Michael S. Waskiewicz

Associate
Jacksonville,  FL  U.S.A.
http://rtlaw.com
Phone904.346.5735

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
     
    Contact InfoTelephone: 904.346.5735
    Fax: 904.396.0663
    http://rtlaw.com
     
    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
     
    Memberships 

    Bar Association Memberships
    •The Florida Bar Association
    •The Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association

    Professional & Community Involvement
    •Volunteer Coach, Julington Creek Baseball

     
    Born1975
     
    Biography

    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 & 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
    •Speaker, Florida Coastal School of Law

     
    ISLN918758024
     

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    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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