Stacy C. Cordes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Burt & Cordes, PLLC
 | 122 Cherokee Road, Suite 1
Charlotte, NC 28207
Phone: 704-332-3282
Fax: 704-332-3324
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (40%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (40%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Stacy C. Cordes is a partner with Burt & Cordes, PLLC, law firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. A nationally ranked lawyer with more than 28 years of total legal experience, Ms. Cordes provides unmatched representation and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Charlotte metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Bankruptcy matters for both debtors and creditor

    ·       Debtor-creditor disputes

    ·       Lender workouts and foreclosures

    ·       General civil litigation

    ·       Small business disputes and dissolutions

    As a certified superior court mediator, Ms. Cordes has assisted many clients with resolving their conflicts and reaching agreements without the need for expensive, time-consuming litigation. However, she has also achieved notable success advocating for her clients in state and federal courts across her region, and she will not hesitate to take her clients' issues to court when necessary to help ensure they achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve.

    A leader in her legal community, Ms. Cordes has served on the board of governors of the North Carolina State Bar, and she has served as the organization's chair and secretary as well as chair for its Hall of Fame committee. She has also served on the board of directors of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association along with serving as a chair and vice chair of its Law and Society committee as well as chair of its Young Lawyers Division.

    Recognized for her exemplary professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Ms. Cordes holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and she has earned designation from Business North Carolina Magazine as one of the state's Legal Elite in the area of bankruptcy for several years. Honored for her unwavering commitment to those she serves, she has also received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo along with numerous five-star reviews from her satisfied clients.

    A 1988 graduate of Wake Forest University, Ms. Cordes returned to her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1991. She is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in North Carolina as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

    Devoted to her local community, Ms. Cordes has served on the board of the Olde Providence Swim and Racquet Club, and she is highly active with her local PTA as well as the Westminster Presbyterian Church, where she has served as the Sunday school teacher and deacon.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Bankruptcy: Consumer
    • 40%Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
    • 20%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Bankruptcy Law, Credit Repair


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    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

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    About Stacy Cordes

    Admitted: 1991, North Carolina

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    • 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2019 named by Business North Carolina Magazine among North Carolina’s Legal Elite in the area of Bankruptcy
    • AV Rated Attorney

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Superior Court Certified Mediator

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Chair, 1995-1996
    • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Law and Society Committee Vice-Chair, 2014-2015
    • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1997-2002
    • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Law and Society Committee Chair, 2015-2016
    • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, 26th Judicial District, 1992-Present
    • North Carolina Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2001-2003
    • North Carolina Bar Association, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council, Secretary, 1995-1997
    • North Carolina Bar Association, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council, Chair, 1997-1998
    • North Carolina Bar Association, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council, Chair – Hall of Fame Committee – 1998-1999
    • North Carolina Bar Association, 1992-Present

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Served in various positions and on the PTA boards at Selwyn Elementary, Alexander Graham Middle School and Myers Park High School
    • Member, Sunday School teacher and former Deacon, Westminster Presbyterian Church
    • Board of Directors of Olde Providence Swim and Racquet Club and as Board Secretary

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker, bankruptcy-related topics

    Educational Background:

    • B.A., Wake Forest University, 1988

    Industry Groups

    • Bankruptcy
    • Debtor-Creditor
    • Lender Workout
    • Litigation
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    Office Location for Stacy C. Cordes

    122 Cherokee Road
    Suite 1
    Charlotte, NC 28207

    Phone: 704-332-3282

    Fax: 704-332-3324

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    Last Updated: 8/3/2020

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