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Kent Alan Gaertner

Kent Alan Gaertner

Of Counsel - Pfeiffer Law Offices
  • Bankruptcy
  • Florida, Illinois
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Kent graduated from Carthage College in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He obtained his law degree from Nova Southeastern University of Law in 1977.

Kent has practiced bankruptcy law for over 35 years. He represents clients in Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and in non-bankruptcy workouts and reorganizations. His clients include both consumers and businesses, for debtors and well as creditors. Kent is experienced in all facets of bankruptcy litigation, having represented both plaintiffs and defendants in lawsuits arising out of the bankruptcy process. Several cases in which he has represented litigants have been chosen for publication by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Professionally, Kent has been and continues to be extremely active in the DuPage County Bar Association. He is a Past President of the DCBA, having served as its President from June of 2009 through June of 2010. He also served as the President of the DuPage Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the DCBA. Kent has previously served the DCBA as a Director for five years and has served on the Planning Committee, the Budget Committee, and the Executive Committee. As the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, he participated directly in DCBA's investigation and evaluation of applicants for DuPage County judiciary positions. Kent also has been a pioneer for certain DCBA initiatives, including having helped to establish its very first Bankruptcy Law and Practice Committee and serving three separate years as its Chairman and as well as having helped to establish its Senior Lawyers Division and serving as its inaugural Chairman.

Kent has been a Delegate to the Illinois State Bar Association's Assembly, its supreme policy-making body akin to a legislature comprised of approximately 200 lawyers statewide, as a representative of DuPage County. He also served as the Chair of the Bankruptcy Subcommittee of the ISBA Section Council on Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy Law.

Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Pfeiffer Law Offices, P.C.
- Current
Springer, Brown, Covey, Gaertner and Davis LLC.
Kent A. Gaertner P.C.
Mohr and Gaertner
Kocsis Mohr and Gaertner
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar Assoc
Section Council- Commercial, Banking and Bankruptcy Section Member
- Current
Activities: Chair of Bankruptcy Sub-Committee
DuPage County Bar Assoc.
Member since 1982
- Current
Activities: Board of Directors 2000 to 2011 Vice President 2006 to 2008 President of DuPage County Bar Assoc, 2009-2010 Immediate Past President 2010-2011 Chair- DCBA Judiciary Committee 2010-2011 Chaired numerous DCBA committees 1995 to 2011
Florida State Bar # 237590
- Current
DuPage County Bar Foundation
Illinois State Bar Assoc
Assembly Member
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Reasonable Flat Fees on consumer bankruptcy cases. Hourly fees on reorganization matters,assignments for the benefit of creditors and bankruptcy litigation matters.
Practice Area
  • Bankruptcy
Additional Practice Areas
  • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors
  • Reorganizations
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Pfeiffer Law Offices, P.C.
1725 S. Naperville Road
Suite 205
Wheaton, IL 60189
Telephone: (630) 517-0808