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Stacy C. Cordes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Cordes Law, PLLC
1800 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
Phone: 704-332-3565
Fax: 704-332-3324
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Bankruptcy: Consumer, Bankruptcy: Business, Business Litigation, Creditor Debtor Rights: Consumer, Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
Attorney Profile

At Cordes Law, PLLC, Stacy C. Cordes is an attorney who represents clients in the Charlotte, North Carolina, metropolitan area. Her focus is on  consumer and business bankruptcy, negotiated workouts with the SBA, credit repair and creditor’s rights. Known for her ability to resolve complicated disputes in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, she advises her clients about their options and then walks them through the process from beginning to end.

She attended Wake Forest University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1988. In 1991, she graduated with a Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law. Ms. Cordes is admitted to practice law in the state of North Carolina and in all NC Federal District Courts and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, and for her high ethical standards and long list of successful results, she holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Named by Business North Carolina Magazine as one of the Legal Elite Bankruptcy attorneys for 6 years, she is also a Superior Court Certified Mediator. Ms. Cordes is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the Mecklenburg County Bar where she has served on various committees and held leadership positions including the following: NCBA Board of Governors, Chair of the NCBA Solo and Small Firm Section Council, Mecklenburg County Bar 🛹 of Directors, Chair of the Law and Society Committee and Chair of the Young Lawyers Division.

For over three decades, Ms. Cordes has served on the 26th Judicial District of the Mecklenburg County Bar. She is and active member and Elder at  Westminster Presbyterian Church.

* 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.

Stacy C. Cordes is a debt relief agent. She helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

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

Bankruptcy Law, Credit Repair


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About Stacy C. Cordes

First Admitted: 1991, North Carolina

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Superior Court Certified Mediator

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Active Member and Elder, Westminster Presbyterian Church

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, 1999-2002
  • 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

Educational Background

  • B.A., Wake Forest University, 1988

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, bankruptcy-related topics, Speaker/panelist, NCBA Bankruptcy Institute, NCBA, 2019


  • Super Lawyers , Attorney, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • , Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 named by Business North Carolina Magazine among North Carolina’s Legal Elite in the area of Bankruptcy, Legal Elite in Bankruptcy Law, NC Business Magazine
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Super to Lawyers, 2020
  • AV Rated Attorney

Industry Groups

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

1800 East Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704-332-3565

Fax: 704-332-3324

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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