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Stuart A. Young

Stuart A. Young

Young & Brooks, P.A.
  • Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Foreclosure Defense ...
  • Florida
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As the only Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy attorney in West Palm Beach, practicing bankruptcy law since 1977, I possess a high degree of expertise in the field of consumer bankruptcy law. I have been Board Certified by the American Board of Certification in Consumer Bankruptcy since 1999.

Attainment of this certification requires peer review, successful performance on a lengthy examination and completion of 60 hours of continuing legal education every five years. It is not surprising that few lawyers are able to achieve this distinction.

I have also authored a text book for lawyers on bankruptcy which is part of the Lawyer's Desk Library of Practice Series.

Many of the cases that I have handled have been reported in law books nationally and are precedent-setting.

Having twice won the Pro-Bono Award from the Palm Beach County Legal Aid Society, I have demonstrated my compassion for public service.

I would be pleased if I could offer you a free consultation at a time convenient for you.

University of Florida Levin College of Law
J.D. (1976) | Law
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Syracuse University
B.A. (1974) | Psychology
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Professional Experience
Young & Brooks, P.A.
- Current
Karden and Young PA
I was a partner in a law firm which handled bankruptcy cases, injury cases and divorce cases.
Associate attorney
Adams Coogler Watson and Smith PA
I was an associate attorney in a law firm which handled insurance defense cases.
Associate attorney
Law Office of Bennet S. Cohn
Assistant Public Defender
Palm Beach County Public Defender's Office
I handled criminal cases for indigent criminal defendants including criminal appeals.
Articles & Publications
Practicing Bankruptcy at a Higher Level
Palm Beach County Bar Association Seminar
Speaking Engagements
Bankruptcy and Divorce , Bankruptcy Seminar
Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist
American Board of Certification
AV Rating- Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyers Service
Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence Since 2017
Bankruptcy Law Award
Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County
Bankruptcy Law Award
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- Current
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Florida State Bar  # 232920
- Current
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Palm Beach County Bar Association
- Current
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American Inns of Court
Emeritus Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 232920
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We can accept credit cards for foreclosure defense but we are prohibited from accepting credit cards for bankruptcy. We can accept a credit card from friends or family for your bankruptcy matter.
  • Contingent Fees
    For injury cases only.
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Personal Injury
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Consumer Law
  • Collections
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
Young & Brooks, P.A.
1860 Forest Hill Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Toll-Free: (888) 540-4343
Telephone: (561) 433-4200
Cell: (561) 389-0369
Fax: (561) 433-2988
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed