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Michael S. Mitchell

Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney at Plano, TX

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 30 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1993
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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About Michael

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Michael is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Within the Texas legal community, Board Certification means that an attorney has substantial, relevant experience in a select field of law as well as demonstrated, and tested, special competence in that area of law.  There are more than 70,000 attorneys licensed to practice in Texas.  Only 7000 are Board Certified.

 

Michael has practiced in the State of Texas since obtaining his law license in November, 1993.  He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with High Honors. He attended Texas Tech University School of law on a full academic scholarship and received his Juris Doctorate degree Cum Laude in 1993.


Over the last twenty-five years Michael's practice has developed to include representation of both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy. He has appeared and represented clients in hundreds of bankruptcy cases pending both locally and as far away as Chicago, Boston, Delaware and California. Since 2001, Michael has appeared on behalf of and has acted as outside bankruptcy counsel for several Texas lawfirms engaged in the collection of debts in bankruptcy. He was a speaker at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Law Course in 2004 and in 2007.


A former partner in the firm of Campbell, Williams & Mitchell, PLLC, Mr. Mitchell has counseled and represented clients in non-bankruptcy matters involving taxation, debt collection, personal injuries, wills and probate, and other civil matters.


Mr. Mitchell is licensed to practice in all Texas courts and in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.

 

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Location

DeMarco Mitchell, PLLC
1255 West 15th Street, Suite 805
Plano, TX, 75075-7299

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Reviews

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Posted by Gerardo Salas | July 14, 2010
Great lawyer
We filed Chapter 11 and we couldnt have been happier with the outcome , he and Barbara have helped us through this time and we strongly recommend him
Posted by Sharon | June 28, 2010
Finally, a good attorney
Mr. Mitchell went above and beyond assisting me with my bankruptcy case. I highly recommend him for anyone considering bankruptcy.
Posted by anonymous | June 25, 2010
Great legal advise
I felt very comfortable and at ease talking with Michael Mitchell. He and his staff guided me through a very tough ordeal. This involved both my business and personal finances. I had no idea how to even begin and they made this uncomfortable situation as painless as possible.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • DeMarco-Mitchell, PLLC
  • 2010 - Present
  • Judicial Clerk
  • Hon. Sam R. Cummings
  • 1992 - 1992

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Eric D. Fein, PC v. Young, 2010 Bankr. Lexis 468 (Bankr. E.D. Tex 2010)
  • Creditor adversary proceeding dismissed
  • In re Young, 2009 Bankr. Lexis 2608 (Bankr. E.D. Tex. 2009)
  • Creditor objections to exemptions and plan fail
  • In Re Taylor, 297 B.R. 487 (Bankr. E.D. Tex 2003)
  • Creditor objection to plan modification fails
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Associations

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Eastern District of Texas Debtors Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1993 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2021
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Board Certified
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2019
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Board Certification - Consumer Bankruptcy Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2014
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • 2009
  • Full Merit Scholarship
  • Texas Tech University School of Law
  • 1990
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Boot Camp 2007
  • Walking Through the First Interview
  • 2007
  • Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar
  • Choice of Chapters
  • 2004

Attorney endorsements

Received (13)
Given (11)
Endorse Michael
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jun 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I unequivocally endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr. Mitchell for many years. I consider him a good friend and zealous attorney. He has represented many of our clients with bankruptcy needs over the years and I know he cares for them all. Michael embodies all of the qualities anyone would seek in an attorney. Highly recommended and respected!"
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jun 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Nov 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"MIke is one of the most diligent and ethical lawyers I know. Moreover, when it comes to the Chapter 13 bankruptcy practice in the Eastern District of Texas, there is no better lawyer to have on your side. Mike is a great attorney!"
Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Co-worker
"Michael and I worked together for several years in the Dallas area. He is an outstanding attorney in terms of both legal ability and ethics. I highly recommend him."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have referred many of my clients to Mike for bankruptcy needs and will continue to do so. He's always taken care of my clients' needs and is upfront and accurate regarding expectations and fees. He is honest and trustworthy."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mike for over 25 years and know him to be a very smart, and experienced lawyer of the highest integrity. He stands up for his clients 100%. I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike is an excellent attorney who always provides the highest levels of professionalism for his clients."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is very professional and always takes care of his clients."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I've known Mr. Mitchell for many years. he is one the absolutely best fellow bankruptcy attorneys in the Dallas area. If I needed his services, I would not hesitate to go to Mr. Mitchell. He has worked as opposing counsel and offered me advice as well. I say this as one of his competitors."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have called on Mike to assist my business clients with their bankruptcy issues for many years. He has an excellent knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code, as well as strategies to achieve the best possible results for clients by following those (extremely complicated) rules. I strongly recommend Mike as an excellent bankruptcy lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mike is a good lawyer with a great deal of knowledge and experience in the bankruptcy area. I have worked personally with Mike and know that he has a lot of experience in business and personal bankruptcy cases alike. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Mike Michell is extremely adept, skillful, proficient, and capable. The Judges and court personnel repect him. Fellow laywers know he is a man of his word and respect his keen ability. It is without hesitation or reservation that I recommend him. Merv Waage, Denton, Texas"
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