Jonathan R. DeTrinis

Jonathan R. DeTrinis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in New Orleans, LA

DeT Law Firm
 | 4000 Bienville Street, Suite C-1
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: 504-722-9711
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Consumer Law (10%)

    About Jonathan DeTrinis

    Admitted: 2011, Louisiana

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    • Awarded the 2017 Mentor of the Year from the New Orleans charity, Son of a Saint, which provides mentoring for boys from fatherless homes. , Son of a Saint, 2017
    • Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2018 and 2019, Rising Star, Super Lawyers
    • 2017 and 2018 Top Lawyer, as chosen by New Orleans Magazine, for New Orleans Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law., Top Lawyer for New Orleans, New Orleans Magazine


    • In re Walker, 526 B.R. 187 (E.D. La. 2015); At the Bankruptcy Court level, we successfully opposed our client's mortgage company's request to file a late amendment to the proof of claim that we had filed on our client's behalf and to dismiss our confirmed Chapter 13 plan, which contained less pre-petition arrears than the mortgage company alleged. The mortgage company appealed the Bankruptcy Court's decision, and we filed an opposition brief.
    • Louis Kirkland, Jr. v. Kimberly Evans, adv proc # 15-1055; US BK Court for EDLA; Filed lawsuit against ex-husband in Bankruptcy Court seeking to declare debts non-dischargeable, under 11 U.S.C. §§ 523(a)(2), (a)(5), and (a)(15). Court ordered that ex-husband could not discharge $25,000.00 that he had promised client in exchange for her ownership interest in their community property residence.
    • Louisiana Central Credit Union v. Byron Stewart; adversary case #17-1052; US BK Court for EDLA.Creditor sought to declare loan account of Chapter 7 debtor non-dischargeable because debtor filed bankruptcy within 90 days of obtaining loan. Creditor took the case to trial even though did not have a substantial justification for bringing adversary proceeding as did not possess any evidence that debtor intended to defraud creditor at time of receiving loan. Judge ruled in our favor and awarded attorney's fees. Creditor appealed. Appeals Court affirmed the Bankruptcy Court's decision.

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    Office Location for Jonathan R. DeTrinis

    4000 Bienville Street
    Suite C-1
    New Orleans, LA 70119

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    Last Updated: 9/20/2019

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