As you travel the financial seas, sometimes you run into foul and stormy weather. We're prepared. We have the experience to help pilot your ship in to calmer waters and into port.
When confronted with financial adversity, it is the attorney's job to examine the client's situation, review the facts and honestly tell the client the range of possible solutions. Once the client has made a decision it is the attorney's obligation to assist the client with the implementation of the chosen course of action.
Marc S. Stern's practice is focused on bankruptcy and insolvency including:
Representation of Creditors and Debtors in Possession in Chapter 11 Proceedings.
Representation of creditors and debtors in Chapter 7 and 13 proceedings.
Representation of creditors and debtors in general litigation in the bankruptcy court, including discharge ability, claims objections, cash collateral matters, fee disputes, and general claims. Fraud investigation and pursuit.
Representation of State Court Receivers in King County Superior Court and service as a Receiver in King County Superior Court.
Mr. Stern's other legal experience includes:
Civil Litigation of commercial disputes and collections in Washington State and Federal District Courts. Entity formation and general business including litigation of commercial issues. Tax issues, particularly collection defense, and responsible corporate officer liability. Real Estate matters. Asset Protection and Business Planning.
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington
United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington
Supreme Court of the State of Washington
J.D. University of Idaho, College of Law, Moscow, ID December 1977
A.B. cum laude Washington University , St. Louis , MO May 1975 - Majors in Anthropology and Political Science
Seattle Central Community College
Courses in Accounting and Marine Engineering 1980 - present
Professional Associations & Memberships
Washington State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Trustee - 1985 - 1988
Division Secretary 1987 and 1988.
CLE Committee 1981 - 1985
American Bar Association
GP Solo Section
Bankruptcy Committee Co-Chair, Computerization of Bankruptcy Subcommittee 1992
Advocacy Vice-Chair, Bankruptcy Committee, 1993
Publications Vice Chair 1999
Programs Chair Bankruptcy Committee 2000
Co- Chair - Bankruptcy Committee 2001 - Present
Joint Ad-Hoc Committee on Bankruptcy Courts and Structure 2001
Present Task Force on Attorney Discipline and Reasonable Inquiry 2005
Honors and Awards
Board Certified Business Bankruptcy Specialist , Commercial Law League Academy of Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Specialists 1993 - Present. (Now, American Board of Certification