Mary Beth Ausbrooks

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Nashville, TN

Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC
 | 1222 16th Avenue South, Suite 12
Nashville, TN 37212-2926
Phone: 615-242-3996
Fax: 615-690-3119
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014, 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer
Attorney Profile

Mary Beth Ausbrooks is a Tennessee bankruptcy lawyer and a board-certified specialist in consumer bankruptcy law. After earning her BBA in accounting from Tennessee State University in 1993, she went on to graduate with her J.D. from the University of Memphis School of Law in 1996.  She is licensed to practice in the State of Tennessee, the Middle District of Tennessee, the Sixth Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Ausbrooks is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees. She also has served as president, vice president and secretary of the Middle Tennessee Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and as Tennessee State Chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.  She served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.  Presently, she serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Certification and serves as Chair for the Standards Committee.

Ms. Ausbrooks is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education seminars.  In the past few years, she has presented on the effect of bankruptcy on domestic relations law for the Rutherford/Cannon Bar and for the Nashville Bar Association. She has presented on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 topics for the American Bankruptcy Institute, Law Review CLE, National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.  Ms. Ausbrooks has lead numerous seminars for new and seasoned practitioners held locally and nationally. 

Ms. Ausbrooks is the sole owner of Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC. Located in Nashville, her law firm assists individuals and families throughout Middle Tennessee with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions, foreclosure defense and other related debt-relief matters.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Bankruptcy
Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2014, 2019 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2011

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About Mary Ausbrooks

Admitted: 1996, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: http://www.rothschildbklaw.com/Bio/MaryAusbrooks.asp

Honors/Awards:

  • AVVO, Client's Choice Award , 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyer for Mid-South, 2014, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • The News, Nashville, Tennessee, Saluting 23 Nashville Women in Law , 2011
  • AVVO, Rating 10.0 - Top Attorney
  • American Board of Certification, Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist, 2007
  • Tennessee Supreme Court, Approved Mentor Certification , 2016
  • National Association of Consumer Bankrtupcy Attorneys, NACBA Appellate Award , 2016
  • National Association of Consumer Bankrtupcy Attorneys, Distinguished Service Award , 2014
  • Nashville Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Bankruptcy, 2007
  • Board Certified Specialist in Consumer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Associate Attorney, Walker & Associates, P.C., Goodlettsville, Tennessee (1996-1999)
  • Associate Attorney, The Fleming Law Firm, Springfield, Tennessee (1999-2000)
  • Associate Attorney, Roehrig & Associates, P.C., Gallatin, Tennessee (2000-2005)
  • Attorney/Owner, Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC, Nashville, Tennessee (2008-)
  • Managing Attorney, Clark & Washington, P.C., Nashville, Tennessee (2005-2008)
  • Middle Tennessee Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member/President
  • Legal Aid Society and Nashville Pro Bono Program, Leadership Cabinet (2011-2018)
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member (1996 -)
  • Nashville Bar Association, Member (1996 -)
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, Member
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member, former member of the Board of Directors and former State Chair (2009 -)
  • American Board of Certification, Board of Directors, Chair of the Standards Committee and Secretary (2007 -)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Strategies for Consumer Bankruptcy Appeals Aspatore Guiding Clients Through the Bankruptcy Appeals Process, Co-author, 2012
  • Materials presented at seminars conducted by NACBA, NACTT, ABI, SBLI, Nashville Bar Association and other organizations regarding consumer bankrutpcy issues.
  • Best Practices for Filing Chapter 13 Aspatore Successful Strategies and Processes for Chapter 13 Filings, Co-author, 2019
  • Best Practices for Filing Chapter 13 Aspatore Successful Strategies and Processes for Chapter 13 Filings, Co-author, 2013

Representative Clients:

  • In re Kimbro -- determination that unencumbered vehicles are entitled to ownership allowance
  • In re Petro -- determination of Disposable Monthly Income

Videos:

  • If you need to file for Chapter 13, there are many rules you must follow. We can help you make decision and follow all the rules.  If you need to file for Chapter 7, there are many options you’ll have to decide. We can walk with you as you look at all the choices.  Can you keep you house and car when filing for bankruptcy? We can help you understand your options and we’ll protect you as we go through the process. Rothschild & Ausbrooks, 615-242-3996, www.rothschildbklaw.com/, Chapter 13, Chapter 7, and Automatic Stays

Educational Background:

  • University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee, J.D, 1996
  • Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, Tennessee, A.S., Business and Commerce, Summa cum Laude, 1991
  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, B.B.A., Accounting, Summa cum Laude, 1993
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Office Location for Mary Beth Ausbrooks

1222 16th Avenue South
Suite 12
Nashville, TN 37212-2926

Phone: 615-242-3996

Fax: 615-690-3119

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Last Updated: 6/18/2019

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