Practice Summary

Justin represents debtors in Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Chapter 11, and represents a Chapter 7 Trustee in federal bankruptcy court. Additionally, Justin has appeared and defended foreclosure proceedings and citations to discover assets. Justin is consistently on the cutting edge of consumer bankruptcy practice, including arguing a case that led to a major opinion published concerning the Chapter 13 “means test,” advancing an argument that was subsequently upheld by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Justin is a firm believer in helping his community, and so regularly participates in the CARE program, teaching high school and college students the risks, and proper uses, of consumer debt. Justin regularly volunteers for OneBrick, the Center for Economic Progress, and at the LaSalle Street Church’s Breaking Bread ministry. Justin has spoken on consumer bankruptcy at seminars of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and has an upcoming presentation at the Chicago Bar Association.

  • Clerkship at the Office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, in her Disability Rights Bureau