2104 West Laburnum Avenue
Richmond VA 23227
Boleman Law offers a FREE consultation with an expert, experienced bankruptcy lawyer.
All of our services are offered on a fixed price basis and, and of course, are subject to review fy the bankruptcy courts.
Monday to Friday 8:30-5:30 or as needed and Saturday
Our extensive organization has a large group of operations and administrative managers and information technology staff.
Boleman Law Firm is Virginia's largest personal bankruptcy law firm. The firm was established in 1991 by G. R. "Rusty" Boleman and his wife, Gayle to help Virginians get relief from their financial problems.
Boleman Law Firm has established a reputation for excellent service, expert bankruptcy advice and ethical conduct by providing respectful and professional service, constantly updating operating systems, and on-going professional legal training for the growing staff of attorneys and administrators. Our reputation is based on a steadfast commitment to professional excellence and expertise, and treating our clients with respect and compassion. Our professionals listen to our clients and strive to understand their situation in order to provide the best solution for their financial situation. Accolades from Judges, Trustees, Creditor's Counsel and community leaders recognize us as leaders in bankruptcy.
Boleman Law is the bankruptcy specialist. We are Virginia's largest personal bankruptcy law firm with 17 skilled, experienced lawyers in Richmond, Hampton and Virginia Beach, VA. The attorneys and professional staff at Boleman Law will help you through the often confusing and complicated process of bankruptcy. We complete all of the paperwork for you. To save time filings are sent electronically. So a home foreclosure or vehicle repossession may be stopped immediately.
Boleman Law's community outreach program makes a difference in people's lives. Over our 21 years of bankruptcy law we have seen some clients return more than once. "Why?" we asked.
The answer is that people often need additional help learning to manage their finances. So our mission was developed to educate people and the community through personal finance training and tools.
Boleman Law attorneys and professionals deliver FREE classes and seminars through community organizations on subjects such as: credit reports and credit reporting issues, personal financial management, common myths about bankruptcy, non-bankruptcy and bankruptcy options of paying off debt. We believe that if we can save one person from bankruptcy we have done our job.
Our reputation is based on a steadfast commitment to professional excellence, expertise and treating our clients with respect and compassion.
We offer everyone a free consultation with a bankruptcy specialist attorney who will listen carefully to fully understand their situation and provide the best options.
An educated client is prepared to make good choices and, if needed, select good counsel.
That is precisely how we work - we work as a team of experts to provide the highest quality legal work in the most cost efficient manner through the use of our experienced attorneys and professional staff members. Our integrated computer systems allow us access to all our clients files in our three offices.
Yes, to our knowledge we are the largest provider of Pro Bono bankruptcy and reduced fee bankruptcy services in all of our communities.
Laura, a shareholder in the firm, grew up in Roanoke, Virginia. She graduated from Meredith College in 1988 with a BA degree in History. After graduation she worked with the Dalkon Shield Claimants Trust for six years. At the Trust, she worked in all areas eventually representing the Trust in Alternative Dispute Resolution administrative hearings, both nationally and internationally.
Laura graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston Texas in 1998 and joined the Boleman Law Firm that same year. She became a partner in 2004. Laura has served on the Bankruptcy Bar Liaison Committee and the board of Legal Aid Society of Virginia. Currently, she serves on the board of the International Womens Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.
She is a member of Metro Richmond Womens Bar Association, serving on the Legislative Committee, the Richmond Bankruptcy Bar Association, the Richmond Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar.
A frequent speaker at local, regional and national organizations, John has addressed the Virginia Propane & Gas Association; Virginia Governors Conference on Housing; National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees; Virginia Trial Lawyer's Association; Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association as well as a number of civic and business organizations.
John has served as a member of the Virginia State Bar, National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, American Bankruptcy Institute, American Bar Association, Richmond Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association where he is currently serving on the Board.
He is licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia and the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Betty Cabell Brogan grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from The College of William & Mary in May 2005. She graduated in May 2008 from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond, where she served on the editorial staff of the Journal of Law & Public Interest.
James Jim Flaherty grew up in San Diego and the Tidewater area. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute with a B.A. in Business and Economics. Following graduation he accepted a commission in the U.S. Navy where he served for five years. While homeported in Norfolk, Jim served in a variety of Division Officer assignments aboard USS Stout, (DDG 55). Later he transferred to the USS Peterson (DD 969) as the Training Department Head. Jim acted as command legal officer in both ships, providing basic legal counsel to both the Captains and crew.
Jim graduated from T.C. Williams in May of 2004 earning magna cum laude honors. While in school he clerked in the legal department for Monumental Life Insurance Company.
Jim joined the Boleman Law Firm in August of 2004. He currently heads the litigation department of the Firms Richmond office. He has been a panel speaker on bankruptcy law at the 2005 Governors Housing Conference as well as the 2005 Annual Statewide Legal Aid Conference. He is admitted to the State Bar of Virginia, and is authorized to practice before all Virginia State Courts, the Bankruptcy Courts in the Eastern District of Virginia as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Jim is a member of the American Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association and the Richmond Bankruptcy Bar. Jim resides in Glen Allen with his wife, Jacqueline.
Mark is a shareholder and Chief Counsel of the Boleman Law Firm and practices in the firms Richmond, Newport News, and Virginia Beach offices. Mark has been selected four times by his fellow Virginia attorneys as a member of Virginias Legal Elite in the bankruptcy practice category in state-wide polls conducted by Virginia Business magazine. He is a native of Virginia, he earned his B.S. degree from Eastern Mennonite College in Harrisonburg, VA, and his J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, PA.
Mark is a member of the Virginia State Bar, he is a frequent author and lecturer on bankruptcy law, and he is the Editor for the Bankruptcy Law News, a statewide bankruptcy periodical published by the Virginia State Bars Bankruptcy Section. Mark has served as a panelist at NACTT annual conferences in 2006, 2009, and 2010. Mark is proud to be an alumni of the NACTTs Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Institute and a member of the NACTT Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy Education. He is frequently a featured speaker and author on bankruptcy matters for Virginia CLE programs, he is a co-author of Bankruptcy Practice in Virginia, a Virginia CLE Publication, and he has served on both the Local Rules Committee of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and on the Richmond Bankruptcy Courts Liaison Committee.
Trenya, a native of North Carolina, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Afro-American Studies. Upon graduation in 2001, she worked at UNC-CH as a legal assistant with Carolina Student Legal Services. She received her Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law in May 2005.
Sarah joined Boleman Law Firm in December of 2009. She currently resides in Virginia Beach, and she is a member of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the VBA Young Lawyers Division, and the Hampton Roads Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association.
Kathryn grew up in Montgomery County, Maryland. She received a B.A. in history from the College of Charleston in 2003. She graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law in 2008. During her studies at Richmond, she was research assistant for Professor Hamiliton Bryson.
Barry received his B.A. degree from Bowdoin College and graduated cum laude from Washington & Lee University School of Law. At Washington and Lee, he served during his third year as a Burks Scholar teaching assistant. Prior to entering private practice, he served as law clerk to the Honorable David H. Adams, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia
He has been a partner at Weinberg & Stein in Norfolk and specialized in bankruptcy and insolvency matters and litigation involving financial disputes. Barry has also served on the Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division.
Barry was President of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association for the 2008-2009 term. He has also served as Treasurer and Seminar Chairman as well as a member of the Board of Directors of that organization. Mr. Spear has spoken at numerous seminars on bankruptcy and collection issues.
He is admitted to practice in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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