBERT HARRIS
Founding Partner

BIO:

Robert T. Harris, the founding partner, was admitted to the California Bar in January 1966 and was involved in all aspects of legal representation of retailers and creditors for over thirty-five years.  During much of that time, Bob was employed as Vice President and General Counsel for Bullock's Department Stores and then as Vice President and Regional Counsel for Federated Department Stores.  In this capacity, he had complete legal responsibility for Federated's Bullock's, Bullocks Wilshire, I. Magnin and Ralphs Grocery Company Divisions.  While in-house counsel, he was responsible for aggressively protecting and pursuing his clients' rights in the litigation arena, while assuring legal compliance for his clients and avoiding legal problems.  He also set up and managed an in house legal debt collection unit within Bullock's.

When Mr. Harris left Federated in 1988 because of the takeover of Federated and sale of its California units, he chose not to move to Federated's headquarters in Cincinnati and started his own practice specializing in representation of creditors in the areas of debt collection, and general business litigation.  These are all areas with which he was intimately involved as in-house counsel.  Mr. Harris passed away in 2003.

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Insurance 

We carry all appropriate general business, workers compensation, and professional liability insurance.

Information Security

The firm has state-of-the-art computer security to ensure the integrity of client data. The firm also ensures physical security at our location including video surveillance, access card readers, and burglar alarm system. In addition, the firm has a Business Continuity Plan and a comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan. The firm continues to invest in information security to meet client standards and to stay up to date with the ever changing technological environment.

Memberships

We are members of NARCA – The National Creditors Bar Association and the California Creditors Bar Association (Flint Zide is a founding officer and was a former president). 

JACOB P. WILSON

ATTORNEY

BIO:

Jacob P. Wilson is an associate attorney at the Law Offices of Harris and Zide.  He is a 2017 graduate of Southwestern Law School and is admitted to the State Bars of California and New Jersey.  Prior to law practice, Jacob was a banker at financial institutions in Southern California.  His banking career began in 2006 and he earned an MBA-Finance from Drexel University in 2012.

Jacob is a member of the Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo County Bar Associations.


EDUCATION:
Southwestern Law School
Drexel University


BAR INFORMATION:
California Bar Number: 331448

Admittance: 2020

New Jersey State Bar Number: 293002020
Admitted 2020
 

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