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James Martin Gallagher

James Martin Gallagher

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Wills & Living Wills, Personal Injury, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Real Estate

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About Me

I am an experienced bankrutpcy attorney who has handled approximately 1,000 Chapter 7 and 13 cases since 1988.  I endeavor to provide my clients with  diligent, compassionate representation in order to resolve their financial difficulties in a satisfactory manner.  I provide personal attention to each of my clients during the course of my representtion. I have had reported descisions in the United States Bankruptcy Court.


I also handle other General Legal Matters, includihg Wills and Estates, Personal Injury, Real Estate Contract and Closings and Reduction of Real Property Taxes.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 40%
    25 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    25 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    25 years, 300 cases
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    25 years, 200 cases
  5. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    25 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

James M Gallagher Esq

2249 Derby Rd
(At Sunrise Highway)
Baldwin, NY, 11510-3012



NYCurrently registered 198103/13/2015
FLMember in Good Standing - CLER Exempt198108/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateD'Amato & Lynch1983 - 1986
Attorney-Tax Dept.Price Waterhouse & Co.1980 - 1983


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In Re Seltzer 185 B.R. 116 (E.D.N.Y. 1995)Motion To Avoid Judgment Liens Granted in Part, Denied in Part
In Re McGrath 166 B.R. 795 (E.D.N.Y. 1994)The Court found in favor of our client and dismissed the Adversary Proceeding resulting in the discharge of the debt

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
State University of New York, AlbanyAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science, With Honors1977

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Nassau County Bar Speaker BureauChapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy2000
WHPC 90.3 FMBankruptcyN/A