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William Asa Grafton

William Asa Grafton

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Estate Planning

William Grafton

About Me

I have been practicing law for better than 9 years now, almost all of that time has been devoted to helping consumers and small businesses deal with their debt problems, either through bankruptcy or outside of bankruptcy. 



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2013

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 75%
    11 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 15%
    8 years
  3. Estate Planning: 10%
    5 years



Hourly ($175-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Grafton Firm

406 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD, 21286


TXNot Eligible to Practice - Administrative200705/24/2015
MSAdministrative-Not authorized to practice200305/11/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Achievement Award in CorporationsUniversity of Mississippi2002
Achievement Award in ContractsUniversity of Mississippi2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Practice ManagerPersels & Associates2007 - Present
MemberWilliam A. Grafton, Attorney-at-Law2005 - 2007
AssociateBond & Botes, P. C.2003 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maryland State Bar Association, Consumer Bankruptcy SectionMember2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law SectionMember2009 - 2011
National Consumer Law CenterSubscriber2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2005 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
The Grafton Firm BlogThe Head in the Sand Mentality2013
Unbundled Practice.comWhy Can't I Afford a Lawyer2013
Bankruptcy MusingsHow Not to Deal With Garnishment and Foreclosure2013
unbundledpractice.comMy Introduction to Unbundled Practice2013

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University Of MississippiLawJuris Doctor2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Spring Attorney ConferenceConsumer Bankruptcy Law - How to Know When Your Clients Need Help2011
Field Attorney Training ConferenceBankruptcy Basics2010
Persels & Associates Attorney ConferenceDifferences in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for the non-Bankruptcy Attorney2009