Chicago Debt Solutions

Chicago Debt Solutions

Stop Creditor Harassment - Stop Foreclosure and Repossession - Stop Garnishments

Firm Overview

We make sure that you understand the process and legal formalities with
bankruptcy and explain them in easy-to-understand terms. Most lawyers will use
legal terms and concepts with their clients which can make you feel
Main Office

Chicago Debt Solutions
8707 Skokie Blvd, Suite 305
Skokie  IL  60077

  • 888-536-6607

Other Offices

  • Chicago Debt Solutions
    One South Dearborn Street
    Suite 2100
    Chicago,  IL  60603
  • Chicago Debt Solutions
    1320 Tower Road
    Schaumburg,  IL  60173
  • Chicago Debt Solutions
    560 West Van Buren
    2nd Floor
    Chicago,  IL  60607
  • Chicago Debt Solutions
    579 West North Ave.
    Suite 203
    Elmhurst,  IL  60126
  • Chicago Debt Solutions
    8707 Skokie Blvd, Suite 305
    Skokie,  IL  60077

Michael K. Bane

Michael Bane is an Owner and Partner of Trepeck Bane, P.C., d/b/a Chicago
Debt Solutions. 

Michael received his J.D. from the DePaul College of Law in Chicago and
became licensed to practice law in the State and Federal Courts of Illinois. 
Mr. Bane joined the nation's largest bankruptcy firm soon after being licensed
and initially worked in their Chicago office.  During his time there he advanced
to the position of Senior Attorney and became responsible for the training and
education of new associates in bankruptcy matters.  Michael was eventually given
the responsibility of traveling to different locations in the Western United
States and opening new bankruptcy offices in California and Nevada, as well as
conducting training in those and other locations.  Michael left there to join a
mid-sized firm where he became the supervising attorney and managed all
bankruptcy aspects of the practice.

Michael has counseled and represented thousands of consumers in both Chapter
7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, and has also handled Chapter 11 bankruptcy
matters for both corporations and individuals.  Michael formed Chicago Debt
Solutions with Julie Trepeck to ensure that the needs of clients are properly
met and assessed on an individualized level.  He is dedicated to providing good
service for debt relief, to his clients, and protecting their legal rights under
the United States Bankruptcy Code.

DePaul College of Law, Juris Doctor,
Andrews University, Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology; Minor in
Chemistry December 2001
Bar Admissions:
Illinois State
United States District Court for the Northern District of

Julie H. Trepeck

Julie Trepeck is an Owner and Partner of Trepeck Bane, P.C., d/b/a Chicago
Debt Solutions.

Ms. Trepeck started her own firm to make a greater impact on the lives of
people struggling with debt.  Julie understands the needs of someone facing
bankruptcy, and always displays a great deal of compassion and professionalism. 
She believes the bankruptcy laws provide a great justice to those seeking
financial relief and uses her extensive knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code to
represent her clients.  Julie has encountered a variety of issues while
practicing bankruptcy, always facing the issues head on with each case she

Ms. Trepeck has assisted thousands of people in all stages of debt solution
and works effectively to advocate for each and every one of her clients. She has
consulted individuals and business owners to get a fresh start or reorganize
their financial lives.

Prior to starting Chicago Debt Solutions, Julie worked for a boutique law
firm that assisted clients with bankruptcy, debt settlement, real estate,
divorce, and general litigation.  She focused primarily in the bankruptcy sector
with the filing of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases.  Julie began her legal career
with the largest bankruptcy firm in the country, eventually becoming one of the
managing attorneys for the Chicago office.  As part of the managing team, Julie
helped lead the education and training of new associates, and created more
efficient processes and representation for the firm and clients. Just after law
school, she formed Foreclosure Associates, LLC where she worked on behalf of
homeowners, with mortgage companies in a effort to save peoples' homes from
foreclosure, through loan modifications or forbearance.

Ms. Trepeck graduated from the University of Michigan receiving her Bachelor
of Arts in Political Science with Honors.  She attended law school at
Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago, Illinois.  Julie is licensed to practice
law in both Illinois and Michigan, as well as in federal court for the United
States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  She actively
serves as a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Illinois State
Bar Association. 

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Juris Doctor,
University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with
Honors, 2002
Bar Admissions:
Illinois State
Michigan State Bar
United States District Court for the Northern
District of Illinois
American Bankruptcy
Illinois State Bar Association
Notaries Association of Illinois,
Legal Row Networks
Leadership for Lawyers
Restructuring and
Turnaround Management Discussion Groups
Association of Insolvency and
Restructuring Advisors