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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Chapter 7: 50%
  2. Bankruptcy: 20%
  3. Chapter 13: 20%
  4. Debt Settlement: 5%
  5. Credit Repair: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash

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  • Jennifer Marie Spear

    There are some attorneys that leave you speechless with how amazing they are at their job. Attorney Van Wieren, is, without hesitation, one of the best at her job. She is incredibly intelligent and works tirelessly to perfect her craft for every case. I would not hesitate for an instant to send anyone to her.

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  • James Charles Shields

    I endorse this lawyer. Responses are clear and complete. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of BK law.

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Contact info

Law Office of Michael West P.C.

19 W. Broad Street
Newnan, GA, 30263

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200908/26/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Visionary AwardGeorgia Association for Women Lawyers2008
Award for Outstanding Service to School and CommunityJohn Marshall Law School (Atlanta)2008
Outstanding Labor and Employment Law Student of the YearAtlanta Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section2008
Outstanding Law Student of the YearGeorgia Association for Women Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/ ManagerLaw Offices of Angel M. Van Wieren, P.C.2013 - 2015
Attorney/ ManagerVan Wieren Law Firm, LLC2009 - 2011
Paralegal/ AttorneyAmes & Kent, LLC2008 - 2009
InternState Court of Fulton County2008 - 2008
Dean's FellowJohn Marshall Law School2007 - 2008
InternFederal Public Defender Program2007 - 2007
Research AssistantJohn Marshall Law School2006 - 2008
Laboratory ScientistGeorgia Cancer Specialists2003 - 2006
Laboratory ScientistFlorida Cancer Specialists2000 - 2003
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
Georgia Association for Women LawyersMemberN/A
Cobb County Justice FoundationPro Bono AttorneyN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
John Marshall Law School (Atlanta) - Alumni BoardMemberN/A
Georgia Association for Women LawyersPresident, JMLS Chapter2007 - 2008
Georgia Association for Women LawyersTreasurer, JMLS Chapter2006 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In the Matter of R.Chapter 7 (non-consumer) Discharge
In the Matter of A.Chapter 7 Discharge.
In the Matter of K.Chapter 7 Discharge.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
ICLEStudent Loans: Dischargeability in Bankruptcy2015
ICLEBankruptcy and Debtor's Rights2011
Consumer Bankruptcy BlogBlog2009
Clinical Laboratory ScienceABO discrepancy in a multiple myeloma patients: A case study2002
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, AtlantaLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityClinical Laboratory ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Manatee Community CollegePre-MedicineAA1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Consumer and Business BankruptcyStudent Loans: Dischargeability in Bankruptcy2015
Highlights of Essential Practice Areas for Solo Practitioner and Small FirmBankruptcy and Debtor's Rights2011
John Marshall Chapter of GAWL - Fall ReceptionRecognition of the female trail blazers in the Georgia legal community.2007