Seth A. Albin

Top rated bankruptcy attorney in St. Louis, Missouri

Summers Compton Wells LLC
Seth A. Albin
Summers Compton Wells LLC

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Family law, Alternative dispute resolution view more

Licensed in Missouri since: 1997

Education: Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2012

Summers Compton Wells LLC

903 S Lindbergh Blvd
Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63131 Phone: 314-991-4999 Email: Seth A. Albin Visit website


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, Veteran's Benefits, Secured Transactions, Arbitration, Litigation, and Municipal Law.  Seth serves as a Special Master, Receiver and Commissioner in civil and domestic cases and a Guardain Ad Litem in domestic cases.

Before starting Albin Law, 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 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 lectured on topics such as the intersection of Bankruptcy and Familiy 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.

In addition to his main office in Clayton, Seth has satellite offices in St. Charles and Rolla, in which he meets with clients by appointment only.  From these offices, Seth covers cases in the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Dent County, Phelps County, Crawford County, Gasconade County and Marries County.

Practice areas

Bankruptcy: business, Family law, Alternative dispute resolution, Business litigation

First Admitted: 1997, Missouri

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Missouri Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis - President- May 2015 to April 2016 Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis - Immediate Past-President - May 2016 to April 2017
  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • St. Charles County Bar Association
  • Phelps County Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member Rolla Chamber of Commerce
  • St. Louis Curling Club
Educational Background:
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - B.A. History 1994
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Author of Chapter 4 - Discharge and Dischargeability, Missouri Bar Deskbook – Bankruptcy Practice, Second Edition (December 2007), Missouri Bar Association
  • Co-Author - Chapter 4 - Discharge and Dischargeability, Missouri Bar Deskbook – Bankruptcy Practice, Second Edition - Supplement (May 2010), Missouri Bar Association
  • Speaker on bankruptcy issues to general practictioner, Speaker, Bar Association Of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2015
  • Lectured on enforcement of judgments at Missouri Bar Stepping Up and Stepping Out Conference, Speaker, Judgment Enforcement, Missouri Bar Association, 2013
  • Bankruptcy issues in landlord-tenant cases, Speaker, Sterling Education Services, Inc., 2015
  • Speaker, Bankruptcy Issues in Complex Commercial Cases, National Judical College, 2014
  • , President's Award, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2019
  • Jack Garden Humanitarian Award, Washington University School of Law, 1997

Office location for Seth A. Albin

903 S Lindbergh Blvd
Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63131


8 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2012

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