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David Michael Benson

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Personal service.
Uncompromising loyalty.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 80%
    8 years, 260 cases
  2. Debt Collection: 10%
    3 years, 7 cases
  3. Foreclosure: 10%
    7 years, 35 cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Irving Stanley Bergrin

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Irving Bergrin Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Geoffrey Bernard McCarrell

    I endorse David Benson for bankruptcy, creditor-debtor and consumer law.


    Geoffrey McCarrell Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

1422 Euclid Avenue
Suite #1610
Cleveland, OH, 44115


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Journalism AwardOhio Academy of Trial Lawyers2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalBenson Law Firm2003 - Present
PublisherLawyers Weekly1997 - 2004
Lead Attorney EditorThomson West1993 - 1997
Law ClerkKramer & Tobocman1990 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lawyers GuildMember2009 - Present
Swedish-American Chamber of CommerceMember2009 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2008 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2008 - Present
Sons of the American RevolutionMember2006 - Present
Eastside Kickers Soccer Club, Inc.Board Member2005 - 2009
Swedish Cultural SocietyMember2005 - Present
Vasa Order of AmericaMember2004 - Present
TystArt, Inc.Board Member2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re BonnerGeneral Discharge
In re CermakGeneral Discharge
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Publication nameTitleDate
Aspatore Book publicationForeclosure Defense Strategies and Challenges2010
Ohio Lawyers WeeklyBankruptcy Lawyer’s Fee Considered Excessive: Must Refund Portion Along With Interest2004
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyDebtor Can't Convert to Chapter 13 Bankruptcy2004
Michigan Lawyers WeeklyRules Settlement Statements Needn't Be Disclosed2003
Corporate Legal TimesStatute of Limitations Defense Fails on Appeal2002
Ohio Lawyers WeeklyMidwest Express Airlines Struggles to Control Chaos2002
Ohio Lawyers WeeklyOSBA Calls for Reform of Judicial Selection2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Weatherhead School of ManagementBusinessMBA - Masters1992
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Oberlin CollegeMusicBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Academy of Court Reporting and TechnologyWorkers' Compensation2008
Academy of Court Reporting and TechnologyBusiness Organizations2008