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Below is a list attorneys who practice bankruptcy law in the State of Illinois. Their education, location of there practice and phone numbers are included.

 
Mark Abrams*
Chicago, IL

Donald Barnett

Belleville, IL

Charles Curtis

St. Charles, IL

Harold Kaplan
Chicago, IL

Bruce Smith*

Evansville, IL

Pamela Wilcox*

Galesburg, IL

Types of Bankruptcy (Business, Consumer and Municipal)
  • Chapter 7 - Can be filed by individuals, partnerships and corporations. The most common type of bankruptcy filing
  • Chapter 9 - Adjustment of debts of a municipality
  • Chapter 11 - Filed by large and small businesses. Individuals filing Chapter 11, are involved in business in some capacity, either as sole proprietors, or as principals of a corporation or partnership
  • Chapter 12 - Adjustment of debts of a family farmer or fisherman
  • Chapter 13 - Available for individuals only, no corporations or partnerships may file
  • Chapter 15 - Bankruptcy, reorganization and insolvency cases that have assets, debtors, creditors, and other interested parties in multiple countries


Attorney Name -
Education, Address and Practice






Name:
Mark Abrams*
Education:

Undergraduate School: Unknown
Law School: University of Southern California Law School - Los Angeles, California

Address:

Abrams & Abrams Law Firm
180 West Washington Street
Suite 910
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 641-6111
Fax: (312) 641-6317

Practice: Cook and DuPage County
Bankruptcy Specialist* - Certified in Creditors Rights
California State Bar - Admitted 1987
Illinois State Bar - Admitted 1991





Name:

Donald Barnett

Education:

Undergraduate School: Unknown
Law School: Southern Illinois University School of Law - Carbondale, Illinois

Address:

Law firm of Dixon & Johnston
Donald Barnett
101 West Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220
Telephone: (877) 895-3516
Fax: (618) 233-9368

Practice: St. Clair County
Illinois State Bar - Admitted 2002





Name:

Charles Curtis

Education:

Undergraduate School: Knox College - Galesburg, Illinois Valparaiso
Law School: University School of Law - Valparaiso, Indiana

Address:

Smith Amundsen Law Firm
Charles R. Curtis, Attorney at Law
3815 East Main St.
Suite A-1
St. Charles, IL 60174
Telephone: 630-587-7910
Fax: 630-587-7960

Practice: DuPage County / Kane County
Illinois State Bar - Admitted 1995





Name:

Harold Kaplan

Education:

Undergraduate School: University of Wisconsin - Madison, Wisconsin
Law School: University of Chicago Law School - Chicago, Illinois

Address:

Foley & Lardner Law firm
Harold L. Kaplan Attorney at Law
321 North Clark, Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60610
Telephone: 312.832.4393
Fax: 312-832-4700

Practice: Cook County
New York State Bar - Admitted 1976
Illinois State Bar - Admitted 1979





Name:

Bruce Smith*

Education:

Undergraduate School: Indiana State University - Terre Haute, Indiana
Law School: Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington, Indiana

Address:

Bamberger, Foreman, Oswald & Hahn
Bruce A. Smith, Attorney at Law
20 NW 4th Street
Evansville, IL 47704
Telephone: (812) 452-3502
Fax: (812) 421-4936

Practice: Randolph County
Bankruptcy Specialist* - Certified in Business Bankruptcy
Indiana State Bar - Admitted 1976
Illinois State Bar - Admitted 1984





Name:

Nancy Peterman*

Education:

Undergraduate School: University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan
Law School: University of Michigan Law School - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Address:

Law Firm of Greenberg Traurig
Nancy A. Peterman, Attorney at Law
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 456-8410
Fax: (312) 456-8435

Practice: Cook County
Bankruptcy Specialist* Certified in Business Bankruptcy
Illinois State Bar - Admitted 1991





Name:

Pamela Wilcox*

Education:Undergraduate School: Illinois State University - Normal, Illinois
Law School: Dedman School of Law / Southern Methodist University - Dallas, Texas.
Address:Robertson, Wilcox & Statham, P.C.
139 S. Cherry Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309-341-6034
Fax: 309-343-7500
Practice: Knox County
Bankruptcy Specialist* - Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy
Illinois State Bar - Admitted 1989

 

Bankruptcy Specialist*

       Attorneys listed with an asterisk* (Mark Abrams, Nancy Peterman and Pamela Wilcox) are specialists in certain areas of bankruptcy law and are certified by the American Board of Certification (ABC), located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America. The three areas of certification include the following; Creditors' Rights, Business Bankruptcy and Consumer Bankruptcy. For more information on this subject, please visit the Bankruptcy Specialist section on the web site.

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