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For more than 25 years I have been representing clients in bankruptcy court in Fort Myers.  I help clients file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  When you hire me you will receive personalized attention.  I understand that financial problems arise for many different reasons.  I'm not here to judge you - I'm here to help you.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 100%
    27 years



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Joseph John Bernardo

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Tardif is an experienced and very capable lawyer with an excellent reputation in his field.


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  • Gregory Howard Wiley

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Tardif does a great job answering questions as thoroughly as possible in AVVO. He is a great asset to the bankruptcy attorney community.


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Contact info

Robert E. Tardif Jr., P.A.

1533 Hendry Street
Suite 100
Fort Myers, FL, 33901-2936


FLMember in Good Standing198906/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 4.7 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner/AttorneyRobert E. Tardif Jr., P.A.1989 - Present
AttorneyMiller & Hollander2008 - 2009
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy TrusteeMiddle District of Florida2002 - 2012
Partner/AttorneyDuncan & Tardif, P.A.1989 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2011 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2010 - Present
Region 21 Trustee's AssociationMember2003 - Present
Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professionals AssociationMember2002 - Present
11th Circuit Court of AppealMember of Bar1994 - Present
U.S. District Court - Southern District of FloridaMember of Bar1992 - Present
U.S. District Court - Middle District of FloridaMember of Bar1991 - Present
Lee County Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
District Wide Steering Committee - Bankruptcy Court Middle District of FloridaMember2012 - 2014
Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professional AssociationPresident2011 - 2012
Fort Myers Bankruptcy Judicial Liaison CommitteeMember2011 - 2011
Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professional AssociationVice President2010 - 2011
Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professional AssociationSecretary2009 - 2010
Civil Process Review Board - 20th CircuitVice-Chair2008 - 2011
Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professional AssociationTreasurer2008 - 2009
Abuse Counseling & Treatment, Inc.Board of Directors1996 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re Hawley, 51 F.3d 246 (11th Cir. 1995)N/A
In Re Kepley, WL 2696567 (M.D. Fla. 2007)Prevailed in Preference Litigation
In Re Engler, 394 B.R. 598 (Bkrtcy. M.D. Fla. 2008)Avoided Garnishment as Preference
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Publication nameTitleDate
Nova Law ReviewThe Constitutionality of Imposing Death on a Felony Murder Accomplice1988
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of South FloridaMass CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
What You Need to Know About the Fair Debt Collections Practices ActFair Debt Collection1996
Successful Judgment Collections in FloridaCollections1993
Collecting Judgments in FloridaCollections1992