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John R. Bollinger

John Bollinger is a Shareholder at the Boleman Law Firm and is a Vice President in the firm. He is currently the Partner in Charge of the Newport News Office. He has been practicing bankruptcy law since 2000 and joined Boleman Law in 2004. He specializes in complex consumer bankruptcy issues.

John was raised in Oneonta, New York. He currently lives in Williamsburg with his wife and two daughters. John enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and visiting the beach.

 

Education

  • Associate in Science, Criminal Justice, State University of New York, College of Technology at Farmingdale, 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, State University of New York, College at Oneonta, 1992
  • Juris Doctor, T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, 2000

Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Virginia

Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Sponsorships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Education Director of Consumer Bankruptcy Committee, 2017- present
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • Virginia State Bar, Bankruptcy Section
  • Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association, President 2014-2015
  • Richmond Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Newport News Bar Association

Professional Recognitions and Offices

Speaking Engagements and Authorships

  • Panelist at the 2021 American Bankruptcy Institute Winter Leadership Conference, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
  • Panelist at the 2021 Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop Conference, in Palm Beach, Florida, “A year in Review of COVID Legislation that Impacted Bankruptcy and What is on the Horizon for Future Bankruptcy Legislation”
  • Panelist on a Webinar with the American Bankruptcy Institute, “Does the Math Checkout? Subtracting Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 and Adding Chapter 10 under the Consumer Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2020”
  • Panelist on a 2020 Webinar with the American Bankruptcy Institute, “Collections Gone Bankrupt”
  • Bass, Michelle, Bollinger, John, et al., Thorny Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases, Second Edition, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2019
  • Panelist at the 2018 Winter Leadership Conference, in Scottsdale Arizona, “Access to Justice Revisited: Getting Chapter 7 Debtor Counsel Paid”
  • Panelist on a 2017 Webinar collaboration with the National Creditor Bar Association and American Bankruptcy Institute, “Collections Gone Bankrupt”
  • Panelist at the 2015 Southwest Conference in Las Vegas Nevada, “Consumer Great Debate: Unbundling of services through an engagement agreement in the context of consumer bankruptcy”
  • Panelist at the 2016 Southwest Conference in Las Vegas Nevada, “Business Development and Marketing your Practice”
  • Panelist at the 2015 Southwest Conference in Las Vegas Nevada, “Consumer Great Debate: Unbundling of services through an engagement agreement in the context of consumer bankruptcy”
  • Panelist at the 2013 Southwest Conference in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, Roundtable discussion regarding the proposed national uniform plan and the impact on your Chapter 13 practice
  • Panelist at the 2013 TBBA 21st Annual Seminar in Norfolk, Virginia, “Recent Developments- Case Law Updates”
  • Panelist at the 2012 Southwest Conference in Las Vegas Nevada, “Bankruptcy: Where Marriage, divorce and civil unions create a dichotomy of issues”
  • Panelist at the 2011 Southwest Conference in Las Vegas Nevada, “Consumer Cases: Think before you File”
  • Guest Speaker on Consumer Bankruptcy Issues at J. Sargeant Reynolds (March 2012, April 2012 and March 2013) and T.C. Williams School of Law (2009 Spring Term, 2010 Spring Term and 2011 Spring Term)
  • Panelist at the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association, 2010, “The State of the Chapter 13 Plan and other recent developments;”
  • Panelist at the 2010 Virginia Bar Association 13th Annual VBA Bankruptcy Law Conference at the Sanderling in Duck, North Carolina, “Confirmation in the Commonwealth: Understanding the Virginia Statewide Chapter 13 Plan”
  • Guest Speaker at the Richmond Police Department, 2009, “Credit Reporting Issues”
  • Guest Speaker at Judy Boone Realty, 2008, “Foreclosure Crisis and Bankruptcy”
  • Guest Speaker at Long & Foster, 2008, “Foreclosure Crisis and Bankruptcy”
  • Guest Speaker at the 2008 Virginia Propane Gas Association Summer Meeting, “What’s Legal and What’s Not in Debt Collection Practices and Other Legal Issues”
  • Guest Speaker at the Suffolk Rotary, 2007 “Credit Reporting Issues”
  • Panelist at the 2006 National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees Annual Conference, “Do I Still Have a Practice?”
  • Panelist at the 2005 Virginia Governors Conference on Housing, “The New World of Bankruptcy Beginning October 17, 2005”
  • Panelist at the 2004 Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Fall Meeting, “Electronic Court Filing and Electronic Delivery Today”

Articles Authored by John R. Bollinger

 

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