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John R. Bollinger

John Bollinger is the Vice President and Partner in Charge of the Hampton Office. He has been practicing bankruptcy law since 2000 and joined Boleman Law in 2004. He specializes in complex consumer bankruptcy issues.

John is a frequent speaker and panelist on bankruptcy issues at local, regional and national organizations. He has addressed the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, T. C. Williams School of Law, Virginia Bar Association (VBA), Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association (TBBA), Virginia Governors Conference on Housing, the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees, Virginia Trial Lawyer’s Association, as well a number of civic and business organizations.

John was raised in Oneonta, New York. He currently lives in Williamsburg with his wife and two daughters. John enjoys playing soccer, golfing and fishing.



  • AAS Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Farmingdale, Farmingdale, NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
  • Juris Doctor, T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, VOLO Editor
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • Virginia State Bar, Bankruptcy Section
  • Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association, President
  • Richmond Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Newport News Bar Association


  • Bass, Michelle, Bollinger, John, et al. Thorny Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases. Second Edition. American Bankruptcy Institute. 2019.


  • Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star- Bankruptcy 2010, 2011


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

Articles Authored by John R. Bollinger


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