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Michael Baumer has practiced bankruptcy law nearly exclusively for over 25 years.   He has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1984, and has been board certified in both consumer and business bankruptcy law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1998, one of the few attorneys in Austin to have both certifications.  Michael is serving his fourth term as president of the Austin Bankruptcy Bar Assocation.  He has also been named a Texas Monthly Super Lawyer.  Michael is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy related topics.


Michael and his staff believe in treating clients the way they would want to be treated, with respect and compassion. Michael and his staff are with you through the whole process, explaining your options and preparing you for what to expect. Michael has a reputation for thorough and accurate paperwork.   In fact, Michael Baumer has written the manual used to education other bankruptcy attorneys and legal assistants how to correctly prepare bankruptcy forms.  Our attention to you and the details of your financial information will make the process go as smoothly as possible.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 100%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Nicholas Andrew Hall

    Michael wrote the guide on home equity foreclosures. Very seasoned and knowledgeable.


    Nicholas Hall Real estate Attorney
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  • Frederick E. Walker

    Michael Baumer is an experienced bankruptcy attorney. He is extremely competent and well respected in the legal community. I have referred many clients to Michael over the years and have received all positive feedback. I highly endorse Mr. Baumer.


    Frederick Walker Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

7600 Burnet Road
Suite 530
Austin, TX, 78757


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198408/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Board Certified in Consumer BankruptcyState Bar of Texas, Board of Legal Specialization1998
Board Certified in Business BankruptcyState Bar of Texas, Board of Legal Specialization1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Austin Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionPresident2009 - 2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
6th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice ConferenceExemption Issues Under BAPCPA2010
29th Annual Jay L. Westbrook ConferenceWedded Bliss II: Bankruptcy Issues Involving the Non-filing Spouse2010
5th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice ConferenceB22A/B22C: Instructions for Proper Completion of the Means Test Forms2009