The American Board of Certification
ABC is the nation's premier legal specialty certification organization - certifying attorneys as specialists in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors' rights law.Find a Certified Attorney
You expect certification from your doctor - expect it from your lawyer too. Board Certification means that the certified attorney has met rigorous, objective standards and has demonstrated knowledge in bankruptcy and/or creditors' rights law.
ABC certification provides an objective standard that assists the public in making informed decisions in choosing counsel. Additionally, ABC certification encourages attorneys to strive for excellence, and recognizes those attorneys who have met ABC's rigorous standards.
ABC Program: Ain’t Misbehavin’ Featuring Judges on Best Practices
Posted on Mar 1st, 2020
Consumer Corner: So You Want to Be a Ch. 7 Trustee?
Bankruptcy trustees are integral to every chapter 7 case. While anyone who files a chapter 7 petition will probably never meet the bankruptcy judge assigned to their case, they will certainly be examined in person under oath by their trustee. These trustees investigate the financial affairs of
Posted on Mar 1st, 2020
Claims Chat: Discerning Derivative Claims
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issued an opinion on Oct. 9, 2019, in In re TelexFree LLC that cites the holdings of the Second Circuit in two Madoff Ponzi scheme cases, implicating significant consequences for Ponzi scheme litigation in bankruptcy courts across the nation.
Posted on Feb 1st, 2020
Practice & Procedure: Revised Rule 3002: Is Lack of Notice Grounds for a Late-Filed Claim?
In 2017, Rule 3002 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure was amended to require the timely filing of a proof of claim or interest by secured creditors, as well as unsecured creditors and equity holders
About ABC Board Certification
The American Board of Certification (ABC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public and improving the quality of the bankruptcy and creditors' rights law bars. ABC has certified nearly 1,000 attorneys in consumer and business bankruptcy and creditor's rights law nationwide. ABC certification serves the public by allowing potential clients to make an informed decision in choosing bankruptcy and creditors rights counsel. In addition, ABC certification encourages attorneys to strive toward excellence and recognizes those attorneys who have met the rigorous ABC standards. ABC offers separate certification programs in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors' rights law.