Bankruptcy Attorney Resume Samples

A Bankruptcy Attorney is a lawyer who assists clients through court proceedings and reduces debt or proceeds forward with bankruptcy. A well-written Bankruptcy Attorney Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – assisting and counseling individuals and businesses throughout the process of filing for bankruptcy, determining the assets and debts, reporting the findings to the court, managing the process of negotiating and dissolving debts, representing debtors, creditors, trustees and lending institutions, representing businesses and corporations, meeting clients, researching applicable laws, preparing reports, filing paperwork, and preparing briefs and completing research.

Strong communication and research skills are crucial for this role. To work in this field, the person needs a strong background in finance or law. Other skills include – the ability to tackle challenging problems, interpersonal skills, a strong eye for detail, the ability to analyze large amounts of data, and logic and reasoning skills. A law degree is preferred.

Bankruptcy Attorney Resume example

Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a full-time position that will challenge and enable the use of 5 years of engineering experience and skills to add value to the engineering industry.

Skills : Legal Research, Drafting, And Writing; Oral Arguments, Trials; Negotiations., WestLaw; LexisNexis; Google Scholar; Fast Case; BestCase; Microsoft Windows 10, Word, Excel, Outlook 2013.

Description :

    1. Electronically filed documents with Courts in every Texas Federal District.
    2. Prepared agreements to protect the creditors' rights and collateral interests.
    3. Participate in case reviews and meetings with clients.
    4. Attended numerous 341 creditor meetings, confirmations, and motion hearings.
    5. Responded to internal and external clients.
    6. Drafted, reviewed, and prepared pleadings.
    7. Attended court hearings.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  JD In Law


                  Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                  Objective : A self-motivated and able to work both independently and as a collaborative team member. Looking to obtain a position where one can further develop skills and knowledge in the customer service industry while working for a company that will allow growing personally and professionally.

                  Skills : Training Skills, Attorney.

                  Description :

                    1. Interviewed, hired, and trained bankruptcy support staff.
                    2. Reviewed and prepared Proof of Claims, Voluntary Petitions, Motions for Relief, objections, and responses in chapters 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy matters.
                    3. Represented various Banks and individual debtors.
                    4. Filed numerous motions, including motions for temporary restraining orders, motions for sanctions, adversary actions, objections, and automatic stay relief.
                    5. Defended debtors against motions for relief, objections, and motions to dismiss.
                    6. Researched various legal issues, such as personal injury awards, property exemptions, etc.
                    7. Managed and trained support staff on bankruptcy matters.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  JD In Law


                  Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                  Summary : Highly qualified Bankruptcy Attorney with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                  Skills : Bankruptcy Attorney.

                  Description :

                    1. Research issues and cases using Lexis.
                    2. Enter time and disbursement data.
                    3. Attend hearings/seminars.
                    4. Manage loss mitigation cases.
                    5. File legal documents.
                    6. Communicate with clients by letter/telephone.
                    7. Prepare/send notices to clients regarding bankruptcy filings.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  Certificate In Paralegal

                  Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                  Summary : Seeks to secure a position with a company that will allow utilizing strengths and abilities, which includes strong communication, leadership, motivational, and negotiating skills to further the progress and success of your company.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Documentation.

                  Description :

                    1. Successfully manage a high-volume caseload.
                    2. Routinely meet with clients, draft motions, responses and briefs and negotiate with opposing counsel.
                    3. Consistently accomplish these tasks in a timely manner and with positive results.
                    4. Represent clients in administrative and federal court hearings on bankruptcy matters.
                    5. Dependably attend hearings prepared in the law and client cases.
                    6. Consequently, clients and the firm are professionally and vigorously represented before the court.
                    7. Represented the interests of a multi-million dollar global corporation in consumer and commercial bankruptcy proceedings.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  7-10 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Management
                  Education
                  Education
                  J. D.

                  Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                  Summary : Help individuals utilize client access systems and navigate through the company website as Client Service Specialist, resulting in 75%+ of customers using the online system.

                  Skills : Legal Research, MS Office, Data Management.

                  Description :

                    1. Defended debtors in debt collection litigation and in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases in bankruptcy court.
                    2. Part of debtors' representation and defense in state court includes negotiating settlements with creditors and appearing and status conferences and law and motion hearings.
                    3. Served and responded to discovery, drafted various motions, including motions to compel discovery responses and to set aside default judgments.
                    4. Appeared with debtors at 341 hearings.
                    5. Drafted a motion to value collateral and avoid lien and motion to modify Chapter 13 repayment plans.
                    6. Represented debtors in federal courts and state courts.
                    7. Conduct the legal research for the client's case and draft the pleading accordingly.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Behavioral Sciences/Business Administration/ Liberal Arts

                  Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                  Summary : Highly experienced Attorney and General Counsel with extensive litigation and negotiation capabilities, coupled with strong aptitude for client interaction and ability to handle a high volume, diverse caseloads.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Technical Plan Execution, Fast Learner, Detail-Oriented, Organized.

                  Description :

                    1. Representation of several of the nation's leading lending institutions in highly litigated and contested foreclosure matters.
                    2. Preparation of responses to numerous discovery requests and motions.
                    3. Attendance at numerous judicial proceedings both telephonically and in the courtroom including non-jury trials, motions for summary final judgment, motions to dismiss, and various discovery issues.
                    4. Handled deposition defense as well as taking of depositions.
                    5. Assisted in representation of creditors in Bankruptcy proceedings through the state.
                    6. Extensive travel to satellite offices.
                    7. Set precedence as to docket publication of post-bankruptcy docket mortgage payments.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  Juris Doctor

                  Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                  Objective : Seeks to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

                  Skills : MS Office, Interpersonal Skills, Communication.

                  Description :

                    1. Represented clients on bankruptcy, corporate, and debtor/creditor relationship matters.
                    2. Prepared pleadings and discovery requests and responses.
                    3. Represented a high volume of clients independently at a five-member law firm with an emphasis on bankruptcy law and all related matters.
                    4. Prepared and drafted bankruptcy petitions.
                    5. Pre-trial preparations, drafting the pleadings, motions, and oppositions in favor of the client.
                    6. Conducted negotiations to favorably settle the case for the client out of the courtroom.
                    7. Advice the clients about the bankruptcy laws and the commercial law sections applicable to the case, with possible repercussions.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    Juris Doctor

                    Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                    Objective : Dynamic and highly motivated Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling professional seeking LPC position to utilize integrative (humanistic, CBT, mindfulness-based) counseling approach to help client access compassion, clarity, and resilience during times of life-course crisis and change.

                    Skills : Data Management, Documentation, Typing.

                    Description :

                      1. Reviewed and prepared Proof of Claims, Motions for Relief, objections, and responses in chapters 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy matters.
                      2. Supervised case managers in the management of caseload.
                      3. Represented Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), as well as other various mortgage creditors.
                      4. Organized and developed unit to handle and exceed stringent investor timeline requirements.
                      5. Met the timeline requirements.
                      6. Attended creditor meetings(341) and motion hearings(362).
                      7. Trained staff on proof of claims preparation, objections, and motion practice.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Junior
                      Education
                      Education
                      Juris Doctor

                      Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                      Headline : As a Bankruptcy Attorney, responsible for Researching and drafting legal pleadings including motions to avoid judicial liens, objections to proofs of claims, and motions to borrow/incur new debt.

                      Skills : Organized, Implementation Skills, Detail Oriented.

                      Description :

                        1. Prepare Chapter 7 and 13 case filings.
                        2. Prepare pleadings, make court appearances and manage dockets.
                        3. Administer upon assets of consumer debtors for the benefit of the bankruptcy estates.
                        4. Performed compliance review of consumer bankruptcy cases.
                        5. Negotiated claim treatment and contract terms.
                        6. Prepare for, attend, and represent clients at 341(a) Meeting of Creditors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy hearings.
                        7. Reviewed and analyzed documents.
                        8. Assisted with loss mitigation efforts.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        5-7 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        Juris Doctorate In Law

                        Bankruptcy Attorney Resume

                        Objective : As a Bankruptcy Attorney, responsible for Creating bankruptcy manual and trustee questionnaire to assist in the management of daily bankruptcy case workflow,Drafting and negotiating settlements in bankruptcy Chapter 7, 11, and 13 transactions.

                        Skills : Data Management, Documentation, MS Office, Legal Research.

                        Description :

                          1. Prior to promotion to General In-House Counsel - litigated and defended collection agency's claims in consumer bankruptcies.
                          2. Streamlined bankruptcy processes by developing, reviewing, and submitting files to local counsel including reaffirmation agreements, claims objections.
                          3. Maintained staff efficiency countrywide by revising policies and recommending enhancements to bankruptcy statute, rules and procedures.
                          4. Represented Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy debtors at Section 341 Trustee Meetings, Confirmation hearings, and reaffirmation hearings.
                          5. Represented a high volume of clients independently at a five-member law firm with an emphasis on bankruptcy law and all related matters.
                          6. Enrolled approximately 500 clients and exercised primary responsibility for case management.
                          7. Represented individuals and entities in various aspects of foreclosure proceedings and lien priority disputes.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Junior
                          Education
                          Education
                          Juris Doctor