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Michael Anthony Cataldo

About me

     Our firm has 2 Board Certified  attorneys who have practiced over 30 years with a large support staff There is always someone knowledgeable there to assist you when you have a question or concern.

     Bankruptcy has been my sole area of practice since I became a member of the bar. We realize that you never expected to be sitting in our office. We treat you with respect and explain what we can do for you in clear terms you can understand. We will not pressure you on try to talk you into something that does not make sense. If there are non bankruptcy options we will discuss them as well.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 100%
    31 years, 17 thousand cases



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

17 total 

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  • David Mark Offen

    I endorse this lawyer. Michael is an excellent bankruptcy lawyer. I Have known him for over 20 years as we both practice in the same field. He is respected by the courts as well as other lawyers for his knowledge of bankruptcy law.


    David Offen Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bryan David Fisher

    Top notch bankruptcy lawyer.


    Bryan Fisher Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Cibik and Cataldo, P.C.

Suite 900
1500 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19102


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified In Consumer BankruptcyAmerican Bankruptcy Institute2014
ABI Certification20 Year Pin2014
Top Lawyers in PennsylvaniaThe Legal Network2013
Board Certification In Business BankruptcyAmerican Bankruptcy Institute1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCibik and Cataldo, P.C.1987 - Present
Instructor/TeacherPierce Junior College1989 - 1991
law clerkMichael A Cibik & Associates1985 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Temple Law Alumni AssociationMember2013 - Present
Philadelphia Parking AuthorityAttorney2013 - Present
fraternal order of policeAttorney2008 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2006 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember1993 - Present
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMember1987 - Present
Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy ConferenceMember1995 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sanchezconfirmed chaper 13 plan
chapter 7discharge 9/24/13
chapter 7 dischargedischarged 9/17/13
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Publication nameTitleDate
seminar materialsConducting the client interview2009
Seminar materialsreaffirmation, redemption or surrender1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Villanova UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
A Brand new DayNew Bankruptcy Forms2016
Essentials Of Ch 7 & 13Bankruptcy Overview2015
PBI Bankruptcy InstituteBasic Bankruptcy Track2013
Annual ConferenceInterview and Schedule Preparation2012
PBI seminarTen Things You Need to Know About Ch 13 cases2011
Pennsylvania Bar InstituteBasics Of Chapter 132010
SeminarThe Role Of the Paralegal2008
SeminarSuccessful Chapter 13 plans2007
RoundtableSerial Filings2005
SeminarAchieving a Successful Chapter 13 Discharge2002
SeminarEthical Consireations and Issues2001
Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy ConferenceEthical Issues for Debtors's Counsel2000
Television show-panel of threeBankruptcy1999
Domestic Relations OfficeChild Support and Bankruptcy1994