Law Offices of Philip F. Counce

Law Offices of Philip F. Counce

For many hardworking people, debt and financial troubles can quickly creep in, whether through medical bills, credit card balances, the loss of a job or a downturn in the economy.

Firm Overview

Fortunately, there is hope of becoming debt free. Bankruptcy is a powerful tool when used by a qualified professional that allows most people to keep property, eliminate debts and get a second chance. The bankruptcy process is complex and relies on legal concepts like the "automatic stay," "discharge," "exemptions," "assume," and many more. Therefore, it is important that you obtain the services of a qualified professional.

Main Office

Main Office
3333 Poplar Ave.

Memphis TN 38111


(901) 458-0555


How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

The fresh start and forgiveness provided our clients under the Bankruptcy Law fits our own personal values. We strive to understand your personal goals and desires and chart a path for you to attain them.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Third generation firm with 44 years of combined experience in the area of Bankruptcy. We pride ourselves by providing excellent representation to our clients under the Bankruptcy laws. We care about you and will represent your respectfully, courteously and considerately, while we guide you through the bankruptcy process toward a more secure financial future.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We do not entrust your financial well being to a paralegal or secretary like many firms. An experienced attorney will: 1. meet with you on your first visit. 2. prepare all court documents, i.e., Bankruptcy petition, schedules, motions etc. 3. be available to talk with you by phone about your case 4. be available to meet with you in person about your case 5. keep you informed of developments in your case

Philip F. Counce

Law Offices of Philip F. Counce

Areas of Practice:
Bankruptcy (Chapter 7 Full Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Wage Earner, & Chapter 11 Reorganization)
Foreclosure prevention
Alternatives to Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions: Tennessee 1975, Missouri 1975 & US District Court & US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals

University of Memphis School of Law - Juris Doctor 1975
University of Memphis BBA Economics - cum Laude 1972

Professional Associations:
American Bankruptcy Institute
National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
Missouri Bar Association


Bar Number: 007942
Tennessee, 1975

Bar Number: 26659
Missouri, 1975


University of Memphis
BBA Economics, 1972

University of Memphis School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1975

Philip Counce Jr.

Law Offices of Philip F. Counce

Third consecutive generation of family lawyers

At the prestigious Lewis and Clark School of Law, he was accepted to the school's Advanced Legal Clinic, gaining valuable court experience representing clients in the fields of bankruptcy law and landlord and tenant law.

Paw Professor and author Samir Parikah employed him as a research assistant for the Bloomberg Treatise on Bankruptcy.


Bar Number: 32045
Tennessee, 2013


University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Bachelor or Arts, English,

Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon
Juris Doctor, 2013

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