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Amanda Erin Deberry

Amanda Erin DeBerry

Amanda is a Shareholder of Boleman Law Firm and manages the Richmond office’s post-filing department. She primarily practices in the firm’s Richmond office, however, she covers dockets and litigates cases in the Richmond, Newport News, and Norfolk Bankruptcy Courts. Her primary practice is post-filing issues and litigation, including managing the motion for relief and objection dockets. Amanda has litigated numerous matters, including the dischargeability of obligations arising from divorce, landlord-tenant, and business debts.

Amanda coordinates the pro bono efforts for the Richmond office and is a regular speaker at continuing legal education conferences. In 2017, she was selected as the Young Lawyer of the Year by the Richmond Bar Association. Amanda is licensed to practice in Texas and Virginia and is admitted to the Eastern District of Virginia District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts.

Amanda lives in Richmond, with her dog Willow, and enjoys playing sports and traveling in her free time.



  • Bachelor of Arts, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • Juris Doctor, William & Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, VA

Professional Memberships and Offices

  • Richmond Bar Association,
    • Member-at-Large of the Bankruptcy Section Executive Committee
    • Co-chair 2016 Bench-Bar Conference
    • Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee
    • Chair of the Young Lawyers Section, 2018-2019
    • Chair-Elect of the Young Lawyers Section, 2017-18
    • Secretary of the Young Lawyers Section, 2016-17
  • Virginia Bar Association,
    • Liaison to the Bankruptcy Section, Young Lawyers Division 2016-2017
    • Member, Bankruptcy Section Council
  • Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association

Speaking Engagements and Authorships

  • “Chapter 13 Potpourri: Mortgage Issues, Structuring a Plan, and DSO Obligations” – TBBA Seminar, Norfolk, VA (2018)
  • “Litigating Contested Matters in Consumer Cases” – VSB Annual Bankruptcy Seminar, Fairfax, VA (2018)
  • “Getting a Discharge: Loan Modifications and other Post-confirmation issues in Chapter 13” – VBA Bankruptcy Conference, Williamsburg, VA (2017)
  • “Married but Filing Single” – NACTT, Seattle, WA (2017)
  • “Pro Bono Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics” – RBA Bankruptcy Section, Richmond, VA (2015)
  • “In Jeopardy? What is Substantial and Unanticipated” – VSB Bankruptcy Law News (Summer 2017)
  • “Pro Se Debtors: Deficiencies, Inefficiencies, and Possible Solutions” – VSB Bankruptcy Law News (Winter 2014)

Articles Authored by Amanda Erin DeBerry


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