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Daniel R. Freund

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Eau Claire, WI

5.0   10 reviews
  • State Years
    Wisconsin - WI 40 years
    Minnesota - MN 38 years
  • Licensed for 40 years
    State WI
    Acquired 1983
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 38 years
    State MN
    Acquired 1985
    Status
    Resigned No misconduct found

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

About Daniel

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Eau Claire bankruptcy lawyer Daniel R. Freund has more than 25 years’ experience developing and implementing smart strategies to help his clients achieve their goals in a cost-effective manner. Other attorneys call upon Mr. Freund as an advisor and consultant on particularly complex or unusual cases.

Attorney Freund represents debtors, creditors, businesses, banks, credit unions, bankruptcy trustees, consumers, lenders, and farmers. He appears in Wisconsin and federal courts at both the trial and appeal level. In addition, Mr. Freund has served as a state court receiver, Chapter 12 bankruptcy trustee, mediator, Chapter 128 trustee, and law clerk to a bankruptcy judge. This broad experience gives Attorney Freund a unique perspective from which to guide his clients through difficult times.

Location

Christianson & Freund, LLC
920 South Farwell Street, Suite 1800
P.O. Box 222
Eau Claire, WI, 54702-0222

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Posted by anonymous | October 9, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Bankruptcy
Dan's firm was great to work with our case was complicated. He kept us up to date on the many things that kept coming at us. In the end he brought us to an end that was as good as you could get. There was much appreciation on how it ended up.
Posted by anonymous | October 13, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Debt collection
Mr. Freund is a very knowledgeable and organized lawyer. The best thing about him is that he is willing to help with all kind of cases; big or small. He went to course with me and help me fight a case that just a little over 1,000 which he didn't charge me at all. Thank you Mr. Freund.
Posted by Don & Cathy | October 28, 2012
Fraud Case
With Dan's excellent representation we were able to put one of the most difficult times in our lives behind us with a very positive result. Dan is organized, knowlegable, very efficient, prompt and a very understanding person. He is a brilliant lawyer. We will forever be grateful to him for what he has done for us.
Posted by Debra | May 16, 2011
Daniel R Freund
Daniel is extremely knowledgeable on Bankruptcy Law! He helped understand the process and what was to be expected during and after the hearing/ meeting with the bankruptcy court. Daniel was always available for any questions and he promptly returned answers. I have and I will continue to recommend Daniel R Freund for anyone who needs a Fantastic Bankruptcy Lawyer!! THANKS DAN!!!
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Posted by Jim | May 7, 2011
Very helpful and respectful.
I didn't know where else to turn and a friend recommended Dan. He walked me through the most difficult part of my life. I would send anyone to him for advice and help.
Posted by anonymous | June 1, 2009
Review from Previous Client
Making the decision to file bankruptcy was one of the hardest decisions of my life. Attorney Fruend and his staff were friendly and did everything they could to assist me through the process. He was courteous, knowledgeable, and extremely professional. I have and will continue to recommend him to anyone that has to go through such an agonizing process.
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Posted by anonymous | April 7, 2009
Very Proffesional
Mr. Freund was very proffessional. His staff was very knowledgeable and very prompt with any questions we had and with all proceedings. Mr. Freund and his staff made our tough situation move along promptly and smoothly.
Posted by anonymous | April 6, 2009
Excellent job taking care of a messy bankruptcy.
Dan and his skilled team did an exceptional job helping us unravel a complicated bankruptcy. We were always kept up to speed on what was happening and were given all of the advice we needed to make the right choices.
Posted by anonymous | December 30, 2008
Conservatorship Debt Settlement
Mr. Freund advised us regarding conservatorship debt issues. He and his staff were knowledgeable, accessible, prompt and curteous.
Posted by anonymous | November 9, 2008
Bankruptchy
Attorney Daniel R. Freund and his Paralegal (Beverly A. Dorn) handle my case with professionalism and courteously.
Response from Daniel Freund November 17, 2008
While I appreciate the kind words, I suspect that my services related to a bankruptcy (not a birth injury) matter.
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Work Experience

  • Law Clerk - United States Bankruptcy Court
  • 1983 - 1985

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1983

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Indianhead Motors v. Brooks
  • Judgment for plaintiff reversed on appeal.
  • Buchholz v. Rural Community Insurance
  • Defendant motion for summary judgment denied.
  • In re Hanson
  • Debtor allowed to favor student loan in Chapter 13

Associations

  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors' Rights Section of State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Board Member (Dates Unavailable)
  • 1985 - Present
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • 1983 - Present
  • Eau Claire County Bar Association
  • President (2004-5)
  • 1983 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Selected
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • N/A
  • Selected
  • SuperLawyers.com
  • N/A
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A

Publications

  • No Small Change: The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention And Consumer Protection Act of 2005
  • Co-author
  • 2005
  • Wisconsin Collection Techniques and the Law
  • Basic Wisconsin Collection Law
  • 1990

Speaking Engagements

  • Annual Wisconsin Bankruptcy Update
  • Case Law Update
  • 2016
  • Wisconsin State Bar seminar
  • Bankruptcy - The Basics & Bankruptcy - Beyond The Basics
  • 2015
  • Northwestern Wisconsin Bankruptcy Law Institute
  • Anatomy of a Homestead Exemption
  • 2015
  • Annual Wisconsin Bankruptcy Update
  • Case Law Update
  • 2015
  • Annual Wisconsin Bankruptcy Update
  • Case Law Update
  • 2014
  • Northwestern Wisconsin Bankruptcy Law Institute
  • Case Law Update
  • 2013
  • Credit Union Seminar
  • Member Bankruptcy: Strategies For Protecting Your Credit Union
  • 2013
  • Annual Wisconsin Bankruptcy Update
  • Case Law Update
  • 2013
  • A Home For Everyone 2013: Creating Housing That Works
  • Debt Collection, Debt Relief: Consumer Credit Law & Litigation
  • 2013
  • Wisconsin State Bar Seminar
  • Bankruptcy - The Basics & Bankruptcy - Beyond The Basics
  • 2012
  • 2012 Annual Wisconsin Bankruptcy Update
  • Case Law Update
  • 2012
  • Wisconsin State Bar seminar
  • Bankruptcy - The Basics & Bankruptcy - Beyond The Basics
  • 2011
  • 2011 Annual Wisconsin Bankruptcy Update
  • Case Law Update
  • 2011
  • Wisconsin State Bar seminar
  • Bankruptcy - The Basics of Filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13
  • 2010
  • 2010 Annual Bankruptcy Update
  • Case Law Update
  • 2010
  • Wisconsin State Bar seminar
  • Until Debt Due Us Part - Cross-over Considerations for Family Law & Bankruptcy Practitioners
  • 2009
  • University of Wisconsin Law School - Lawyering Skills Program
  • Bankruptcy Law Practice
  • 2008
  • Judicare Seminar
  • Debt Relief Options and Defense Of Consumer Act Collections
  • 2008
  • Wisconsin State Bar seminar
  • Annual Bankruptcy Update
  • 2007
  • Wisconsin State Bar seminar
  • Bankruptcy - The Basics of Filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13
  • 2006
  • Wisconsin State Bar seminar
  • No Small Change: The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention And Consumer Protection Act of 2005
  • 2005
  • Wisconsin State Bar seminar
  • Annual Bankruptcy Update
  • 2004
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (5)
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dan Freund is an excellent attorney and well-respected among his peers. He is always willing to help other lawyers resolve difficult problems and his knowledge of bankruptcy law is second to none. In my earliest days as a bankruptcy attorney, he treated me with respect, even when my questions revealed my lack of experience. I wholeheartedly endorse Dan."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Other
"I have known Dan since his clerking days way back in the 1980's. I have been opposing counsel to Dan, worked with him on several matters, and presented at seminars with Dan. Dan is on my very short list for bankruptcy and other creditor/debtor matters in the Eau Claire area. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer's work."
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Eau Claire Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Daniel R. Freund
Daniel R. Freund
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Eau Claire, WI
Licensed for 40 years