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Mr. Clapp is a frequent lecturer on the bankruptcy law circuit, actively attends bankruptcy seminars, and has trained many lawyers in consumer bankruptcy. He is also an experienced civil litigator who had been lead counsel in hundreds of lawsuits in Georgia state and federal courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Clapp was lead attorney in several cases of first impression in the Northern District of Georgia and stands on the cutting edge of bankruptcy representation and innovation.

CMC Law’s knowledge, experience, and success in consumer bankruptcy and litigation represents a lifelong dedication to helping people and families suffering in financial turmoil. Contact us today at 404.585.0040 so we can put our experience and understanding to work for you.


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Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Chapter 13: 25%
  4. Bankruptcy: 25%



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5 Concourse Parkway NE
Suite 3000
Atlanta, GA, 30328


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200608/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2015
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
Legal EliteGeorgia Trend Magazine2013
Best Advocate AwardFlorida Coastal School of Law2005
Governor's ScholarshipFlorida Coastal School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Litigation AssociateAldridge Connors, LLP2011 - 2012
Lead AttorneyKing & King2008 - 2012
Trial AttorneyFulton County Public Defender's Office2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Georgia Mock Trial CompetitionJudge2013 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2013 - Present
American Bankruptcy Institute, Consumer Bankruptcy CommitteeMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Law SectionMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law SectionMember2009 - Present
Metro Atlanta Consumber Bankruptcy Attorney GroupMember2008 - Present
Elections CommitteeChairman2004 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re ReevesModified first priority mortgage on rental property.
Dunn v. Fast Debt Buyers, LLC (In re Dunn)Stripped second priority lien off vehicle in Chapter 7.
Stephens v. Guaranteed AutoCreditor ordered to pay $23774 in damages and attorney fees to Debtor for willful violation of the automatic stay.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Martidale-Hubbell EditorialThe Applicability of 1322(b)(2) to Statutory Homeowner Association Liens2013
Northern District of Georgia Bankruptcy CourtThe Applicability of Georgia Resulting Trusts on Chapter 13 Bankruptcy2011
Daniel's Georgia Criminal Trial PracticePre-Trial Habeas Corpus Supplement2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Metropolitan Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney GroupN/ACommon Problems in Consumer Bankruptcy2013
Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Practice InstituteBankruptcyCertificate in Advanced Trial Skills2012
Southern Public Defender Training CenterTrial LawCertificate in Advanced Trial Skills2008
Florida Coastal School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Missouri, St. LouisEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Money for Lunch Syndicated Radio ShowBankruptcy for Beginners2013
City of Atlanta Lunch and Learn SeminarThe Intersection of Bankruptcy and Criminal Law2013
3rd Year Law Student Bankruptcy Practice ProgramBankruptcy LIitgation, Negotiation & Practice2013
July MACBAGDealing with Homeowner Association Liens in Bankruptcy2012
September MACBAGAdversary Proceedings in Bankruptcy after Iqbal and Twombly2011