Charles J. Schneider

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Livonia, MI

Charles J. Schneider, PC
 | 39319 Plymouth Road, Suite 1
Livonia, MI 48150
Phone: 734-591-4890
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (90%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile

Charles J. Schneider is a highly regarded Michigan attorney, who represents consumers in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy actions. With his firm, Charles J. Schneider, PC, located in Livonia, he serves clients throughout Wayne County and the Detroit metropolitan area.

Mr. Schneider graduated with honors from Wayne State University with degrees in history and political science before earning his law degree from Wayne State University Law School. He has been licensed to practice in all Michigan state courts since 1977. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He has also been certified in consumer bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification since 1995.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Schneider belongs to professional organizations including the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the Livonia Bar Association, the Oakland County Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees.

Dedicated to professional education, Mr. Schneider has served as a speaker and panelist for a number of legal organizations. He has also contributed to articles on bankruptcy issues for various professional publications.

His accomplishments have earned Mr. Schneider respect within the legal profession. For the attorney review service Martindale-Hubbell, his peers gave him the highest possible rating, AV Preeminent.* He has also been honored for his pro bono service by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (90%): Bankruptcy Law

Creditor Debtor Rights (10%): Collections, Debt Discharge, Foreclosure, Loan Modifications

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy: Bankruptcy Law

Creditor Debtor Rights: Collections, Debt Discharge, Foreclosure, Loan Modifications

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017

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About Charles Schneider

Admitted: 1977, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.a-new-start.com/Attorneys/Charles-J-Schneider.sht...

Honors and Awards:

  • AV Rating Martindale Hubbell, 2010 to 2016, AV, Martindale HubbellAV Rating, 2016
  • Avvo.com peer review rating of 10 out of 10 "Superb", 2010 to 2016, Avvo.com, 10 of 10 "Superb" Peer Review rating, 2016
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Pro Bono Recognition, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District Michigan, 2015
  • Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Association Member of the Year Award for Jurisprudence, Member of the Year Award for Jurisprudence, Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Association, 2015
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Pro Bono Recognition, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District Michigan, 2011
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Pro Bono Recognition, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District Michigan, 2009
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Pro Bono Recognition, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District Michigan, 2007
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Pro Bono Recognition, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District, 2000
  • Access To Justice service recognition award, U.S. District Ct., Eastern District of Michigan, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Consumer Bankruptcy, American Board of Certification sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute, 1995 to present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member, 1985 - 2016, 2016
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, 1990 - 2012
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 2002 - 2009
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Association of Detroit, Member, Board of Directors
  • State of Michigan Bar Association
  • Detroit Bar Association, Debtor‐Creditor Section
  • Livonia Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2003
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1978
  • Michigan, 1977

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono Service Recognition Award - US Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan/Bankruptcy Committee Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2015
  • Pro Bono Service Recognition Award - US Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan/Bankruptcy Committee Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2011
  • Pro Bono Service Recognition Award - US Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan/Bankruptcy Committee Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2009
  • Pro Bono Service Recognition Award - US Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan/Bankruptcy Committee Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2007
  • Pro Bono Service Recognition Award - US Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan/Bankruptcy Committee Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2000

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Changes in Local Bankruptcy Rules 2/1/2016 in a chapter 13 case, Speaker, New Rules Seminar, State Bar Assoc. Debtor/Creditor Rights Com., 2016
  • Strategies For Consumer Bankruptcy Appeals: The Nuances Of The Consumer Bankruptcy Appeal Process, Thomson Reuters/Aspatore, Inside the Minds, 2012, Contributing Author
  • Handling Consumer and Small Business Bankruptcies in Michigan, I.C.L.E of Michigan, Chapter 3, 2009-2012, Contributing Author
  • Best Practices For Chapter 13: The Cases, Clients and Challenges Of Filing A Chapter 13: A Forward Looking Approach, Thomson Reuters/Aspatore, Inside The Minds, 2012, Contributing Author
  • Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, Genesee County Bar Association, 2005
  • Best Debtor's Attorneys Practice, N.A.C.T.T., 2005
  • Speaker - Chapter 13 This Way, That Way, Which Way?, Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, 2009
  • Proof of Claims in Bankruptcy, I.C.L.E of Michigan, 2010
  • Detroit 7th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Conference; Appeals: The Nuts & Bolts, 2011
  • Building a Successful Chapter 13 Practice, One Path Practice Management Advisors, 2010
  • Speaker - Secured Transactions, ABI's Detroit Consumer Program, 2009
  • Speaker - Nuts and Bolts Approach, Confirmation Issues, Consumer Bankruptcy Association of Detroit, 2007
  • Bankruptcy Ethics, BAPCPA, 2006
  • Basic Litigation in Bankruptcy Court, Withdrawal and Abstention in Bankruptcy, I.C.L.E. of Michigan, 2010
  • Bankruptcy Reform Act, Consumer Bankruptcy Association, 2005

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Michigan v. Wilson (In re Wilson), 487 F.3d 317 (U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16670) (E.D. Mich. Feb. 10, 2012), 2012
  • Baud v. Carroll, 634 F.3d 327 (6th Cir. Mich. 2011), 2011
  • Glance v Carroll (In re Glance), 487 F.3d 317 (6th Cir. Mich. 2007), 2007
  • In re Hearn, 337 B.R. 603 (US Bank Court Eastern Michigan 2006), 2006
  • Americredit v Nichols (In re Nichols), 440 F. 3rd 850 (6th Cir. Mich. 2004), 2004
  • In re Strausbaugh, 426 B.R. 243 (US Bank Court Eastern Michigan 2010)

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Member of the United States Veterans Fencing Team; Fenced at the World Veterans Fencing Championships Stralsund,Germany, 2016
  • Member of the United States Veterans Fencing Team; Fenced at the World Veterans Fencing Championships Krems, Austria, 2012
  • Member of the United States Veterans Fencing Team; Fenced at the World Veterans Fencing Championships Porec, Croatia, 2011
  • Member of the United States Veterans Fencing Team; Fenced at the World Veterans Fencing Championships Krems, Austria, 2004
  • Member of the United States Veterans Fencing Team; Fenced at the World Veterans Fencing Championships Limonges, France, 2003
  • Member of the United States Fencing Team; Fenced at the World Fencing Championships Barcelona, Spain, 1985

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Educational Background:

  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, B.A., Honors: With Distinction, Major: History, Major: Political Science, 1974

Industry Groups

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Association
  • National Association Of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • National Association Of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Office Location for Charles J. Schneider

39319 Plymouth Road
Suite 1
Livonia, MI 48150

Phone: 734-591-4890

 

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Last Updated: 10/4/2017

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