After my admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin in 1983, I created my private practice. Since the inception of my practice, I have focused on bankruptcy. And throughout the years, I have spoken on many bankruptcy issues. In 2013, I added consumer protection to my practice to assist clients with mortgage problems as the market rapidly imploded. Currently, I focus on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies for consumers; claims that arise from creditor activity during or after those bankruptcies; Wisconsin's Chapter 128 debt repayment plans; student loan defense and foreclosure defense of homeowners.Read less
NBI - Bankruptcy Critical Changes, National Business Institute, 2016 - Present
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
- How long have you been in practice?
- How many cases like mine have you handled?
- How often do you settle cases out of court?
- What are your fees and costs?
- What are the next steps?