Craig S. Schoenherr, Sr.
12900 Hall Rd Ste 350
Sterling Heights, MI 48313
Phone: (586) 997-6458
Fax: (586) 726-1560

Brian Joel Small
Vice President
30150 Telegraph Rd Ste 444
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Phone: (248) 645-1700
Fax: (248) 633-0036

Dennis A. Brodsky, ESQ.
A Fresh Slate
24100 Southfield Road, Ste 203
Southfield, MI 48075
Phone: (248) 440-2380
Fax: (248) 723-5941

David W. Ruskin
26555 Evergreen Rd Ste 1100
Southfield, MI 48076
Phone: (248) 352-7755
Fax: (248) 352-2902

Board of Directors
Michael P. Hogan
23938 Research Dr Ste 300
Farmington Hills, MI 48335-2605
Phone: (248) 539-7400
Fax: (248) 377-0800

Caralyce M. Lassner
Caralyce M. Lassner, JD, PC
8900 E 13 Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48093
Phone: (248) 723-6100
Fax: (586) 254-5109

Heather D. McGivern
Orlans Associates PC
1650 W Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: (248) 502-1548
Fax: (248) 502-1339

Kim M. Rattet, Esq.
31440 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 200
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone: (248) 723-5582
Fax: (248) 642-5576

Charles J. Schneider
Charles J. Schneider PC
39319 Plymouth Rd Ste 1
Livonia, MI 48150
Phone: (734) 591-4890
Fax: (734) 328-6006

Mark H. Shapiro
Steinberg Shapiro & Clark
25925 Telegraph Road
Suite 203
Southfield, MI 48033
Phone: (248) 352-4700
Fax: (248) 352-4488

David J. Montera
P.O. Box 8108
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: (248) 851-5035
Fax: (248) 539-2163

Erik K. Buckstad
1755 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 1
Troy, MI 48084
Phone: (248) 822-4800
Fax: (248) 822-7130

Mission Statement

"Through continuing education, training, and open discourse the Consumer Bankruptcy Association seeks to promote excellence and civility in the practice of Consumer Bankruptcy Law."

Speaking Event Held on April 26, 2016

Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Association's speaking event held on April 26, 2016 at the Westin Hotel in Southfield, Michigan was a success. "In The Money Without Being Taken Down By It" featured Chief Judge Phillip J. Shefferly and Mark H. Shapiro who had a conversation with Ryan Broyles and Ron Bellamy, two former Detroit Lions who maximized their financial circumstances to ensure they could hold on to their good fortune. They discussed living within your means, even when your means are generous, as well as taking advantage of secondary choices when your original career plans change.

After the Program, Mark Shapiro sent the following thank you to the panelists: "I know I am sounding like a broken record, but I just had to tell you guys one more time what a fantastic job you did last night. Everyone I talked to, from the Board and members of the Consumer Bankruptcy Association, to my 13 year old daughter and her best friend were fascinated with what you had to say and understood the lessons you'd learned and were sharing with the group. You guys were just awesome. Most importantly of all, I think Ron said at one point that when people meet him, he wanted them to see and treat him as a person first, and a former NFL player second. Not to minimize your careers as athletes, but what you guys did last night made people appreciate your minds and smart decisions far more than your talents as athletes."

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