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Christopher K. Werner

Christopher K. Werner

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement, Debt Collection, Business, Estate Planning, Residential, Probate

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 25%
    3 years
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 20%
    3 years
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    3 years
  4. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 10%
    3 years
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



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Contact Info

145 Culver Road
The Culver Road Armory
Rochester, NY, 14620


NYCurrently registered 197603/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Service AwardNew York State Courts2012
AV Peer Rating - Highest professional rating 1992 - presentMartindale Hubbell1992
William E McKnight - Volunteer Service AwardVolunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County Inc. ("VLSP")1990

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Member of Town CouncilTown of Brighton New York2012 - Present
AttorneyBoylan Code LLP2010 - Present
Assistant Professor of LawMonroe Community College2008 - Present
Adjunct Instructor of LawRochester Institute of Technology1978 - 1982
PartnerLawrence Werner Kesselring Swartout & Brown1976 - 2010

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Monroe County Bar Association Board of TrusteesFormer Board of Trustees2006 - 2011
Monroe County Bar Association, Ethics CommitteePast Chairman and Member1995 - 2008
Monroe County Bar Association Public Education CommitteePast Chairman1987 - 1988
Monroe County Bar Association, Bankruptcy CommitteePast Chairman and Member1985 - Present
Monroe County Bar Association, Professional Performance CommitteePast Chairman and Member1985 - 2000
Monroe County Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJuris Doctor with Honors1999
State University of New York at AlbanyHistoryBachelor of Arts - Magna Cum Laude1976

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Ethics and ProfessionalismEthics and Professionalism2009
Fundamentals of Bankruptcy LawThe Basics2008
Fundamental of Bankruptcy LawThe Basics2008
New York State Judicial Institute 2007Bankruptcy Impact on Matrimonial Law2007
Bankruptcy and EthicsBankruptcy –“What’s Ethics Got To Do With It?” (2007)2007
Overcoming Foreclosure Obstacles –Title Problems, Bankruptcy & Procedures2006
Basics of Bankruptcy Under the 2005 Amendments (2005 – 2006):Discharge of Debts; Means Testing; Dismissal/Conversion; Cleaning Up BARF2005
New York Collection Law 1996 and 2001New York Collection Law1996
Collection & Enforcement of Money JudgmentsCollection & Enforcement of Money Judgments1995