Bernd Stittleburg was born in Nuremberg, Germany and immigrated to the United States in 1955. Mr. Stittleburg spent his formative years in Rockford, Illinois where he attended Rock Valley Community College. He then worked in the mechanical engineering field for a number of years. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin with an Associates of Science in Business Administration degree, he moved to Sturbridge, Massachusetts. While in New England, he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from Clark University in 1987.
In 1993, Stittleburg completed post graduate work in paralegal studies where he received the West Publishing Merit Award for outstanding scholastic performance. He began his legal career in Springfield Massachusetts and then relocated to Georgia in 1995 where he continued his legal career with Galler and Ginsberg P.C. Continuing his relationship with Jonathan C. Ginsberg, Stittleburg joined Ginsberg Law Offices, P.C. in October of 1997 where he managed the consumer bankruptcy department as well as assisting with the firms Social Security cases until he opened his own firm in 2004.
Stittleburg graduated with honors from John Marshall Law School and was a staff member on John Marshall’s inaugural law review publication entitled “The John Marshall Journal of Law and Ethnic Relations.” He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Atlanta Bar Association; Bankruptcy Sub-Section, and the Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group. He has also lectured as an instructor for Half Moon Seminars and the National Business Institute regarding their respective bankruptcy programs. He has a current speaking engagement with LawReviewCLE in April 2011 entitled Bankruptcy 7 & 13: Completing Petition and Plan. In September of 2011, Stittleburg is engaged as a speaker at a National Business Institute seminar entitled Bankruptcy Implications on Other Practice Areas.