Michael S. Waskiewicz

Jacksonville,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Business and Tort Litigation
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
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

Bar Association Membership

• The Florida Bar
• Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar


Mr. Waskiewicz's practice is concentrated on commercial litigation with an emphasis on bankruptcy and creditors' rights.

Professional and Community Involvement

• Volunteer Coach, Julington Creek Baseball

Publications and Presentations

• Presenter, Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association Boot Camp: “The Means Test”

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.


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Judgment Debtor in Garnishment Action Has No Vested Right to Compel Strict Compliance With Service of Process Requirements on Garnishee
Armando Nozzolillo,Michael S. 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...

Recent Decision Creates Split in Middle District Regarding Whether 11 U.S.C. § 707(b)(2) Applies to Cases Converted to Chapter 7
Armando Nozzolillo,Michael S. Waskiewicz, November 12, 2014
In the last 2 years, three judges of the Middle District of Florida (Judges Funk, Delano and Williamson) have each issued opinions finding 11 U.S.C. § 707(b)(2) inapplicable in cases converted from a Chapter 13 to a Chapter 7. These Courts have based their findings on the “plain...

Eleventh Circuit Rules Post-Confirmation Settlement Proceeds are Property of Chapter 13 Estate
Armando Nozzolillo,Michael S. Waskiewicz, July 8, 2014
A recent case out of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals (the “Court”) concluded that proceeds stemming from a post-confirmation settlement agreement between a chapter 13 debtor and its mortgagor related to a violation of the automatic stay become property of the bankruptcy estate. In...
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Michael S. Waskiewicz

1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Suite 1500
JacksonvilleFL 32207-9020


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