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Sometimes when hardship strikes people find themselves unable to pay their debts. Attorney Michael O'Connor handles bankruptcy cases. Speak with him and discuss your situation. The bankruptcy law provides a number of opportunities for you to protect your family and have another chance at financial solvency.

Mr. O'Connor has worked with clients on bankruptcy and debt relief services for more than 30 years and is board certified in consumer and commercial bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Chapter 7 bankruptcy
  • Chapter 13 bankruptcy and debt reorganization
  • Debt relief and bankruptcy alternatives
  • Home foreclosure avoidance
  • Credit card debt
  • Medical debt
  • Creditor harassment
  • Repossession of cars and trucks

If you are dealing with unmanageable debt and need experienced legal representation, we can help.

Call Michael O'Connor today at 518-310-2001. We are a federally designated debt relief agency proudly helping people file debt reorganization plans and bankruptcy.

Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael J. O'Connor


  • New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1980
  • U.S. Court of International Trade, 1980


  • Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1976
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award
  • University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    • M.B.A. - 1978
  • Siena College, Loudonville, New York
    • B.B.A. - 1973
    • Minor: Accounting & Finance

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association, President, 1996 - 1997
  • Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association, Director, 1992 - 1997
  • American Bar Association, Member, Consumer Bankruptcy Committee, 1985 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Member, Bankruptcy Committee, 1992 - 2000
  • Northern District of New York, Chairman, Bankruptcy - Merit Selection Committee, 1995
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 1992 - Present
  • National Association of Chapter 7 Trustees
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • AARP Attorney Reference Program
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York, Appointed Panel Trustee, 1986
  • Northern District of New York Local Rules Revision Committee, Member 1993, 1998, 2000
  • Northern District of New York, Chairman, Judicial Merit Selection Committee, 1994
  • Third Judicial District of New York, Appointed Member of Committee on Character and Fitness, 2009 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Empire State Counsel designation, 2014 - 2015
  • Super Lawyers 2015 - Upstate New York Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Super Lawyers 2014 - Top 25 Hudson Valley
  • SuperLawyers - Upstate New York, 2008 - 2014
  • President's Award, New York State Bar Association-Pro Bono Services
  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating, 2002 - Present
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1996 - 2002
  • President's Award, New York State Bar Association-Pro Bono Services, 1989 - 1993
  • Distinguished Service Award-Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, 1989
  • Rensselaer County Bar Association Pro Bono Award, 1988
  • American Jurisprudence Award, 1976


Office Locations

New York Office
20 Corporate Woods Boulevard
Albany, NY 12211

Vermont Office
507 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201

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