I have over 28 years experience in Michigan Law. Before I was an attorney, I was a Bank Auditor where I gained valuable insight into the world of debt. Attending law school, I had daily courtroom experience as a Court Clerk in Michigan’s Sixth Circuit Court. In 25 years as an attorney, I represent clients in trial and appeal courts in of the State of Michigan and in the Federal Courts, of Michigan, Ohio and Illinois, including the U.S. Court of Appeal in the Sixth Circuit.
For over 18 years, I have practiced of the law of the collection of debt and in the defense against debt collection. I have extensive knowledge and experience in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy law. I represent both debtor’s and creditors. I help people seeking protection from creditors in bankruptcy, and I represent large and small business, including banks, mortgage companies and mortgage servicers, credit card companies, landlords, condominium associations and homeowner associations, small business owners and many others, to ensure that they received the full share that they are entitled under bankruptcy law. I have also represented the government's interests maintaining fairness to all in the bankruptcy process, as part of the Chapter 13 Trustee's Program.
I am an experienced public speaker and I have been a corporate trainer and panel speaker at local and national bankruptcy seminars and continuing legal education programs.
Because I have represented virtually all sides in debt and bankruptcy cases, My firm, Bredow Law PLC, has a unique insight into the motivations of debtors, creditors and Bankruptcy Trustees. My experience and insight allows Bredow Law to prepare unique and insightful solutions you, whether your are an individual, small business owner, or company.
Bredow Law also counsels small business, individuals and families in Small Business Formation, Creditor & Debtor Rights, Consumer Law, Elder Law, Probate & Estate Planning, Criminal & Traffic matters & Driver's License Restorations. Our broad experience and specialized skills allow us to give the highest quality and cost-effective representation in any area of law where you need help.
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1994||11/29/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Award For Highest Achievement||Dale Carnegie Institute||2012|
|Owner and Managing Attorney||Bredow Law PLC||2017 - Present|
|Corporation Counsel and Director Complance||EquityExperts.org, LLC||2015 - 2017|
|Manager - Bankruptcy/Creditor's Rights Attorney||Five Lakes Agency||2014 - 2015|
|Associate Attorney||Resnick and Moss, P.C., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||2013 - 2014|
|Staff Attorney||Office of the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee, Carl L. Bekofske, Flint, Michigan||2010 - 2013|
|Senior Attorney - Bankruptcy Manager||Potestivo and Associates, P.C., Rochester Hills, Michigan||2003 - 2010|
|Staff Attorney||UAW-GM Legal Services Plan, Warren, Michigan||2000 - 2003|
|Owner - Partner||Bankruptcy Lawyers, PLLC, Waterford, Michigan||1994 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||N/A||2003 - Present|
|Wayne State University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|Central Michigan University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1985|
|23rd Annual Federal Bankrutcy Association Bankruptcy Seminar - Traverse City, Michigan||Mortgage Issues for Borrowers, Creditors and Trustees"||2011|
|ICLE Bankruptcy Certificate Series - Inns of St. John, Plymouth, Michigan||The Basics of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, "Representing Clients in Chapter 13 Proceedings Pre-Confirmation||2010|
|Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference - Troy, Michigan||The Only Cram-Down Left? Lien Stripping and Valuation||2008|
|AMC Mortgage Services, Inc. Attorney Summit - Long Beach, California||The Bankruptcy Reform Act One Year Later||2007|
|Homecomings Financial Corporation Client Educational Seminar, San Diego, California||Bankruptcy Education for Mortgage Servicers||2006|
|DS News Five-Star Conference Attorney Summit||The Bankruptcy Reform Act||2006|
|Pilch v. Bareham, 332 Fed. Appx. 314, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 19415 (6th Cir. Mich. 2009)||Mr. Bredow successfully defended his client's right to payment in the Bankrutpcy Court, on Appeal to the U.S. District Court, and further on appeal to the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.|
|In re Perviz, 302 B.R. 357, 2003 Bankr. LEXIS 1647 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio 2003)||Mr. Bredow was successful in mitigating the amount of damages for his client.|
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