During the pandemic response, Lakelaw remains fully operational with our lawyers and staff working both at the office and from home. We are consulting with our clients daily, negotiating and executing transactions, and counseling businesses who are formulating a plan for survival in the future. We are also participating in virtual court proceedings to the extent the same are conducted.
Justin represents debtors, creditors, and trustees in chapter 7, 13 and 11 proceedings in federal bankruptcy court. Justin is consistently on the cutting edge of consumer bankruptcy practice, and regularly handles complicated bankruptcy appellate work and litigation for the firm. Justin has been an invited speaker at educational programming for the Chicago Bar Association and American Bankruptcy Institute, and has served as a coordinating editor for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal and a peer reviewer for the American Bankruptcy Law Journal.
Justin believes in giving back, and regularly participates in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s CARE program, teaching high school and college students the risks and uses of credit.
Justin was the 2018-2019 chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Bankruptcy & Reorganization Committee, a 2019 recipient of Chicago Volunteer Legal Services’ Distinguished Service Award, and has been an Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Star” from 2013 to the present.