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David Bruce Shaev

Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney at New York, NY

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    New York - NY 48 years
    Kentucky - KY 49 years
  • Licensed for 48 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1976
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 49 years
    State KY
    Acquired 1974
    Suspended No misconduct found

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

About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Chapter 13 bankruptcy

    43 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Chapter 7 bankruptcy

    43 years, 1,000 cases

New York City consumer protection lawyer helping people with problems relating to:

  • student loans
  • overdue taxes
  • credit cards, personal loans, and medical debts
  • foreclosures and repossessions
  • debt collection harassment

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Shaev & Fleischman LLP
1430 Broadway Suite 1802
New York, NY, 10018

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Posted by anonymous | March 12, 2010
Excellent Bankruptcy Attorney David Shaev really cares for his clients
When it finally dawned on me that I was not going to be able to hold off the creditors any longer I started to seek out a bankruptcy attorney. While conducting my search I interviewed 10 Bankruptcy attorneys the difference in professionalism and compassion was stark. Most of the attorneys I met with only wanted to know if I fit the mold for a bankruptcy. Did I meet the requirements, debt income ratio that sort of thing. However after battling with creditors,past due notices and of course the endless collection calls I was at the verge of a nervous breakdown, to say I was frazzled would have been an understatement. When I met with David Shaev, the first thing he did was to reassure me and to address my fragile mental state, David helped me to understand that what I was experiencing was not unique and to gather my documents bills, payment records, list of creditors, income tax returns etc. David counseled me on what steps to take. After retaining David and following his advise. I am glad to say I am now debt free. If you are looking for or considering bankruptcy as an option, I would suggest that you contact David and schedule a consultation with him. You will be glad you did. I am
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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-550 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 7.2 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Shaev & Fleischman, LLP
  • 2010 - Present
  • Managing Attorney
  • David B. Shaev, Attorney at Law
  • 1981 - 2010


  • University of Louisville School of Law
  • J.D.
  • 1974
  • Ohio University of Athens
  • B.A.
  • 1971

Sample of Legal Cases

  • In re Minbatiwalla, 424 B.R. 104 (2010)
  • In favor of my client


  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Basics of Bankruptcy
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 15
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. As an attorney for the banks, I opposed David on several matters. I always found him to be extremely knowledgeable, well prepared and persistent. He has the respect of everyone in the New York bankruptcy community."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"David Shaev is an exceptional bankruptcy lawyer. He is extremely knowledgeable and aggressively fights for his clients to get the absolute best results possible."
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New York Chapter 7 bankruptcy Lawyer David Bruce Shaev
David Bruce Shaev
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 49 years