Michael Salanick is fueled by a true, genuine passion for helping people and empowering clients. The law firm was founded according to the ideal of serving the public and with the goal of making a difference in the lives of clients. To date, the Law Office of Michael Salanick has allowed Michael to fully step into this role - a compassionate and competent attorney, a tireless advocate - assisting people of all walks of life, regardless of race, religion, creed, gender, age, orientation or economic status.
The Law Firm: The Law Office of Michael Salanick is a bankruptcy-boutique law firm with 100% of its effots focused on federal bankruptcy law. The firm represents clients throughout Southern California, utilizing mulitple sattelite office locations to ease scheduling limitations and time constraints for the convenience of our clients.
The Lawyer: Attorney Michael Salanick believes in providing high-quality and affordable legal services. Michael relies on more than 12+ years of experience as an attorney, he frequently participates in on-going legal training & seminars, keeping in form with seasoned legal analysis, and honing a keen sensitivity for identifying and activating solutions to fit the real-life situations and unique legal needs for each client.
The Clients: During an in-person or telephone consultation, one can expect to learn about bankruptcy options and alternatives that may be available; an honest assessment of your particular situation and the likelihood of success if filing bankruptcy; direct answers regarding filing fees, attorney fees and any associated expenses anticipated; proper and thorough attention to each client's questions and any outstanding concerns; and clients and non-clients alike are never rushed and are always treated with respect.
Working with hundreds of individuals, familes and small business owners during his career, Michael has witnessed first-hand the technical and emotional difficulties of being involved with the legal system. Michael believes in diligently serving his clients, focusing on their legal needs and faciliting the healing process through the law.
At the Law Office of Michael Salanick quality of work and personal attention to the needs of clients is second to none.
You can learn more about bankruptcy law and Michael's unmatched committment to clients by visiting the law firm website: http://www.salanicklaw.com/
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Attorney||OC Register Metro||2013|
|Volunteer Attorney Recognition||Community Lawyers Inc.||2011|
|Volunteer Attorney Recognition||Community Lawyers Inc.||2010|
|Managing Partner||Law Office of Michael Salanick||2006 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Law Firm||2002 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2006 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Attorney||2002 - Present|
|Community Lawyers, Inc.||Volunteer Attorney||N/A|
|Public Law Center||Volunteer Attorney||N/A|
|Community Lawyers, Inc.||Board of Directors||2011 - 2012|
|Alliance for Children's Rights||Volunteer Attorney||N/A|
|Stopped Foreclosure Sale & Saved Home - Chapter 13 Plan Confirmed (Chapter 13)||Chapter 13 Plan confirmed. Saved Client's home from foreclosure.|
|Adversary Case - represented corporation-creditor and won judgment (Adversary Proceeding - 11 U.S.C. 727 Fraud)||We represented corporation and filed adversary proceeding/lawsuit for fraud against debtor. Discharge Denied: 727 Fraud|
|Discharge over $300,000 and Avoided Judgment Lien of $95,000 (Chapter 7)||Discharge granted; Order Avoiding Jugment Creditor Lien|
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|Thomson Reuters||Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies, Inside the Minds (2013 ed.)||2013|
|MHDC Publications||Saving Your Home & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy||2012|
|University of Michigan||Public Policy||Master of Public Policy||2001|
|University of Michigan Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Michigan State University||N/A||N/A||1997|
|Home Rescue Fair||Foreclosure Options & Alternatives: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy||2014|
|MHDC Loan Modification Alternatives & Options Class||Chapter 13 Bankruptcy||2013|
|Town Hall Meeting - Homeowner Bill of Rights (Norwalk CA)||Relief for California Homeowner's Facing Foreclosure: Homeowner Bill of Rights legislation - Panel Member||2012|
|Home Rescue Fair||Foreclosure Preventition and Alternatives through Bankruptcy||2012|
|Montebello Housing Development Corporation Home Rescue Fair (Montebello CA)||Chapter 13 vs. Loan Modification: a strategic long-term solution||2011|
|Community Lawyers, Inc. Workshop Series (Compton CA)||A Fresh Start: Consumer Bankruptcy Protection for the Individual and Small Business||2009|