Ann Chapman

Ann Chapman

Sussman Shank LLP
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law
  • Louisiana, Oregon
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Biography

Ann Chapman has been practicing in the bankruptcy arena for nearly forty years. She specializes in the representation of individuals and small business in Chapters 7 (liquidation) and Chapter 13 (wage earner and small business reorganization), focusing primarily on debtor representation.

She has been recognized for her many achievements, including public speaking on bankruptcy topics on a regional and local basis, her pro bono efforts and her professionalism as a member of the bar. She has been A/V rated by Martindale Hubbell for over 25 years and has been a Super Lawyer in the consumer area for more than 10 years. She was the proud recipient of the William N. Stiles Award in 2014 which is an award given by the Debtor-Creditor section that recognizes significant contributions to the Debtor-Creditor section and members of the public. She strives to provide competent and compassionate representation to her clients.

Education
University of Minnesota Law School
B.S.
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William Mitchell College of Law
J.D. (1982)
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Professional Experience
Special Counsel
Sussman Shank LLP
- Current
Managing Partner
Vanden Bos & Chapman
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Practicing Law from the Heart
William Mitchell Magazine
Letter to a Law School Graduate
Willamette Law Review
Reflections on Professionalism
Oregon Debtor-Creditor Newsletter
Avoiding Malpractice Traps: Avoiding Judicial Liens
In Brief
Speaking Engagements
Speaker, Oregon State Bar, Oregon Law Institute, Northwest Bankruptcy Institute
Awards
William N. Stiles Award of Merit
Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Since 1996
Super Lawyers
Oregon Super Lawyers
Since 2010
Professional Associations
Oregon State Bar  # 832833
Member
Current
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WOMBATS (Women Bankruptcy Attorneys)
Member
Current
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Credit Abuse Resistance Education Committee (C.A.R.E.)
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
Louisiana State Bar Association
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Oregon
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9th Circuit
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United States District Court, District of Oregon
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Practice Areas
Bankruptcy
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
About Me
Website
Sussman Shank LLP Website
Contact & Map
Sussman Shank LLP
1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1400
Portland, OR 97205
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed