Angela Schmitz

Angela is an associate attorney with The Drake Law Firm, P.C., in Denver, Colorado.    She received a B.A. from Wesleyan University and a law degree from University of Oregon School of Law.    She is licensed to practice law in Colorado.    Angela started her legal career as an appellate law clerk for  the  Honorable  Darleen Ortega with the Oregon Court of Appeals, researching and drafting opinions for contract, real estate, tort, and employment cases.    

For the past two years Angela has focused on commercial litigation and creditors’ rights, including collection of debts owed to federal agencies, defense of adversary proceedings in bankruptcy, and representation of creditors in state and federal courts.  

Angela grew up in Oregon, and started working for her family’s homebuilding and property management business  when she was fourteen years old.    Marriage to a Denver native brought her to Colorado where she has learned to love 300 days of sunshine per year.

Find Angela at  The Drake Law Firm, P.C.  Angela can also be found on Nolo, Alllaw, TheBankruptcySite, &  Google+

Articles By Angela Schmitz

Tax Filing Status and Student Loan Payments
If you are married and repaying student loans under a federal income-driven repayment plan, you have an important choice to make when filing your tax return: whether to file as “married filing jointly” or “married filing separately.” Choosing one over the other might lower your monthly student