Gregory M Messer

Gregory M Messer

United States Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of New York
  • Bankruptcy
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Biography

Gregory Messer has been practicing law for over 43 years. He started his career as a Legal Aid attorney in Albany, New York. In 1980, he opened his law practice in Brooklyn, New York, and has specialized in bankruptcy law since that time. Mr. Messer has been a member of the standing panel of Chapter 7 Trustees for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York since 1980. He has represented debtors, creditors, trustees, defendants, purchasers of assets, and other parties in bankruptcy cases. He has served as a Chapter 7 Trustee, Chapter 11 Trustee, post-confirmation Trustee, mediator, and examiner. His work as a Trustee has included operating in large and small cases in a wide variety of industries.

Mr. Messer is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Bankruptcy Institute and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy topics for the Practicing Law Institute, the New York City Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association, and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. In addition to his certification and panel appointment, Mr. Messer is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is listed in Super Lawyers and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™

Education
Albany Law School
J.D. (1977) | Law
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Drew University
B.S. (1974) | Political Science
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Professional Experience
Mediator
United States Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of New York
- Current
Panel of Mediators
United States Bankruptcy Court - Southern District of New York
- Current
Certifications
Board Certified Bankruptcy Attorney
American Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law
Awards
Letica Award
Brooklyn Bar Association
Freida S. Nisnewitz Award for Pro Bono Services - Brooklyn
Brooklyn Bar Association
Pro Bono Award
Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.
Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Member
Current
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Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member
- Current
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National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
Member - President's Circle
- Current
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Brooklyn Bar Association
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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State Bar of New York  # 1388339
Member
- Current
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Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.
Treasurer
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme Court
ID Number: Northern District of New York
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United States District Court for Southern District of New York
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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United States District Court for the Northern District of NY
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Area
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Additional Practice Areas
  • Foreclosures & Alternatives
  • Loan Modification
  • Debt Settlement
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
The Law Office of Gregory Messer Blog
Contact & Map
Law Office of Gregory Messer PLLC
26 Court Street
Suite 2400
Brooklyn, NY 11242