Farinash & Stofan

Farinash & Stofan

Bankruptcy and Business Litigation attorneys assisting clients in Chattanooga and East Tennessee since 1983.

Firm Overview

Farinash and Stofan is a full service Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Firm with more than 40 years of combined expertise. Jerry Farinash and Amanda Stofan are dedicated to providing all clients with the personal care and attention you deserve. From the first appointment to the last signature they walk you through the process and are always available for questions and advice, ensuring that you get high quality representation at a reasonable cost. Call 423-805-3100 for your free consultation today!

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UBS Building
100 W M L KING BLVD #816



(423) 805-3100


(423) 805-3101


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We are a full service bankruptcy law firm that offers free consultations for clients seeking advice regarding the bankruptcy process under Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Chapter 11, or information concerning debt consolidation.

Whether you are facing foreclosure, repossession, debt acceleration or are just seeking general information concerning your personal or business finances, our attorneys offer straightforward and easy to understand advice about your options. Call today for a free consultation!

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

With specialized expertise and decades of experience in bankruptcy and commercial law, we give our clients the most practical, candid, and real-world advice about resolving their legal issues in the most cost-effective way possible. Representing businesses large or small and individuals from all walks of life, at Farinash & Stofan your business is not a transaction, it's a relationship

Amanda Stofan

Farinash & Stofan

Amanda Stofan, J.D. graduated from University of Georgia in 2001, received her law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2005 and achieved additional certification as a Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist. She is a member of the Chattanooga and Tennessee Bar Associations, the American Bankruptcy Institute and previously served as a Board member of the Mid-South Commercial Law Institute. Amanda and her husband, Matt, have two young children and she is an avid supporter of the Tennessee River Gorge Trust and Metropolitan Ministries.


Bar Number: 024734
Tennessee, 2006


Lewis & Clark Law School
J.D., 2005

University of Georgia
B.A Political Science, B.A. Criminal Justice, 2001

Jerrold Farinash

Farinash & Stofan

Jerrold Farinash graduated with Honors from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and received his Juris Doctorate in 1982 from the University of Tennessee College of Law. Mr. Farinash focuses his practice on commercial bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
Mr. Farinash was appointed to the Panel of Trustees for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee in 1990 and is assigned approximately 500 debtor cases a year for which he serves as Trustee. Some of the more notable cases he has handled are W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery, Scenic City Mazda, Don Williams Construction Co., Rivercity Co., and Prebul Automotive.
Mr. Farinash is a member of the Tennessee and American Bar Associations, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. While a member of the Chattanooga Bar Association, he served as Chairman of the Fee Arbitration Committee and the Court Relations Committee. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Highland Park Neighborhood Association and the Tennessee Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders Foundation. He is the Vice- President of the Humane Educational Society of Chattanooga. He is a life member of the Tennessee Ornithological Society. He and his wife Christie have two children.


Bar Number: 010220
Tennessee, 1983


Roane State Community College
Associate of Science in General Education, 1978

University of Tennessee College of Law
Juris Doctor, 1982

East Tennessee State University
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, 1980

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