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Michael James Duffy

Michael James Duffy

also known as Michael J. Duffy Esq.

Practice areas:

Business, Litigation, General Practice, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Situated at the heart of Center City Philadelphia, with offices in South Jersey as well, Duffy Law provides outstanding legal representation for clients throughout the region.


 


Founder and Lead Attorney Michael J. Duffy, Esq. is a former business owner, founding and operating a multi-million dollar international distribution company for over five years. Mr. Duffy worked overseas for several years, serving as the Corporate Training Program Director of UNESCO Vietnam. Mr. Duffy went on to capitalize on his business experience by pursuing business law at Rutgers School of Law - Newark.


 


Mr. Duffy has experience in a variety of practice areas, and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of legal services to small business and individuals.


 


Bar Admissions:


-Pennsylvania


-New Jersey


 


Education:


-Rutgers School of Law - Newark, NJ, J.D.


-Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A.


 


Professional Associations and Memberships:


-Pennsylvania State Bar Association


-Philadelphia Bar Association - Business Law Section


-New Jersey State Bar Association


-Camden County Bar Association


 


Professional Accomplishments:


-New York State Bar Association’s Task Force On New York Law In International Matters, Contributor

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Languages Spoken: Vietnamese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Business: 50%
    5 years, 500 cases
  2. General Practice: 20%
    5 years, 100 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    5 years, 500 cases
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%
    5 years, 100 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

37 total 

  • Howard M Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Duffy is one of the finest business attorneys in PA. He is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the legal profession. I highly recommend his legal services.

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    Howard Lewis Divorce & Separation Attorney
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  • Brian S Wayson

    Attorney Duffy provides sound quality counsel for posted questions on Avvo as seen in the high percentage of his answers marked as good answers. If one needs legal services for a business, bankruptcy or international law matter, a consult with Mr. Duffy is in order. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Brian Wayson Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Duffy Law

1822 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103

52 Berlin Rd
Suite 4000
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08034

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive201105/29/2015
PAActive201105/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ICC International Medication CompetitionInternational Chamber of Commerce, Paris, France2011
Pro Bono CertificationRutgers School of Law2011
Dean's ScholarshipRutgers School of Law2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMitts Law, LLC2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Nicholas Clemente, P.C.2012 - 2013
Managing MemberDuffy Law, LLC2011 - Present
Corporate Training Program DirectorUNESCO Vietnam2008 - 2010
PresidentPeoples Wireless, LLC2003 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division General Practice, Solo and Small Firm CommitteeAttorney Member2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Bankruptcy CommitteeMember2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Business Law CommitteeAttorney Member2011 - Present
American Bar Association, International Law SectionMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Business Law SectionMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A
United States District Court for the Eastern District of PennsylvaniaMemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
SOLOSEZMemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar Association, Business Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
Camden County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Chahua v. Astrue, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEYDecision for client plaintiff awarding back benefits for seven years totaling over $60,000
Client suffering financial harshipObtained multiple loan modifications on primary and secondary mortgages, allowing him to keep his house.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Rutgers College, New BrunswickPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts2004

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Entrepreneur SeminarInternational Distribution2011
Modern International Business PracticesInternational Business2009
International Business Practices in VietnamInternational Trade2009