I am a 1983 Graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. My entire career... more
I am a 1983 Graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law. My entire career has been spent representing my NW Baltimore County and Carroll County neighbors in just about every court in the state. My diverse practice includes bankruptcy, domestic matters, criminal/traffic and personal injury/Worker's Compensation cases. During this time, I have been elected Chair of the Consumer Ba... view profile
Prior to obtaining a job in the legal field I worked in Human Resources for a... more
Prior to obtaining a job in the legal field I worked in Human Resources for a security guest service company servicing the needs of MT Bank Stadium and the Baltimore Ravens. In my second year of law school I was asked to become a paralegal at the firm of Scurti, Meiselman Bledsoe working in the field of bankruptcy. I worked with SMB for approximately 10 months and then accompanied Mr. Scu... view profile
I believe strongly in listening. By carefully listening to my clients, I can help... more
I believe strongly in listening. By carefully listening to my clients, I can help them prioritize their needs and reach decisions that make the best sense for them, their companies and/or their families. Similarly, I listen carefully to the judges, trustees, co-owners and adversaries so that I can help them obtain what they really want from the transaction, while at the same time helping... view profile
If you owe money but need time to repay it, you may require the services of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the court appoints a trustee to help you straighten out your finances (sometimes called a financial reorganization). Unlike a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are required to file a plan to pay off the money owed over a three-to-five-year period under the bankruptcy court's supervision. If you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, then both the courts and the creditors you owe will closely monitor your financial transactions, and an experienced Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney can help both debtors and creditors navigate the process.
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