2022 Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights Q&A
Boleman Law Firm PC, Richmond
Education: Bachelor’s degree, Virginia Commonwealth University; law degree, University of Richmond
Family: I am married to the most incredible husband ever, and we have two awesome teenagers.
Career mentors: I have been so fortunate throughout my legal career that it is not possible for me to list all of my career mentors within the maximum word count. Since my time as a law student, there have been so many amazing practitioners and judges who have consistently supported, encouraged and inspired me.
Most recent book read: “10 Seconds of Insane Courage: How to Unlock Your Courage to Unleash Your Potential,” by Garrett Gravesen
Your dream client: A person that needs my help and appreciates my service
You’ve spoken and written about remote court hearings and remote practice. Do you think it’s here to stay? How has it affected your work? I strongly believe (and hope) that remote practice is here to stay. The ability to meet with clients and appear in court remotely have been game changers for my practice. My clients also benefit from being able to receive the help they need more efficiently and in a manner that is less disruptive to their daily schedules.
What is the biggest current challenge for bankruptcy lawyers? Bankruptcy filings have declined significantly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to decreased revenue for bankruptcy practitioners and made it difficult for them to continue to operate as they have previously.