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Daniel Mark Press

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Mc Lean, VA

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About Daniel

Learn Daniel’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    70%
    I represent consumer debtors in Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13, as well as debtors and creditors in business cases. I help people get a fresh start, save homes from foreclosure, save businesses, resolve tax issues, and avoid liens. I also do bankruptcy litigation, including preference, dischargeability, and lien avoidance litigation. I practice primarily in Virginia, Maryland and D.C., but also do complex cases and litigation in other courts around the country .

    34 years

  2. Litigation
    20%
    I handle litigation matters in state and federal courts in Va., Md., and DC., and around the country, including intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, domain name), commercial, international, and other general litigation.

    34 years

  3. Intellectual property
    10%
    I handle patent, trademark and copyright litigation, and trademark and copyright registration matters. I have represented small inventors to some of the world's largest companies on patent litigation involving electronic technology, mechanical devices, consumer products, and business methods.

    33 years

Daniel M. Press is a lawyer with the law firm of Chung & Press, P.C., in McLean, Virginia, and Greenbelt, Maryland. A 1988 magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, he was an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. He received his B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University. After graduating from law school, Mr. Press served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Jaime Pieras Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

Mr. Press practices in the Bankruptcy and Federal District Courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland, the 4th and D.C. Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as other U.S. Appellate, District and Bankruptcy Courts around the country. He is a Director of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, a member of the Section Council of the Consumer Bankruptcy Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, and a Director of the Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association. Along with his partner Brett Weiss, he is the author of Chapter 11 for Individual Debtors, published by Collier/Lexis-Nexis.  He is a regular speaker on bankruptcy and litigation topics at Continuing Legal Education seminars and programs sponsored by groups such as the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), the Virginia Bar Association, Virginia CLE, the Maryland State Bar Association, and the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the District of Maryland.
Licensed for 34 years
State VA
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 12/27/2022
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1989
Updated 06/08/2022
State MD
Status Active
Acquired 1989
Updated 11/12/2022

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

Contact Daniel

Chung & Press, P.C.
Suite 200
6718 Whittier Avenue
Mc Lean, VA, 22101

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Posted by Baljit | May 2, 2014
The Best Bankruptcy attorney
He is the best Attorney. He is honest very knowledgeable, trustworthy. I highly recommend him.

Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Chung & Press, P.C.
  • 1993 - Present
  • Associate
  • Whitman & Ransom
  • 1992 - 1993
  • Associate
  • Spriggs & Hollingsworth
  • 1989 - 1991
  • Law Clerk
  • U.S. District Court, District of Puerto
  • 1988 - 1989
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Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude
  • 1988
  • The Johns Hopkins University
  • B.A.
  • 1985
  • Bishop Walsh High School
  • 1982

Legal Cases

  • In re Mort Ranta
  • Social security not included in disposable income
  • In re Friedman
  • Reversed; absolute priority rule held not to apply to individual debtors.
  • In re Fernandez Rosado
  • Reversed; discharge granted.
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Associations

  • Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Director
  • 2014 - Present
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Section, Md. State Bar
  • Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Consumer Bankruptcy Committee
  • Education Director
  • 2012 - 2014
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • DC State Chair
  • 2010 - 2013
  • McLean Bar Association
  • Director/Treasurer
  • 1998 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2000
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • 1988
  • James McTigue Writing Award
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • 1987
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Publications

  • Review of Banking & Financial Services
  • Contract Claims Arising from FIRREA's Goodwill Provisions
  • 1991

Speaking Engagements

  • Northern VA Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • New Chapter 13 Plan
  • 2017
  • NACBA Annual Convention, Orlando
  • When a Chapter 13 Needs to be a Chapter 11
  • 2017
  • Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Issues in Dischargeability Proceedings
  • 2016
  • Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • How to (Not Get Not) Paid
  • 2015
  • Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Hot Topics in Individual Chapter 11
  • 2014
  • NACBA Convention
  • HOT TOPICS IN INDIVIDUAL CHAPTER 11 CASES
  • 2014
  • NACBA Convention
  • Beyond the Border: Foreign Debtors, Foreign Assets
  • 2014
  • Members Workshop
  • Workshop on Individual Chapter 11
  • 2012
  • Joint Meeting of MSBA Taxation and Consumer Bankruptcy Sections
  • Tax Liens in Bankruptcy
  • 2011
  • 2011 Minnesota Bankruptcy Institute
  • Chapter 11 for Individuals
  • 2011
  • Civil Justice Network Roundtable
  • Effects of the Stern v. Marshall Decision on Consumer Bankruptcy Litigation
  • 2011
  • Va. CLE Telephone Seminar
  • Case Law Update
  • 2011
  • BBA Monthly Seminar
  • Administrative Expenses
  • 2009
  • MSBA Brown Bag Seminar
  • Taxes in Bankruptcy
  • 2009
  • NACBA Members Workshop
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • 2008
  • BBA Monthly Seminar
  • Chapter 11 for Individuals
  • 2008
  • BBA Spring Break Seminar
  • Bankruptcy and Divorce
  • 2008
  • MICPEL Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Law Seminar
  • Hot Topics
  • 2007
  • ABI Winter Leadership Conference
  • Taxes in Chapter 13
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (21)
Given (4)
Endorse Daniel
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"The answers of Mr. Press are consistently accurate, full of analysis, and are customized to the needs of the Avvo askers. These are exactly the qualities that every client would look for when hiring an attorney."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Feb 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dan is one of the most knowledgeable bankruptcy attorneys in Virginia and the DC Metro area. I have referred all my bankruptcy cases to him for over 20 years. Highly endorse."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Feb 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. The advise given on AVVO is solid."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dan is one of the most knowledgeable bankruptcy attorneys in the state of Maryland. He is the lawyer other attorneys reach out to when they have difficult cases. He is simply the best. I highly endorse him to anyone searching for a bankruptcy attorney."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Nov 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Daniel Mark Press is a valued member of the Avvo community and provides "spot on" and practical answers to the legal questions of the parties asking questions about the law. I am proud to offer Mr Press my endorsement."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 31
Relationship: Other
"A caring, knowledgeable attorney who strives to give the best advice for a favorable outcome. I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jul 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Dan is smart and sharp. I have discussed legal issues on a regular basis with Dan and found his level of expertise as extraordinary. Dan is a top bankruptcy lawyer and a true client advocate"
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Other
"I know Dan Press through a national professional organization and have had occasion to speak with him often regarding legal matters, as well as attend continuing education courses that he presented. He presents a thorough knowledge of case law and bankruptcy law, and is highly respected by me and among other attorneys in our organization."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 14
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I worked for/with Dan for 15 years as an associate an then as a partner and he is by far the most knowledgeable attorney (not just in Bankruptcy) that I have ever worked with or against. I consider myself to be an extremely good bankruptcy attorney, but I still consult with Dan regularly. Five stars."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A bankruptcy attorney of exceptional competence who advises accurately and protects the interests of his clients aggressively, and who is highly respected by his fellow NACBA colleagues like myself."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Daniel Press is the smartest bankruptcy lawyer in Northern Virginia."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Daniel's reputation as an attorney is beyond reproach, both in his local area and nationally. I have known him and exchanged legal questions and answers, from the esoteric to commonplace, for almost 15 years and there is no one more knowledgeable."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"As good as they come. Dan Press is very highly respected among the entire membership of the NACBA, the National Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys. Dan Press is one of the few litigating Bankruptcy Attorney. Dan can Press your Case to the limit of the law and beyond. Dan is a capable of pushing a case to make new law or expand the areas of protection provided by BAPCPA. I would characterize Dan Press as one of the most knowledgeable attorneys in the Bankruptcy field both in Process and Procedure, law and rules. When other Bk attorney don't know or can't help, we call on DAN PRESS..."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Feb 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dan is a highly regarded bankruptcy lawyer among his peers. He is known for his well-informed and insightful opinions and valuable contributions to attorney listservs and continuing education for lawyers."
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Mc Lean Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Daniel Mark Press
Daniel Mark Press
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Mc Lean, VA
Licensed for 34 years
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