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Kevin Howard Buraks

Debt collection Attorney at King of Prussia, PA

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  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 28 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 28 years
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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Practice area
  1. Debt collection
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    28 years, 1,000 cases

With over twenty-five years of experience representing creditors in all aspects of the collection process, Kevin Buraks serves as the firm's Managing Attorney for Client Development and Retention.  Portnoff Law Associates collects delinquent utility fee accounts and delinquent real estate taxes for overal clients across 25 Pennsylvania counties, including cities, townships, boroughs, municipal authorities and school districts.  PLA currently collects delinquent real estate taxes for over 10% of Pennsylvania's public school districts.

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Kevin Howard Buraks
Portnoff Law Associates Ltd
2700 Horizon Drive, Suite 100
King of Prussia, PA, 19406
Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd.
1030 West Walnut Street
Allentown, PA, 18102
Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd.
902 22nd Street
Aliquippa, PA, 15001
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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Attorney
  • Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd.
  • 2007 - Present
  • Litigation and Bankruptcy Attorney
  • Wolf Block Schorr & Solis Cohen
  • 1997 - 2007
  • Attorney/Law Clerk
  • Dessen, Moses & Sheinoff
  • 1991 - 1997

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Haverford College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991
  • Upper Dublin High School
  • 1987

Associations

  • Montgomery Child Advocacy Project
  • Child Advocate
  • 2008 - Present
  • Tredyffrin/Easttown School Board
  • President
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy Committe Chair
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Tredyffrin/Easttown School Board
  • Elected Member
  • 2009 - 2017
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy Committee Chair
  • 2005 - 2007
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Business Law Section Executive Committee
  • 2005 - 2009
  • Support Center for Child Advocates
  • Child Advocate
  • 2003 - 2007
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Roll of Honor
  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania
  • 2007

Publications

  • The Authority (PMAA publication)
  • Stop Your Uncollected Stormwater Fees From Going Down The Drain
  • 2022
  • The Authority (PMAA publication)
  • Keeping It Fair - The Equitable Way to Collect Delinquent Accounts
  • 2020
  • Pennsylvania Township News
  • Collecting Delinquent Real Estate Taxes: You Have Options
  • 2019
  • Solicitor's Handbook, 4th Edition, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development
  • Collecting Delinquent Accounts in Bankruptcy
  • 2019
  • Pennsylvania Borough News
  • Collecting Delinquent Real Estate Taxes - You Have Options
  • 2018
  • PASBO Report
  • Delinquent Real Estate Tax Collections - Know Your Options!
  • 2015
  • Pennsylvania Borough News
  • Increasing Your Borough's Tax Collections
  • 2014
  • The Authority (PMAA publication)
  • Pennsylvania's Underutilized Collection Law
  • 2013
  • The Authority (PMAA publication)
  • Shutoffs and Setoffs: Five Collection Stategies to Increase Municipal Bankruptcy Collections
  • 2010
  • Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
  • The Interplay Between Section 363(f) and Section 365(h): Is Qualitech the Rule or an Anomaly?
  • 2007
  • Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
  • A Creditor's Guide to Preference Defenses
  • 2005
  • Pratt's Guide to the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
  • New Risks and Responsibilities for Debtors' Attorneys
  • 2005
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Speaking Engagements

  • PSATS 2022 Annual Conference
  • Delinquent Account Collection Strategies to Increase Revenue
  • 2022
  • PMAA Webinar
  • Strategies to Successfully Collect Delinquent Utility & Stormwater Fee Accounts
  • 2022
  • PMAA Board Member Training
  • Solicitors Panel
  • 2022
  • PASBO Taxation Symposium
  • Improving Delinquent Tax Collection
  • 2022
  • GFOA-PA 2022 Annual Conference
  • Outsourcing Delinquent Account Collection - What You Need to Know!
  • 2022
  • 2022 PA Municipal Legal Update
  • Understanding The Municipal Claims & Tax Liens Act
  • 2022
  • PSATS 2021 Virtual Conference
  • Collection Strategies in Times of Crisis
  • 2021
  • PMAA Spring Management Workshop
  • Municipal Collection During a Pandemic - What We Have Learned
  • 2021
  • PMAA 2021 Virtual Conference
  • Improved Revenue Collections During A Pandemic - Lessons Learned
  • 2021
  • PMAA 2021 Annual Conference
  • Improved Revenue Collections During A Pandemic - Lessons Learned
  • 2021
  • PASBO's Taxation Workshop
  • Improving Delinquent Tax Collection
  • 2021
  • PASBO Webpanel
  • Quarter 2, 2021: Delinquent Collections
  • 2021
  • GFOA-PA 2021 Annnual Conference
  • Collection Strategies During Difficult Times
  • 2021
  • PSATS Webinar
  • What is a Municipal Claim and Why Does This Matter?
  • 2020
  • PSAB Webinar
  • Strategic Recovery of Delinquent Accounts
  • 2020
  • PMAA Webinar
  • Collection Strategies During Difficult Times
  • 2020
  • PASBO Webpanel
  • Quarter 3, 2020: Delinquent Collections
  • 2020
  • PASBO Webpanel
  • Quarter 2, 2020: Delinquent Collections
  • 2020
  • GFOA Webinar
  • Collection Strategies During Difficult Times
  • 2020
  • PSATS Webinar
  • Changing a Culture: How to Get Your Delinquents to Recognize Their Obligation
  • 2019
  • PSATS Regional Fall Forum
  • Changing a Culture: How to Get Your Delinquents to Recognize Their Obligation
  • 2019
  • PMAA 77th Annual Conference
  • Strategic Recovery of Delinquent Accounts
  • 2019
  • PASBO Taxation Symposium
  • Improving Delinquent Collections
  • 2019
  • DVASBO Fall Workshop
  • Tax Collection Discussion
  • 2019
  • Delaware County Consortium of Governments
  • Municipal Liens
  • 2019
  • ALOM 2019 Spring Educational Conference
  • Creative Methods to Curtail Tax Delinquencies and Enhance Revenue
  • 2019
  • PSATS 2018 Annual Educational Conference
  • Strategies to Enhance Delinquent Collections
  • 2018
  • PA-AWWA's 70th Annual Conference
  • Effective Strategies to Enhance Delinquent Collections
  • 2018
  • GFOA-PA 2018 Annual Statewide Conference
  • How Delinquent Collections Strategies Can Be Utilized to Incurase Current Collection Rates
  • 2018
  • 2018 PASBO Annual Conference
  • Increasing Current Tax Collection Rates Through Enhanced Delinquent Collections
  • 2018
  • PSATS 2017 Annual Educational Conference
  • Increase Revenue By Maximizing Delinquent Collections
  • 2017
  • PSATS Annual Education Conference
  • Delinquent Township Collections - Collect More For Less
  • 2016
  • PMAA Spring Managerment Workship
  • Delinquencies Panel
  • 2016
  • PASBO Annual Conference
  • Delinquent Tax Collection Options
  • 2016
  • GFOA-PA Annual Statewide Conference
  • Building Blocks of a Successful Collection Stategy
  • 2016
  • PSATS Annual Education Conference
  • How to Hire a Third-Party Collector
  • 2015
  • PMAA Board Member Training
  • Municipal Solicitors' Panel
  • 2015
  • PSATS Annual Education Conference
  • Effective Township Collection Practices
  • 2014
  • PMAA Board Member Training
  • Municipal Solicitors' Panel
  • 2014
  • PSATS Annual Educational Conference
  • Best Debt Collection Practices
  • 2013
  • PMAA Annual Conference
  • Accelerating and Increasing Municipal Collections
  • 2013
  • PMAA Annual Conference
  • Effective Municipal Collection Practices
  • 2013
  • Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs Annual PA Municipal Legal Update
  • Accelerating Municipal Collections
  • 2013
  • PASA-PSBA School Leadership Conference
  • Accelerating Real Estate Tax Collections
  • 2013
  • PMAA Board Member Training
  • Municipal Solicitors' Panel
  • 2012
  • GFOA Annual Statewide Conference
  • Best Collection Practices
  • 2012
  • Chester Co. Bar Association CLE Presentation
  • Collecting Delinquent Municipal Claims and Real Estate Taxes
  • 2011
  • Western PA GFOA Training Session
  • Effect of Bankruptcy Filings on Collections
  • 2010
  • PMAA Annual Conference
  • Show Me The Money
  • 2010
  • PMAA Annual Conference
  • Navigating Through the Heavy Wave of Bankruptcy Filings
  • 2009
  • Montgomery Co. Bar Association CLE Presentation
  • How the Recent Changes to the Bankruptcy Code Impact Family Law
  • 2008
  • National Business Institute CLE presentation
  • Bankruptcy Law and Procedure From Start to Finish in Pennsylvania
  • 2005
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King of Prussia Debt collection Lawyer Kevin Howard Buraks
Kevin Howard Buraks
Debt collection Attorney
King of Prussia, PA
Licensed for 28 years