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Eric has practiced law since 1983 and specialized in the areas of Bankruptcy, Social Security Disability and Foreclosure. He has been
appointed as Attorney Ad Litem by Judges in over 1500 foreclosure cases
over the last 15 years and has filed over 4500 bankruptcies  since 1988. He has also represented people in over 4000 Social Security Disability cases.

He has the unusual practice of offering unlimited free consultations.  Anytime someone would like to talk to him about a legal topic in his practice area, all they have to do is call for an appointment. 

He has been practicing at The Legal Center at 2110 E. Robinson St. Orlando, Florida 32803 since 1987.  407-894-1002.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 75%
    27 years, 4.1 thousand cases
  2. Social Security: 25%
    22 years, 3 thousand cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • John Kingry Overchuck

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    John Overchuck Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Alexis Berg-Townsend

    I recently was on the speaking panel with Eric for the National Business Institute's, Social Security Disability Bootcamp. Eric was extremely knowledgeable in the law and regulations of Social Security Disability. Based upon Eric's knowledge and personality, I would highly recommend him to any claimant who needs assistance in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits


    Alexis Berg-Townsend Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

2110 E Robinson St
Orlando, FL, 328036047


FLMember in Good Standing198306/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Superb Rated AttoreyAVVO2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Client Distinction AwardAVVO2013
Superb Rated AttorneyAVVO2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV: Very High Rating Legal Skills, Ethical StandardsMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
President and Lead CounselBolves & Associates, P.A.1995 - Present
AttorneyEric L. Bolves, Esq.1988 - Present
PartnerLeemis & Bolves1984 - 1988
Legal AssistantPeacock & Johnson, P.A.1983 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Aviation Safety FoundationLegal Counsel, Secretary. Founding Member1993 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cases Filed: 4500 Bankruptcies. 4000 Socials Security Disability. 1500 Foreclosure DefensesN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Grandma's Recipe For Debt Free LivingBook2009
The Halt Foreclosure ManualBook2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Basics of Chapter 7 & 13Bankrutpcy2014
SSD Law: The Administrative HearingSocial Security Disability2014
Social Security Disability for the Personal Injury & Worker’s Comp LawyerSocial Security Disability2014
Social Security Disability 101: “Boot Camp” & Practice GuideSocial Security Disability2014
Covering a SSA ALJ Hearing for Other FirmsSocial Security Disability2014
Bankruptcy, A View from the Bench: Case Management & Attorney Responsibilities to Client & CourtBankruptcy2014
Bankruptcy Workshop: Preparing the Petition & Means TestBankruptcy2014
Bankruptcy Motions PracticeBankruptcy2014
The Paperless Law Practice: 5 Easy Steps to Going Paperless WebinarLaw Office Technology2013
Lawyer in the CloudsLaw Office Technology2013
Consumer Bankruptcy 101: “Boot Camp” & Practice GuideBankruptcy2013
Bankruptcy Motion Practice Ch. 7 & 13: A Practical GuideBankruptcy2013
Social Security Disability: Disability Appeals & Preparing a Case for HearingSocial Security Disability2012
iPhone and iPad Applications for the iParalegalLaw Practice Mangement2012
Free and Low-Cost Legal Tech for Your Law PracticeLaw Practice Mangement and Technology2012
Ethics in Law Office TechnologyEthics2012
Bankruptcy 101: Critical Issues and Chapter 13 PlanBankruptcy2012
• Real Property Foreclosure: A Step-by-Step Workshop: How Bankruptcy Changes The LandscapeBankruptcy / Real Estate2011
• Going Paperless and Beyond: Attorneys Guide to a Mobile Law PracticeLaw Practice Management2011
• Consumer Bankruptcy 101: Practice, Petition and the PlanBankruptcy2011
• Bankruptcy 7 & 13 Completing Petition and PlanBankruptcy2011
Social Security Disability Boot Camp - WebinarSocial Security Disability2011
Social Security Disability Boot CampSocial Security Disability2011
Social Security Disability BasicsSocial Security Disability Basics2011
Florida Foreclosures and WorkoutsForeclosure2011
2011 Divorce and Bankruptcy UpdateDivorce and Bankruptcy2011
Handling a Social Security Disability CaseHandling a Social Security Disability Case2010
The Mysteries of Social Security DisabiliySocial Security Disability2005
The Mysteries of Social Security DisabiliySocial Security Disability2004
The Mysteries of Social Security DisabiliySocial Security Disability2003
The Mysteries of Social Security DisabiliySocial Security Disability2002