Paul Swanson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Oshkosh, WI

Steinhilber Swanson LLP
 | 107 Church Street, Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: 920-235-6690
Fax: 920-426-5530
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (50%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (30%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Paul Swanson is a partner at Steinhilber Swanson LLP representing both businesses and individuals in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and the surrounding areas. His practice is focused on cases of foreclosure defense, receiverships, collection matters, agricultural restructuring, business workouts and bankruptcy and insolvency law. The Board of Legal Specialization has certified him as a bankruptcy specialist in business and consumer bankruptcy, and he limits representation mostly to debtors.

An experienced and engaging speaker, Mr. Swanson has presented to the State Bar of Wisconsin, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. He is currently a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bar Association and the 7th Circuit Bar Association.

In 1977, Mr. Swanson obtained a bachelor's in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, then attended the University of Wisconsin Law School to earn a Juris Doctor in 1979. Since then, he has handled Chapter 13 repayment plans, Chapter 7 liquidations, Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 12 farm reorganizations for debtors.

Mr. Swanson is admitted to practice in the state of Wisconsin and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin. In giving back to his community, he has worked with the Mercy Medical Center Foundation, the American Red Cross, Forward Oshkosh, the Center for Community Partnerships, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Alumni Association and the Oshkosh Yacht Club.

Mr. Swanson is a debt relief agent. He helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (50%): Bankruptcy Law

Creditor Debtor Rights (30%): Collections, Foreclosure

Business Litigation (20%)

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Collections, Foreclosure

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005, 2007 - 2019

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About Paul Swanson

Admitted: 1979, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.steinhilberswanson.com/Our-People/Paul-G-Swanson...

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected to Super Lawyers Since 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified (ABBC) in both Business and Consumer Bankruptcy, 1993
  • Board Certified Bankruptcy Specialist

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Wisconsin, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1990
  • 7th Circuit Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Treasurer, 2015 - 2016
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Young Lawyers Division, President
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors’ Rights Section, Member, 1999 - Present
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member of the Board of Governors, 2006 - Present
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member of the Board of Governors, 1987 - 1995
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors’ Rights Section, Member of the Board of Directors, 1999 - 2006
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, President, 2004 - 2005
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Member, 1994 - Present
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Bar Association, Member of the Board of Directors, 2003 - 2009
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Member of the Board of Directors, 1994 - 2006
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Central States Advisory Board, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mercy Medical Center Foundation, Past Member Board of Directors
  • American Red Cross, Past Member Board of Directors
  • Forward Oshkosh, Past Member
  • Center for Community Partnerships, Past Member Board of Directors
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Alumni Association, Past Member Board of Directors
  • Oshkosh Yacht Club, Former Member Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Speaker, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Speaker, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, B.B.A. - 1977

Industry Groups

  • 7th Circuit Bar Assn.
  • ABI
  • NABT
  • NABT
Office Location for Paul Swanson

107 Church Street
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Phone: 920-235-6690

Fax: 920-426-5530

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Last Updated: 4/10/2019

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