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Christian Robert Panagakos

About me

Christian Panagakos is the founder and Managing Member of Florida Bankruptcy Advisors, a consumer-focused law firm that strives to help individual consumers understand their legal and financial rights as permitted under both state and federal law. He has been a licensed attorney since 1995 and is a current member of both the U.S. District Court and the Bankruptcy Court for Florida’s Southern District.


 


Throughout his career, Mr. Panagakos has led or supported over $300M in closed transactions across a variety of industries and business capacities.  Seeing a need in the South Florida market for a law firm geared to helping individual consumers fight financial challenges caused by the recession, Mr. Panagakos began Florida Bankruptcy Advisors.


 


If you are an individual consumer facing a financial challenge, we urge you to contact our office before taking any desperate measures like raiding your retirement plan, transferring property, or transferring credit card balances. We also recommend that you contact us if you have been sued or if there is a pending judgment.  Creditors often satisfy judgments by seizing bank accounts, garnishing wages or placing liens on property; thus, you are better to avoid them whenever possible. We hope to hear from you sooner rather than later.

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Chapter 7: 30%
  2. Chapter 13: 30%
  3. Foreclosure: 20%
  4. Chapter 11: 10%
  5. Debt Settlement: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Sasha Katz

    Christian is ethical, personable and has a full-steam-ahead attitude towards his client's objectives. Many of our clients have engaged him to handle their Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcies. Christian got the job done in a timely manner and has always exceeded client expectations. I recommend and endorse Christian.

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Contact info

Florida Bankruptcy Advisors, P.L.

1451 W. Cypress Creek Road
Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199506/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's Honor Roll (4.0 GPA)University of Florida1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerFlorida Bankruptcy Advisors, P.L.2011 - Present
Executive / General CounselUnited Management Services2005 - 2011
Executive / General CounselLand-Cellular Corporation2004 - 2005
DirectorGTECH Corporation1999 - 2004
AssociateCatalyst Financial Corp.1995 - 1998
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Broward County Bar AssociationAffiliate Member2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
12-10454, Southern District FloridaOrder of Discharge Granted
12-25926, Southern District FloridaOrder of Discharge Granted
11-43501Order of Discharge Granted
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of FloridaBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1995
University of FloridaFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Esade University, Barcelona, SpainFinanceMA - Masters1991