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Dorothy Ann Bartholomew

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Dorothy Bartholomew has been practicing law for over 23 years and has filed more than 7,800 bankruptcy cases.  As a debt relief agency, she limits her practice to consumer bankruptcy and is dedicated to helping you and your family achieve a fresh start by alleviating your financial burdens.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 33%
    20 years, 7.5 thousand cases
  2. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 33%
    20 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 33%
    20 years, 3 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • David Clement Smith

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    David Smith Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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  • Erin Lane

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    Erin Lane Consumer Protection Attorney
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Contact Info

Law Office Of Dorothy A Bartholomew

5310 12th Street East Suite C
Tacoma, WA, 98424-2772

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199107/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Volunteer of the YearPierce County Sheriff's Department2014
American Jurisprudence Award Real EstateLawyers Cooperative Publishing1989
Law ReviewUniversity of Puget Sound1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyDorothy Bartholomew, PLLC2000 - Present
Contract AttorneyNielsen, Broman & Associates, PLLC2000 - 2001
AttorneyClelland & Raymond, PS1998 - 2000
Judicial Law ClerkUs Bankruptcy Court, Western District Of Washington1997 - 1998
Law ClerkWashington State Court Of Appeals, Division Ii1992 - 1997
AttorneyHafer, Rheinhart, Roblee1991 - 1992

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2009 - Present
National Association of Chapter 13 TrusteesMember2006 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2005 - Present
Better Business BureauMember2005 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. Avila-Avina, 99 Wn. App. 9 (Div. I 2000)Trial Court Reversed

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Letters for Bankruptcy LawyersDebtor's Counsel: Letter to Check-Cashing Company re Postdated Check2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of Hawaii, ManoaFine ArtBachelor of Fine Arts1981

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
JAG Bankruptcy Law UpdateBankruptcy2011