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JIM HALLER

Exceptional Representation

Since 1993, Jim has been providing consumers with unparalleled legal services. He will walk you through each step of your case, taking care of any questions you may have along the way. With Jim you will feel comfortable, safe, and confident. Get in touch with us today — we look forward to hearing from you.

 

EDUCATION

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WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

Jim received his Juris Doctor in 1993 from Washington University School of Law.

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CARLETON COLLEGE

In 1989 Jim received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Carleton College in Northfield Minnesota.

 

NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED LEADERSHIP

 

PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS

In 2017 Jim served as President of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the largest bar association for consumer bankruptcy attorneys in the United States.

AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY COMMISSION

Jim serves as a committee member on the Commission which will be suggesting changes to the Bankruptcy Law to Congress and the Judiciary.

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JUSTICE SERVED

The Experienced Choice

Jim has successfully represented clients from state court to the United States Supreme Court.  He is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the 7th and 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and in the states of Illinois and Missouri.

 

PEER RECOGNITION

Jim has been recognized by his peers and elected a Super Lawyer and a member of Leading Lawyers.

 

PUBLICATIONS INCLUDE:

-James J. Haller, Supreme Court Cases Every Bankruptcy Attorney Should Know-Part Two, Consumer Bankruptcy Journal, Summer 2021.


-James J. Haller, Supreme Court Cases Every Bankruptcy Attorney Should Know, Consumer Bankruptcy Journal, Winter 2020.


-James J. Haller, When Bankruptcy Intersects with Criminal Law, Consumer Bankruptcy Journal, Winter 2020.


-James J. Haller, Bankruptcy Courts are Divided on the Definition of a "Timely" Filing of Creditor Matrix Under Rule 3002(c)(6)(A), Consumer Bankruptcy Journal, Fall 2020.


-James J. Haller, Dude!  Do I Still Have To Pay For My Car...Post-Confirmation?, Consumer Bankruptcy Journal, Fall 2020.

-James J. Haller, Reimbursement of Advances for Pre-Petition Fees and Costs in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy Journal, 30, Winter 2018.

-James J. Haller, Disclosure of Post-Petition Claims in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy Journal, 20, Winter 2018.

- James J. Haller and Orlando Velazquez, How to File a Late Claim in a Chapter 13 Case, XXXVI ABI Journal 4,

50, 110, April 2017.

-James J. Haller and Tara Twomey, Debt Collectors Should Not Get a Free Pass in Bankruptcy, XXXIV ABI

Journal 11, 30-31, 71 (November 2015).

-James J. Haller, Creativity Alive in Chapter 13 Plans after Espinosa, XXX ABI Journal 3, 40, 94 (April 2011).

-James J. Haller, Rachel A. Hill, William A. Mueller, Chapter One: Getting a Consumer Bankruptcy Started in

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice, 1-1 to 1-36 (IICLE, 2011).

-James J. Haller & William A. Mueller, The New Bankruptcy Law: A Consumer Lawyer’s Guide, 93 Ill.B.J. 9, 454-

460 (2005).

-James J. Haller, What Till vs. SCS Credit Corp. Means for Your Chapter 13 Clients, 92 Ill.B.J. 9, 478-482 (2004).