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Brett A. Border

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Southfield, MI

4.2   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 20 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2003
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Brett

Learn Brett’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt

  2. Chapter 13 bankruptcy
    Have filed over 4000 chapter 13 petitions for debtors.

  3. Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    Have filed over 5000 chapter 7 petitions for debtors.

  4. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    Have extensive experience in representing creditors and debtors in chapter 11 matters.

  5. Consumer protection
    Fair Debt Collection and defense of garnishments suits

  6. Landlord or tenant
    Representing landlords and mortgage companies in eviction matters.

I am a full service law firm specializing in consumer debt and bankruptcy law. I have over 15 years experience representing individuals, businesses, the largest mortgage companies in the world and the chapter 13 Trustee in the Eastern District of Michigan.


The Law Office Of Brett Border, PLLC
24725 W 12 Mile Rd
Suite 110
Southfield, MI, 48034-1801

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4.2 / 5.0
  5 customer reviews
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Posted by anonymous | December 27, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Helpful and affordable
Mr. Border helped me get a fresh start by discharging of thousands of dollars in high interest credit card debt and stopped my wages from being garnished. He was very helpful and stood up for my rights in court. He also represented me for an affordable low fee based on my situation. Highly recommend!!
Posted by anonymous | May 23, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Happy Client VH
Very clear and concise with direction and advice. Doesn't waste time. Delivered on exactly what he said he would do. Great experience in a stressful situation.
Posted by Candy Pohlod | May 1, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
So helpful!
Brett was able to help me move through one of the most difficult times of my life. Filing bankruptcy due to health issues out of my control was devastating however every interaction with Brett, was reassuring that things would get better! He is very knowledgeable and I loved that it was actually him that returned my calls. I appreciated the fact that he always treated me with the utmost respect. I highly recommend Brett Border
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Posted by anonymous | April 25, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Knowledgeable, professional and compassionate!
Mr. Border represented me in my Chapter 7 Bankruptcy after my divorce. He was very knowledgeable of the law and explained what was happening during every step of the process. He was very supportive of my personal situation and helped me feel at ease during a scary time in my life.
Posted by anonymous | January 9, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Very disappointed
Brett did NOT follow through on our case! He did NOT return phone calls! Because of his incompetence we lost our case. We met with another attorney and he confirmed we should have won our case easily but had a bad lawyer. After meeting with him several times to discuss our case, he seemed to not even remember who we were. Very dissatisfied and would never recommend.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 250-325 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • The Law Offices of Brett Border PLLC
  • 2017 - Present
  • Lead Bankruptcy Attorney
  • Fabrizio & Brook, P.C.
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Associate Professor
  • Madonna University
  • 2012 - 2017
  • Bankrupty Managing Attorney
  • Schneiderman & Sherman, PC
  • 2009 - 2015
  • Staff Attorney
  • Chapter 13 Trustee Tammy Terry
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Attorney
  • Boren and Carey PC
  • 2003 - 2008
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  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2000

Sample of Legal Cases

  • In Re Sanders
  • 6th Circuit affirmed District Court overturning Bankruptcy Court.


  • Consumer Bankruptcy Association
  • Board Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation Pro Bono Legal Service
  • Bankruptcy Court of Eastern District of MI
  • 2016
  • Thomas m Cooley Law School
  • Oral Advocate
  • 2000


Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've known Brett since he started practicing in this area. He's well versed in the law and knows how to take care of business and get results for his clients. I endorse him with confidence!"
Bankruptcy and debt
Southfield Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Brett A. Border
Brett A. Border
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Southfield, MI
Licensed for 20 years