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I'm a student loan lawyer and consumer bankruptcy attorney with offices in Los Angeles and New York. 




  • Stop harassing phone calls from student loan debt collectors;

  • Avoid wage garnishment, bank account freezes and tax refund offsets;

  • Defend lawsuits for student loan debts;

  • Get out of default on your federal student loans;

  • Lower your monthly federal student loan payments or interest rate;

  • Eliminate some or all of the collection fees on your student loan; and

  • Qualify for student loan forgiveness.




  • Halt collection lawsuits, foreclosures, and repossessions;

  • Stop wage garnishments;

  • Remove bank account liens and levies;

  • Wipe out many types of debts, and restructure payments on others; and

  • Improve your credit rating.


Call 866-787-8078 x710 to set up a time for us to talk by phone. Let's see how I may be able to help you.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 60%
    20 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Debt Collection: 40%
    7 years, 100 cases



Contingent (40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Leon D Bayer

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Leon Bayer Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Barry Alan Rosenzweig

    Jay is an outstanding educator and has a vast knowledge of the bankruptcy law. I would highly recommend him to any one that is have a problem with debt.


    Barry Rosenzweig Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Shaev & Fleischman LLP

556 S Fair Oaks Ave Ste 101-152
Pasadena, CA, 91105

Shaev & Fleischman LLP

1430 Broadway
Suite 1802
New York, NY, 10018



NYCurrently registered 199503/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Cum Laude DistinctionState University of New York at Buffalo School of Law1994
Winning TeamFasken Campbell Godfrey International Moot Court Competition1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyShaev & Fleischman, LLP2010 - Present
Managing AttorneyFleischman Consumer Law Center2007 - 2010
Managing AttorneyFleischmanLaw, P.C.2002 - 2007
Managing AttorneyFleischman Gelman1999 - 2002
Managing AttorneyFleischman & Associates1995 - 1999
AssociatePegalis & Wachsman, P.C.1995 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
Bankruptcy Law NetworkCo-Founder, Member and President2007 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2003 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2002 - Present
Bankruptcy Law NetworkPast PresidentN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
McKenzie-Gilyard v. HSBC Bank Nevada, N.A. (In re McKenzie-Gilyard), 388 B.R. 474 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. 2007)Denial of summary judgment motion.
Torres v. Chase Bank USA, N.A. (In re Torres), 367 B.R. 478 (Bankr.S.D.N.Y.2007)Denial of Motion to Dismiss.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Buffalo Law ReviewSwimming the Murky Waters: The Second Circuit and Subject-Matter Jurisdiction in Copyright Infringement Cases1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
State University of New York, BinghamtonEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Student Loan Law WorkshopStudent Loan Law2015
Central California Bankruptcy Institute - 28th Annual ConferenceGoing Beyond Automatic: Enforcing the Stay and Discharge2014
ABI/UMKC Midwest Bankruptcy InstituteDischarge Violations and Protecting your Clients from Creditor Abuses2009
2009 Annual ConventionLitigating Discharge Violations2009
Mortgage Lending Litigation ConferenceBankruptcy Issues And Mortgage Servicer Litigation2008
Continuing Legal EducationPost-Bankruptcy Credit Reporting2008
2008 Annual ConferencePost-Bankruptcy Credit Reporting2008
2007 Annual ConferenceMeans Testing2007