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Howard D. Rothbloom

Howard D. Rothbloom

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Tax, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Howard D. Rothbloom began practicing bankruptcy law in 1986. His practice areas include counseling individual and business clients in debt related matters and the representation of clients in cases filed under chapters 7, 13 and 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Mr. Rothbloom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia in 1981 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. He began practicing law in 1984. He is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Cobb County Bar Association and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors The Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc., Atlanta’s poverty law organization.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 45%
    30 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 25%
    30 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%
  4. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 10%
    30 years, 25 cases
  5. Tax: 10%
    30 years, 500 cases



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • James Charles Shields

    I endorse this lawyer. Responses are clear and complete. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of BK law.


    James Shields Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Charles Moses Clapp

    For smart, aggressive representation in bankruptcy and consumer debt issues, you will not find better than Howard.


    Charles Clapp Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Howard D. Rothbloom

31 Atlanta Street Suite 200
Marietta, GA, 30060

The Rothbloom Law Firm

1401 Peachtree St. NE Suite 500
Atlanta, GA, 30309



GAActive Member in Good Standing 198407/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2014
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2013
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2010
Georgia Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2009
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2002
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1976

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Rothbloom Law Firm1984 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2005 - Present
The Atlanta Legal Aid SocietyAdvisory Board1994 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law SectionMember1986 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Law SectionMember1986 - Present
Cobb County Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember1984 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Lillie Mae Starr, et al. v. Fleet Finance, Inc., et al.Settled; $7M
Winfred L. Wood, et al. vs. Associates Financial Life Insurance Company and Associates Financial Services of America, Inc.Settled: $13M

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Publication NameTitleDate
How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America -- and Spawned a Global CrisisThe Monster2010
How the Working Poor Became Big BusinessBroke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc.2010
Israel, the War, and the Year that Transformed the Middle East19672010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Georgia, AthensN/AA.B.1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Wrongful Foreclosure and Other Consumer Finance Claims: Bankruptcy Options for ConsumersConsumer Law Seminar2009
Middle District of Georgia Bankruptcy Law Institute CLEHome Defense In Bankruptcy2009
Consumer and Business BankruptcyLenders in Individual and Consumer Cases -- Dealing With Them and Representing Them2009
United States Senate HearingPolicing Lenders and Protecting Homeowners: Is Misconduct in Bankruptcy Fueling the Foreclosure Crisis?2008