The attorneys of DAVIDSON BACKMAN MEDEIROS PLLC have over 55 years combined experience bringing debt relief to Washington residents through Bankruptcy. Their Spokane and Seattle offices serve individual and business debtors.

Firm Overview

The attorneys of Davidson Backman Medeiros PLLC are leading bankruptcy lawyers, practicing under Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12, and Chapter 13.

Relief For Individuals

We relieve consumer debt for individuals through personal bankruptcy under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Personal bankruptcy offers a fresh start, and a second chance in life. We also represent borrowers and guarantors in commercial litigation, foreclosures, and the restructuring of commercial loans.

Relief For Businesses

We relieve business debt through reorganization under Chapter 11 and Chapter 12, and through out of court workouts of commercial debt. We also serve as state court receivers for the management of assets under court supervision pending the resolution of business disputes, or during the sale of assets.
Main Office
Main Office
601 West Riverside Avenue
Suite 1550
Spokane  WA  99201
  • (509) 624-4600

Other Offices

Seattle Office
1700 7th Ave, Suite 2100
Seattle,  WA  98101

Barry Davidson

Barry W. Davidson is a graduate of Gonzaga Law School, and was admitted to the Washington State Bar Association in 1977. For over thirty-five years, Mr. Davidson's practice has emphasized bankruptcy and receivership proceedings, with a focus on the representation of Debtors in Possession under Chapter 11, and service as a receiver and counsel to the receiver in state court proceedings. Mr. Davidson is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has participated in presentation of continuing education materials on behalf of the Washington State Bar Association, the Spokane County Bar Association, the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington, the Risk Management Association, the National Business Institute, Lorman Education Services, and other legal and financial associations. Mr. Davidson has been a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute since 1987, and has been honored by inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America." Mr. Davidson's practice emphasizes out of court loan workouts and restructurings for commercial borrowers and guarantors. In addition to numerous non-judicial restructurings, representative Chapter 11 engagements as debtor's counsel include Metropolitan Mortgage & Securities, Co., Inc.; Health Link, the North Side Network and the Physicians Hospital Network; Sun Runner Marine, Inc.; Wespac Investors Trust III; and Real Estate Equities Corporation. Mr. Davidson also served as co-counsel to the creditors' committee of Riley Creek Lumber Company; Omak Wood Products; and Output Technologies, Inc. Representative receivership cases as receiver include Washington Motorsports Limited Partnership; Pacific Security Companies, Inc.; Northwest Capital & Advisory Services, Inc.; RTC Investment Group, LLC; U.S. Mining Limited Partnership, and representation of receivers as a custodian in possession during the Chapter 11 proceedings of Pack River Holdings, Inc. and Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Inc.

Bruce Medeiros

Bruce K. Medeiros graduated from Lewis & Clark College in 1979, and received his MBA from the University of Washington in 1981. Mr. Medeiros received his law degree from the University of Washington School of Law in 1984. Mr. Medeiros is authorized to practice before the United States District Courts and the United States Bankruptcy Courts of the Eastern District of Washington, the Western District of Washington, the District of Hawaii, and the District of Colorado. Mr. Medeiros is also an inactive member of the Hawaii State Bar Association. Mr. Medeiros has twenty years of experience representing debtors in bankruptcy cases under Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13. He has served as primary debtor's counsel and as co-counsel in over thirty Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 bankruptcy cases filed in the Eastern District of Washington and the District of Idaho. The majority of those cases resulted in confirmed plans of reorganization or were successfully resolved prior to confirmation. A significant portion of Mr. Medeiros's practice is devoted to the representation of creditors in all types of bankruptcy proceedings, including the representation of Creditors' Committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. In addition, Mr. Medeiros represents creditors in non-bankruptcy matters, including the enforcement of their rights in state court proceedings. He has also served as counsel for court appointed receivers in a number of state court receivership proceedings. Mr. Medeiros represents numerous banks and credit unions, and frequently participates in the presentation of seminars on creditors' and debtors' rights in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy proceedings to the legal and financial community. Representative engagements include: Hanabrook, Inc. Representation of real estate development company facing management disputes and creditors' claims. Resolved management issues during Chapter 11 reorganization, and obtained confirmation of consensual Plan of Reorganization. Uribe, Inc. Representation of a pipeline sub-contractor in a Chapter 11 reorganization that was filed to protect against hostile actions by general contractor. Claims against the general contractor were resolved with the assistance of outside litigation counsel, and a Plan of Reorganization was confirmed. American Electronic Sign Co., Inc. Representation of a manufacturer of electronic highway signs in a Chapter 11 reorganization filed after an adverse patent infringement suit. Successfully negotiated resolution of the patent dispute and confirmed Plan of Reorganization. Flodin, Inc. Representation of manufacturer of crop processing equipment that entered Chapter 11 as a result of a temporary decline in sales. Operating expenses were reduced, sales increased, and a consensual Plan of Reorganization was negotiated and confirmed.

Jeremy Davidson

Jeremy S, Davidson's practice emphasizes the representation of consumers and businesses throughout the State of Washington in bankruptcy matters under Chapter 7, Chapter 12, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13. Jeremy also represents individuals in credit card debt settlements, home loan modifications, and the defense of foreclosure actions through foreclosure fairness act mediations. Jeremy is admitted to practice before the United States District Court and the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington. Jeremy received his Bachelor of Arts Degree, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Washington in 2002, and graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 2008. Jeremy was admitted to the Washington State Bar Association in 2009.

Aaron Goforth

Aaron Goforth is a seasoned commercial litigator, with deep experience in receivership and bankruptcy litigation, and the representation of parties in the Washington Court of Appeals and the Washington Supreme Court. Aaron's practice includes all phases of commercial litigation in the state and federal courts of Washington and Idaho.

Aaron has earned an AV ("preeminent") rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, and a "Superb" rating from Avvo.com. Aaron has been selected as a Washington Rising Star by Washington Law & Politics Magazine, and as a Top Lawyer by Spokane Living Magazine.

Aaron is a graduate of William and Mary School of Law, J.D., 1998, and Eastern Washington University, B.A. Economics, magna cum laude, 1994.

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