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."

2013 Board of Directors Election
Please click here to view bios for the CBA board candidates.

Case Law Update presentation from the 2013 Veteran's Day Conference
Tom DeCarlo has graciously agreed to share the entire Case Law Update presentation from the 2013 Veteran's Day Conference. As is the case each year, there is just never enough time to get through all the material in the time allotted - so here it is!

Thank You Letters
Please click here to view thank you letters from organizations that CBA supports.


If you are already a CBA Member you know the benefits! However if you are not a CBA Member but would like to join, now is the time. Membership is only $50 per year which may entitle you to receive discounted rates when registering for CBA hosted dinner meetings, educational seminars, and events scheduled throughout the year! In the past the CBA has co-sponsored with organizations such as the American Bar Institute and ICLE. The discounted rate for any one of these seminars alone would pay for your membership!

If you are not currently a CBA Member, but would like to join the CBA, our annual membership fee is $50 per person. Click here and follow the "Join CBA" prompt.

If you would like to renew your CBA Membership Click here and follow the "Re-New Membership" prompt.

If you prefer to join or renew by mail please send us the Enrollment Form with your check make payable to the CBA.

News & Events

October 9, 2015

Due to over scheduling the Pub Crawl on October 9, 2015 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in the spring.
Check back for a new date and time!

Attorney Forum
October 12, 2015

The Detroit Chapter 13 Trustees cordially invite you to the Attorney Forum on October 12, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. at the Offices of David Wm. Ruskin, 26555 Evergreen Road, Suite 1100, Southfield, MI 48076.
Participating in this Attorney Forum will be Chief Judge Phillip J. Shefferly, Assistant U.S. Trustee, Paul J. Randel, Michael Stevenson and Karen Evangelista on behalf of the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel, as well as Krispen Carroll, Tammy Terry and David Ruskin.
For more information please see the attached flyer.

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