New York, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 -- David B. Shaev, a partner with the New York bankruptcy law firm Shaev & Fleischman LLP, will speak on a panel at the upcoming public workshop titled “Consumer Bankruptcy: Is It Right For You?” on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. ET hosted by New York City Bar in collaboration with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Shaev will join other panelists to discuss the following issues that impact New Yorkers who are considering filing for bankruptcy:
- Types of Bankruptcies available;
- Requirements and costs for filing bankruptcy;
- Advantages and Disadvantages to filing bankruptcy;
- Alternatives to filing bankruptcy;
- Information about the long-term effects of a bankruptcy discharge.
Shaev is a bankruptcy lawyer in New York and partner with Shaev & Fleischman, LLP with over thirty years of experience in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy matters. He has extensive experience in litigating complex mortgage-related matters in bankruptcy case. As a Partner of the firm, Shaev helps clients solve their bills problems effectively and efficiently.
“It is important for New Yorkers to understand the truth about bankruptcy, as well as how bankruptcy can help to solve bill problems,” said Shaev. “This workshop will help people get a better sense of how the system operates, as well as the benefits and burdens of filing for bankruptcy in New York.”
Additional panelists include Sheldon Barasch, Supervising Attorney at District Council 37 (AFSCME), and Rachel Blumenfeld, a fellow bankruptcy lawyer.
Shaev received his B.A. from Ohio University of Athens and his J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law. He is a longtime member and current New York State co-chair of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, as well as a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates. He is also active in legislative matters on a national basis, working on behalf of consumer credit causes.
Shaev has been interviewed extensively on bankruptcy-related matters by WCBS News, WNBC News, Fox Television, and CNBC. He is also a graduate and three-time attendee of Max Gardner’s Bankruptcy Boot Camp.
For more information or to register for the Workshop, contact the Pro Se Office at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York at (347)394-1738.
About Shaev & Fleischman LLP
Shaev & Fleischman LLP is a consumer protection law firm serving clients in the fields of bankruptcy, student loan law, credit reporting errors and debt collection harassment from offices in New York and Los Angeles. The firm has successfully represented over 2,500 clients in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy matters, and is a major resource for journalists and other attorneys. For additional information, please visit http://www.ConsumerHelpCentral.com.
David B. Shaev, Esq., Shaev & Fleischman, LLP, http://www.ConsumerHelpCentral.com, 646-722-8649 703, [email protected]