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Elena Paras Ketchum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Tampa, FL

Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.
110 East Madison Street, Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-229-0144
Fax: 813-229-1811
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012
Licensed in Florida Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Bankruptcy: Business
Attorney Profile

Elena Ketchum, partner with the firm, represents debtors, creditors, and buyers in corporate and individual bankruptcy proceedings. Her practice also includes out-of-court workouts and documenting complicated commercial transactions, including loan modifications and asset sales. Ms. Ketchum heads the firm's practice under Chapter 727 of the Florida Statutes dealing with Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors and has served as lead counsel in more than 20 cases. Elena Ketchum has led or had significant involvement in the firm's representation of Valco Enterprises, Accentia Biopharmaceuticals, Nature's Harvest Market and Deli, and Royal Floors. Ms. Ketchum served as President-Elect of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, completing her term in 2011.

About Elena Paras Ketchum

First Admitted: 1997, Florida

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Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Phi Beta Kappa.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • A member of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar and has served on its Executive Council.
  • 2016, Chair of the District-Wide Steering Committee; President of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association (2010 - 2011); Chair of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association (2011 -2012); served on the Board of Directors of the Association from 2006 - 2012.  


  • This award is presented annually by the Hillsborough County Bar Association to the individual(s) who contributed the most to the HCBA during the year. , James M. "Red" McEwen Memorial Award, Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2006
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Office Location for Elena Paras Ketchum

110 East Madison Street
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33602

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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