Attorneys & Mediators
5442 Tidewater Dr.
Norfolk VA 23509
Initial consultations are $250, payable in advance, regardless of how much time that appointment takes.
Bankruptcy fees typically are established, at the end of the initial consultation, by estimating the number of hours a representation is expected to take by the attorney's hourly rate. Court costs vary from $290 to $375. If you retain us at the end of the consult, your consultation fee will be applied to the overall fees and costs quoted.
Other matters typically are billed hourly, with a fee advance expected prior to commencing work.
Mary: $350 / Ellen: $300
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ellen decided to focus on bankruptcy law after a visit from a now-sitting bankruptcy judge to a class she was taking in law school. She clerked for the then-lawyer prior to law school graduation and went to work for his practice following graduation. Ellen's goal is to make legal services available to folks who usually are overlooked by our legal system and feel lost when trying to avail themselves of the legal remedies to which they are entitled!
Ellen has over 27 years of experience in representing debtors, creditors and trustees in bankruptcy matters. A graduate of Wellesley College with a bachelor's degree in political science and a Washington Internship under her belt, she married a Naval Submariner, raised two sons and started a career in real estate sales before dropping out to attend law school at the College of William and Mary, from which she graduated in 1988. She has been self-employed with a series of small practices since then, following a 6-year stint as a creditors' rights attorney in the 90s.
We LISTEN to our clients!
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