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Mark C. Leffler

Mark Leffler, Shareholder and Chief Legal Officer, joined Boleman Law Firm in 2000. Mark has spent most of his career litigating in Bankruptcy Court, including bringing numerous actions against debt collectors, mortgage companies, and predatory lenders in bankruptcy. He currently focuses his practice on federal consumer protection litigation, mostly under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mark is President of the NACTT Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy Education, is a frequent author for the NACTT Academy’s webzine, and has served as a panelist at numerous national legal conferences such as the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees (NACTT) and the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC). Mark is AV® rated by Martindale Hubbell, he was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in bankruptcy and debtor rights, and he is a frequent speaker and author on bankruptcy matters for Virginia CLE programs.

Mark was raised in Williamsburg, VA, and lives in Norfolk, VA with his wife, Leigh, and two children. In his free time, he enjoys staying physically active, regularly training in powerlifting, snow skiing during the winter, and traveling with his wife.

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Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Eastern Mennonite College, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Juris Doctor, Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Consumer Advocates
  • National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
  • Virginia State Bar, Bankruptcy Section
  • Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section

Speaking Engagements and Authorships

  • Panelist, National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees annual seminar, 2009-2020
  • Panelist, “Mediation in Commercial and Consumer Cases”, Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association Annual Seminar, 2020
  • Panelist, “ABCs of Consumer Protection”, Hampton Bar Association, 2019
  • Panelist, “FDCPA Violations Arising from Filing a Proof of Claim in Bankruptcy: What does Midland v. Johnson Mean?”, Consumer Rights Litigation Conference, 2018
  • Featured Author, “Inside the Minds: Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy Strategies, Leading Lawyers on Filing Chapter 7 Cases in Today’s Consumer Bankruptcy Climate” (2012 ed.), published by Thomson Reuters.
  • Speaker and author on bankruptcy matters for Virginia state and local bar CLE programs
  • Co-author, “Bankruptcy Practice in Virginia”, a Virginia CLE Publication
  • Former Editor, Virginia State Bar Bankruptcy Section’s Bankruptcy Law News

Community Sponsorships

  • Karate for Christ International, Inc., Board of Directors

Professional Recognitions and Offices

  • President, NACTT Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy Education, 2016 – Present
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute’s Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy – Chapter 7 Committee
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Debtor Rights, 2018-2020
  • Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine, 2007-2012
  • Editor, Bankruptcy Law News (VSB Bankruptcy Section), 2010 to 2013
  • Casenotes Editor, Bankruptcy Law News (VSB Bankruptcy Section), 2007 – 2010
  • Member, Local Rules Committee, Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Member, Liaison Committee, Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division

Articles Authored by Mark C. Leffler

 

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