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Robert James Morje

Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney at Columbus, OH

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4
Practice areas
  1. Chapter 13 bankruptcy
    35%

    42 years

  2. Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    35%

    45 years

  3. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    25%
    The focus of my practice here would be smaller businesses who cannot qualify for Chapter 13. These clients may be either individuals or business entities.

    37 years

  4. Bankruptcy and debt
    5%

    45 years

I consider myself very lucky.  Some of my early experiences are unique in my generation.  I started my education in a true one room school house in a rural area of upstate New York.  K through 8th grade in a single room with a coal stove as the only heat.  I was only there for two years, but I always felt protected by the older kids. 

 

In 1956 my paternal grandfather died, and we moved back to the farm where my Dad was raised, a small town called Nassau, also upstate and not to be confused with the county on Long Island.  His Great Uncle was still operating the farm as his parents had.  A handful of cows, milked by hand.  Two draft horses to pull the various ancient pieces of equipment.  Loose hay, pitched onto the wagon by hand.  I can't say that I loved it, but you never fully recover from sheer hard work!!  And you don't suffer from it either. 

 

I can contrast these truly bucolic pictures with working my way through law school in Columbus as a clerk in a Hospital Emergency Room.  The contrast between pitching hay on a warm summer day and dealing with the consistently stressed out people who populate an urban ER could not be greater.

 

For a number of years while practicing law I also had the privilege of being a supernumerary in the local opera company productions.  My high point was portraying a high church official, in the spotlight, with one of the stars, the evil Baron Scarpia, kneeling at my feet.  These non-singing, silent roles RARELY involve more than filling up the stage.  A brief moment in the spotlight for a fellow who can't sing a note was an outstanding memorable moment.

 

It has been a lot of fun, and always interesting.  I've been lucky.

Licensed for 47 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1975
Updated 11/12/2022

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Robert J. Morje, Attorney
PO Box 6545
600 South Pearl Street
Columbus, OH, 43206-1017

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AVVO RATING 7.1 (Very Good)

Education

  • Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • 1974
  • Syracuse University as a Maxwell School
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1972

Legal Cases

  • Simms Construction
  • Case settled after adverse decision was reversed .
  • In Re Evans
  • Student Loan was ordered discharged.

Associations

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present

Awards

  • AV Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

  • Bankruptcy Law Institute
  • Technology requirements of the local courtrooms
  • 2009
  • Collection Seminar
  • Ethical considerations in collections.
  • 2009
  • Understanding the Bankruptcy Reform Act
  • CMI, Means Test, Section 707 (abuse) under the new law.
  • 2006

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Columbus Chapter 7 bankruptcy Lawyer Robert James Morje
Robert James Morje
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
Columbus, OH
Licensed for 47 years