Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
30 Riverside Dr
Binghamton NY 13905


(607) 770-1007


(607) 770-1110


If you need a caring, responsible, and trustworthy attorney, give the office of Orville & McDonald Law a call today. Their practice involves handling cases that include bankruptcy law, student loan law, debt relief and criminal law.

Since 1989, the attorneys at Orville & McDonald Law have been helping thousands of your neighbors in Binghamton, Syracuse, Utica and the surrounding communities of Central New York and the Southern Tier to eliminate their debts and get a fresh financial start, free of harassing creditor telephone calls. We have saved peoples homes, autos, bank accounts and retirement plans. We counsel clients as to what their options are, including both within the Bankruptcy Code, and non-bankruptcy alternatives. We also help people with student loan problems, including both federal and private student loans. In addition to helping individuals and families with their debt problems, we also work extensively with family farmers and small businesses. Our office also handles related matters, such as debt negotiation, work-outs, work with the taxing authorities, and other alternatives to bankruptcy.

Orville & McDonald Law handles Chapter 7 liquidations, Chapter 13 repayment plans, Chapter 12 farm reorganizations and Chapter 11 business reorganizations in a geographic area that includes 14 counties in the Northern District of New York, including Broome, Tioga, Tompkins, Delaware, Chenango, Otsego, Cortland, Cayuga, Onondaga, Madison, Oswego, Oneida, Jefferson and Lewis counties.

Peter Orville

Orville & McDonald P.C.

Peter Orville has been recognized by many prestigious legal organizations for his commitment to providing quality service to clients. He is a member of Bankruptcy Law Network, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), the Central New York and Capitol District Bankruptcy Bar Associations, the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees (NACTT), and the Bankruptcy Committee of the Broome County Bar Association. NACBA selected him as their Member of the Month in July of 2008. Peter is one of only a few attorneys in upstate NY selected as a "Super Lawyer" each year since 2007.

Peter A. Orville has taught various continuing legal education (CLE) courses to bankruptcy lawyers in Syracuse, Binghamton and Cooperstown, NY. He has also taught Bankruptcy Law topics at national conferences of NACBA and the National Business Institute.

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