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Raymond Schimmel

Raymond Schimmel

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Tax

About Me

I am a San Diego bankruptcy lawyer with over sixteen years of local insolvency practice experience. Using extensive local bankruptcy experience I aim to make a positve difference for my clients.   Unlike a high volume “bankruptcy mill,” my clients  receive personalized attention and legal services crafted to your individualized needs. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 65%
    18 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Tax: 35%
    18 years, 500 cases



Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • David John Rausa

    I endorse this lawyer. I have know him for many years and respect his contributions to the legal community.


    David Rausa Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Nelson Dicks

    I endorse this lawyer. The attorney works very hard for the clients and keeps up with the law by attending legal seminars to assist them in this regard. I endorse this attorney.


    James Dicks Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

San Diego Bankruptcy Law Center

1094 Cudahy Place
San Diego, CA, 92101




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Distinguished Service AwardNACBA2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerRaymond Schimmel, Attorney at Law1998 - Present
Senior Tax AssociateCoopers & Lybrand1997 - 1998


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysCo-chair2012 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re Taffy Ann ZachollDischarge
In Re Richard SkaleDischarge
In Re Tito & Maria AraosDischarge

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Publication NameTitleDate
Bloomberg BusinessweekOver The Limit2008
Bloomberg BusinessweekToxic Mortgages: Worst Practices2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawN/AN/A1996
USD School of lawFinancial AccountingMA - MastersN/A
USD School of lawTaxLL.M - Master of LawsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Consumer Debt Litigation for Bankruptcy Practioners & NACBA RoundtableConsumer Debt Litigation (MCLE)2012