Michael Waskiewicz

Senior Attorney
Jacksonville,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Business and Tort Litigation
  • Banking and Financial Services
Contact InfoTelephone: 904.346.5735
Fax: 904.396.0663
University University of Buffalo, B.A., 1998
Law SchoolWidener University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Admitted2003, Florida; U.S. District Courts, Northern District, Middle District of Florida and Southern District of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District, Middle District of Florida and Southern District of Florida

Mr. Waskiewicz's practice is concentrated on commercial litigation with an emphasis on bankruptcy and creditors' rights. He represents secured and unsecured lenders in all aspects of bankruptcy cases. Mr. Waskiewicz also has extensive experience representing bankruptcy trustees and debtors.

Previous Professional Experience

Prior to joining Rogers Towers, Mr. Waskiewicz was a staff attorney for the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee, Douglas W. Neway in Jacksonville, Florida. In this capacity, he was responsible for handling all facets of Chapter 13 cases, including representing the Trustee's office in adversary proceedings.

Publications and Presentations
• Presenter, Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association Boot Camp: "The Means Test"
• Presenter, Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association Seminar: "Rule 3002.1- A Trap for Unwary Secured Creditors"
• Presenter, Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association Seminar: "Deciding What Chapter to File"

Bar Association Memberships
• The Florida Bar
• Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar

Professional and Community Involvement
• Speaker, Florida Coastal School of Law

 (Also at Ponte Vedra Beach Office)


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Chapter 13 Debtors Choosing to Retain Residential Property and Not Claim Homestead Are Not Entitled to Wildcard Exemption
Armando Nozzolillo,Michael S. Waskiewicz, February 18, 2015
In Florida, it is well settled that a Chapter 7 debtor who does not claim or receive the benefit of the homestead exemption on his bankruptcy schedules is entitled to claim the “wildcard” exemption pursuant to Fla. Stat. § 222.25(4). The “wildcard” exemption provides...

Judgment Debtor in Garnishment Action Has No Vested Right to Compel Strict Compliance With Service of Process Requirements on Garnishee
Armando Nozzolillo,Michael Waskiewicz, December 29, 2014
Garnishments are one of the most effective tools at a creditor’s disposal for collection purposes. The rules and requirements for initiating a garnishment action are laid out in Chapter 77, Florida Statutes. Garnishment actions are generally ancillary to the main action brought by a creditor...
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Michael Waskiewicz

1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Suite 1500
JacksonvilleFL 32207-9020


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