Walter Metzen

Walter Metzen

Dedicated to helping people file bankruptcy for over 20 years
  • Bankruptcy
  • Michigan
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Summary

Walter Metzen is a Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification and represents consumer and small business debtors in bankruptcy cases in both the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. Mr. Metzen earned his bachelor of science degree in Forensic Science at Michigan State University and his law degree from the University of Detroit. Mr. Metzen is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Consumer Bankruptcy Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute and has been a guest lecturer on bankruptcy and debtor/creditor topics at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He has served as a speaker for the Consumer Bankruptcy Association, the Institute for Continuing Legal Education as well as serving as a member of the subcommittee responsible for drafting revisions to local bankruptcy rules. Mr. Metzen has filed over ten thousand bankruptcy cases for individuals and married couples in the Detroit area over the past 20 years.

Practice Area
  • Bankruptcy
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • German: Spoken, Written
Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D.
Studied towards Juris Doctor
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University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
J.D. (1991)
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Michigan State University
B.S. (1987)
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Awards
Michigan Super Lawyer
Superlawyers
Michigan Super Lawyer
Superlawyers
Michigan Super Lawyer
Superlawyers
Top Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan
The New York Times
20th Anniversary
Martindale-Hubbell
Top Bankruptcy Attorney in Michigan
The New York Times
American Jurisprudence Award for Torts
American Jurisprudence Award for Torts
American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure
American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure
Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan # P49779
Member
Current
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Consumer Bankruptcy Association
Member
Current
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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Member
Current
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Access to Bankruptcy Court
Panel Attorney
- Current
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American Bankruptcy Board of Certification
Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Proper Disclosure: Pre-petition and Post-petition Assets
American Bankruptcy Institute Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
Speaking Engagements
Ethics in Bankruptcy Practice: Avoiding Conflicts, Problems and Malpractice, Consumer Bankruptcy Association 2nd Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Institute
Proper Disclosure: Pre-petition and Post-petition Assets, 9th Annual Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, Detroit, MI
Certifications
Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy
American Board of Certification
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Walter Metzen & Associates
645 Griswold Street
Suite 3156
Detroit, MI 48226
USA
Telephone: (313) 962-4656
Law Offices of Walter Metzen & Associates
30448 Woodward Avenue
Royal Oak, MI 48073
USA
Telephone: (248) 549-3333
Fax: (313) 962-4241