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I am a former bankruptcy attorney for the United Auto Workers assisting Ford and GM Workers with keeping their hard earned money where it belongs, in their pocket!  Now I  assist the general public in Missouri and Kansas with regaining financial control.

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Licensed

  1. Bankruptcy: 95%
    923 cases
  2. Speeding Ticket: 5%

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Cash

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  • Craig William Andresen

    Rachel is one of the best known speakers nationally for attorney conferences focusing on bankruptcy legal issues. She not only understands the law but has a unique skill for communicating her knowledge to other lawyers. It is for good reason she is highly sought after as a speaker.

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    Craig Andresen Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
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  • Chip Parker

    Rachel is an active lecturer on consumer bankruptcy issues, and I have the good fortune of soliciting her opinion on complex matters involving bankruptcy. She is always willing to share her unique insight and ideas with me.

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Contact info

Foley Law, P.C.

4016 South Lynn Court Drive
Suite B
Independence, MO, 64055-3377

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law200507/04/2016
MOGood Standing, Active199501/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Colleen Nunnelly Memorial Award - inaugural recipientNACBA2012
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2012
Missouri Bar’s 2011 Pro Bono Wall of FameMissouri Bar2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerFoley Law, P.C2005 - Present
Bankruptcy AttorneyUnited Auto Workers - Ford and GM LSP2001 - 2005
Risk ManagerClarkson Regional Health Services1994 - 1998
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A
Kansas Bankruptcy Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Missouri State BarN/AN/A
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMemberN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A
Bankruptcy Law NetworkMemberN/A
Student Bar of the American Bar AssociationMember1990 - 1993
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
***** vs. Bank of America, N.A.Default judgement for the debtors.
Harris vs. Richard V. Fink Trustee§513.430(7) does protect the life insurance contracts of both whole and life policies. §513.430(8) solely applies to whole life policies and will only protect the current value of said policy.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) JournalReopening a Chapter 7 Can Be Crucial for a Debtor's Fresh Start2013
Student Loan Law WorkshopThe albatross and the student loan.2013
Bankruptcy BlogBankruptcy Law NetworkN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Creighton University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Creighton UniversityRespiratory TherapyBS - Bachelor of Science1986
Tacoma Community CollegeRespiratory TherapyAA1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NACBA's 23rd Annual ConventionChanging Course during a Chapter 132015
NACBA 's 23 Annual ConventionSave Your Client's Job2015
Student Loan Law WorkshopStudent Loan2013
St. Louis Bankruptcy WorkshopPractice-Building Solutions For Smart Bankruptcy Lawyers2012
Koger SymposiumBankruptcy Updates2012
Cutting Edge Issues in Chapter 13Chapter 13 Practical Skills on Friday the 13th2012
Bankruptcy PresentationConsumer/residential mortgage restructuring/modification issues both inside and outside of bankruptcy.2011
BANKRUPTCY - Making The Most Of A Down MarketBankruptcy and the Debtor2010
18th Annual Convention: San Francisco, CAAcrobat2010
15-Hour Review of the Law - Kansas CityTechonology in the Court2001
15-Hour Review of the Law - Kansas CityTechonology in the Court2000