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Julie Hope Rome-Banks

Julie Hope Rome-Banks

Binder & Malter LLP
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law
  • California
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Summary

Ms. Rome-Banks has over 20 years of bankruptcy and related experience. Ms. Rome-Banks’ practice focuses on representing individual debtors in Chapter 11 cases, representing landlords in all chapters of bankruptcy, and in all types of bankruptcy litigation. Ms. Rome-Banks has considerable experience representing landlords in all aspects of bankruptcy, and has represented landlords in a number of well-known bankruptcies, including Round Table Pizza, Circuit City, Chevy’s, Fresh Choice, Mervyn’s, Crown Books, Hollywood Video, Napster, Levitz, Tower Record, Jennifer Convertibles, and Lionel Trains bankruptcies. Ms. Rome-Banks also has substantial experience handling complex stay relief motions and defending private lenders and bona fide purchasers following disputed foreclosure sales.

In addition, Ms. Rome-Banks frequently represents individual debtors in Chapter 11 cases, and both debtors and creditors in all types of bankruptcy litigation. Ms. Rome-Banks has tried more than a dozen bankruptcy cases and has successfully argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Rome-Banks’ litigation experience includes trying a number of dischargeability cases as well as prosecuting and defending fraudulent and avoidable transfer cases. In a recent Chapter 11 case in which she represented an individual debtor, Ms. Rome-Banks was successful in defeating a $4.5 million claim filed against the debtor. In 2011, Ms. Rome-Banks successfully confirmed a Chapter 11 plan for a large franchisee of a major international real estate organization.

Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D.
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San Jose State Univ
B.S.
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Professional Experience
Partner
Binder & Malter LLP
Current
Speaking Engagements
Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Year?, California Bankruptcy Forum
Irreconcilable Differences: Can a Sale Free and Clear Trump the Interest of a Commercial Lessee?, Seminar
Santa Clara County Bar Association
Awards
American Jurisprudence Award in Complex Litigation
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
Professional Associations
Congressman Don Edwards American Inns of Court
Member
- Current
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California State Bar # 142364
Member
- Current
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Santa Clara County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
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Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Julie H. Rome-Banks' Website Profile
Website
Binder & Malter LLP Website
Blog
Northern California Bankruptcy Attorneys Blog
Contact & Map
Binder & Malter LLP
2775 Park Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
USA
Telephone: (408) 295-1700
Fax: (408) 295-1531