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James Martin Gallagher

Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney at Baldwin, NY

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I am an experienced bankrutpcy attorney who has handled approximately 1,000 Chapter 7 and 13 cases since 1988.  I endeavor to provide my clients with  diligent, compassionate representation in order to resolve their financial difficulties in a satisfactory manner.  I provide personal attention to each of my clients during the course of my representtion. I have had reported descisions in the United States Bankruptcy Court.


I also handle other General Legal Matters, includihg Wills and Estates, Personal Injury, Real Estate Contract and Closings and Reduction of Real Property Taxes.

Licensed for 41 years
State NY
Status Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday
Acquired 1981
Updated 11/28/2022
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing - CLER Exempt
Acquired 1981
Updated 11/23/2022

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James M Gallagher Esq
2249 Derby Rd
(At Sunrise Highway)
Baldwin, NY, 11510-3012


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Work Experience

  • Owner
  • James M. Gallagher, Esq
  • 1988 - Present
  • Associate
  • D'Amato & Lynch
  • 1983 - 1987
  • Attorney-Tax Dept.
  • Price Waterhouse & Co.
  • 1980 - 1983


  • Florida State University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1980
  • State University of New York, Albany
  • BS - Bachelor of Science, With Honors
  • 1977

Legal Cases

  • In Re Seltzer 185 B.R. 116 (E.D.N.Y. 1995)
  • Motion To Avoid Judgment Liens Granted in Part, Denied in Part
  • In Re McGrath 166 B.R. 795 (E.D.N.Y. 1994)
  • The Court found in favor of our client and dismissed the Adversary Proceeding resulting in the discharge of the debt


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Nassau County Bar Speaker Bureau
  • Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
  • 2000
  • WHPC 90.3 FM
  • Bankruptcy
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He has assisted many of my clients in a very professional manner. I highly endorse this attorney."
Real estate Attorney | May 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James Gallagher is an intelligent, detail-oriented, and exceptionally caring lawyer. I highly recommend this attorney."
Divorce and separation

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Baldwin Chapter 7 bankruptcy Lawyer James Martin Gallagher
James Martin Gallagher
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
Baldwin, NY
Licensed for 41 years