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Blake Y. Boyette

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Buckmiller, Boyette & Frost, PLLC
4700 Six Forks Rd, Suite 150
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: 919-296-8916
Fax: 919-977-7101
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Bankruptcy: Consumer, Bankruptcy: Business, Civil Litigation: Defense, Tax: Business
Attorney Profile

An attorney with Buckmiller, Boyette & Frost, PLLC, Blake Y. Boyette represents clients in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the surrounding metropolitan area. His practice areas include tax law, nonbankruptcy restructuring and workouts, business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy, consumer protection litigation and agriculture law. A board-certified specialist in both consumer bankruptcy and business bankruptcy, he is one of only 65 lawyers in the state given this distinction by the North Carolina State Bar, and Business North Carolina magazine named him a Legal Elite.

In 2008, Mr. Boyette graduated from the University of Virginia with distinction and a Bachelor of Arts as a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He then attended law school at the University of Richmond School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude with his Juris Doctor in 2011. While in law school, he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the McNeill Law Society, and a Lead Articles Editor for the University of Richmond Law Review.

Mr. Boyette is a member of the Wake County Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Over the last decade, he is proud to have worked with the farmers of eastern North Carolina to help them resolve financial issues that are often caused by difficulties in finding financing, falling commodity prices and natural disasters.

Admitted to practice in both North Carolina and Virginia, Mr. Boyette is also admitted to practice before several federal courts. These include the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Bankruptcy: Consumer
  • 30%Bankruptcy: Business
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Tax: Business
Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Credit Repair, Tax Law


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About Blake Y. Boyette

First Admitted: 2011, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Business North Carolina, Legal Elite
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2019 – 2021)
  • CALI Academic Excellence Awards in Criminal Law and Virginia Procedure

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy Law
  • Board Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law

Educational Background

  • University of Virginia, B.A. in History, with Distinction, Coleman-Witt Scholarship (2006–2008), National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2004–2008)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “Jumping Through Hoops: Secured Creditors’ Entitlement to Post-Petition Default Interest,” DISCLOSURE STATEMENT, North Carolina Bar Association (Winter 2016)
  • University of Richmond Law Review, Lead Articles Editor

Bar/Professional Activity

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • US District Court Eastern District of North Carolina – 2012
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • North Carolina, 2012
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Virginia, 2011
  • US District Court Middle District of North Carolina - 2018
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Office Location for Blake Y. Boyette

4700 Six Forks Rd
Suite 150
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: 919-296-8916

Fax: 919-977-7101

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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