Seth Albin

Seth Albin

Albin Law
  • Bankruptcy, Divorce
  • Illinois, Missouri
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Summary

Seth A. Albin focuses his practice on the areas of Bankruptcy, including representing individuals and businesses, Creditor’s Rights, Family Law, including all aspects of divorce and adoption, including child custody, child support, maintenance, spousal support, and modifications, Enforcement and Collection of Judgments including replevin, garnishments and executions, Secured Transactions, Arbitration, Litigation, and Municipal Law.

Before joining Summers Compton Wells, Seth worked at one of the largest law firms in St. Louis and served as in-house counsel for a commercial lender. He has represented secured and unsecured creditors and debtors in all aspects of the debtor-creditor relationship, including work outs, debt restructuring bankruptcy, litigation and receiverships. Seth has participated in over 100 arbitrations and counseled clients on arbitration clauses in commercial contracts.

Seth currently serves as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Panel Trustee, a Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Panel Trustee and a Subchapter V Trustee for the Eastern District of Missouri as well as a panel arbitrator for United States Arbitration and Mediation. Seth has served as a Receiver, Special Master and as a Guardian Ad Litem in civil and domestic cases. Seth also volunteers for the St. Louis County Domestic Violence Court as a Special Prosecutor.

Seth has lectured on topics such as the intersection of Bankruptcy and Family Law, Adoption, Enforcement and Collection of Judgments, Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code and Arbitration Clauses in Commercial Transactions and is the co-author of Chapter 4 of the Missouri Bar Bankruptcy Practice Deskbook.

Education
Washington University School of Law
J.D. (1997) | Law
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Honors: Jack Garden Humanitarian Award
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. (1994) | History
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Professional Experience
Member
Summers Compton Wells, LLC
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Founding Member
Albin Law
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Member
Stewart, Mittleman, Heggie, Henry & Albin LLC
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Associate - Bankruptcy Department
Thompson Coburn LLP
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Counsel - Litigation Department
GE Commercial Distribution Finance Corporation (f/k/a Deutsche Financial Service Corporation)
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Litigation Associate
Jones, Korum, Waltrip & Jones
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Assistant Attorney General
Missouri Attorney General
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Chapter 4 - Discharge and Dischargeability Missouri Bar Deskbook – Bankruptcy Practice, Supplement
Missouri Bar Association
Chapter 4 - Discharge and Dischargeability Missouri Bar Deskbook – Bankruptcy Practice, Second Edition
Missouri Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
Name Changes and Adoption, St. Louis, Missouri
Missouri Bar Association
Bankruptcy and Family Law, St. Louis, Missouri
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Bankruptcy Issues for the General Practitioner, St. Louis, Missouri
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Bankruptcy Issues in Commercial Cases, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
Missouri Trial Judge Education Committee
Bankruptcy Issues in Complex Commercial Cases, St. Louis, Missouri
National Judicial College
Judicial Enforcement in Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri
Lorman Educational Services
Commercial Real Estate Purchases (Arbitration Clauses), St. Louis, Missouri
The Seminar Group
Handling Secured Transactions Under Revised Article 9, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Conference, St. Louis, Missouri
American Bar Association
Awards
Young Lawyer's Division Award of Merit
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Professional Associations
American Bankruptcy Institute
Member
Current
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St. Louis County Bar Association
Member
Current
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St. Charles County Bar Association
Current
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Phelps County Bar Association
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National Association of Veterans Advocates
Member
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Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Member
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Illinois Bar Association
Member
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Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Past-President (2015-2016)
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American Bar Association
Member
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Missouri Bar
Member
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Activities: Young Lawyers Council, District Representative (1999-2001) 2009 Annual Meeting Planning Committee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Missouri
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Practice Areas
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Summers Compton Wells, LLC
8909 Ladue Road
St. Louis, MO 63124
Telephone: (314) 991-4999
Fax: (314) 872-0390
Illinois Office
515 St. Louis Street, Suite 203
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Telephone: (618) 656-4000
Fax: (618) 656-4002
Denver Office
5285 Sanford Circle East
Denver, CO 80113
Telephone: (314) 991-4999
Rolla Office
By Appointment Only
602 W. 6th Street
Rolla, MO 65401
Telephone: (573) 458-5228
Notice: By Appointment Only