Richard D. Granvold – Western Washington Bankruptcy Attorney

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of Bellevue High School 1976 (Bellevue, Wa.)
  • Associate of Arts Degree from Bellevue Community College 1978 (Bellevue, Wa.)
  • B.A. in Arts from University of Washington 1981 (Seattle, Wa.)
  • J.D. Cum Laude from University of Puget Sound 1986 ( Tacoma, Wa.)
  • J.D. Cum Laude from Seattle University 1986 (Seattle, Wa.) Seattle University bought Univ of Puget Sound and issued

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Practicing Bankruptcy solo practice since 1990 in Western Washington 100% practice limited to bankruptcy both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13
  • Filed over 5,509 Bankruptcy Petitions as of 12-3-2013 on courts computer docket system; which assuming 50% married is approximately 8,263 persons filed

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • King County Bar Lawyer Referral

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE IN FOLLOWING JURISDICTIONS

  • Washington State Courts (1987)
  • Western District of Washington Federal Court (1987)
  • Eastern District of Washington Federal Court (1997)

BANKRUPTCY SEMINARS RECENTLY ATTENDED (partial list set forth below)

NW Bankruptcy Institute (27th Annual) (April 25-26, 2014)

  • NW Bankruptcy Institute (This seminar is held yearly and is the largest bankruptcy seminar in the Northwest and attended by a majority of all bankruptcy judges and attorneys in this 5 state region) Every year attended with few exceptions since 1990 including the 26 Annual 2013, and the prior seminars including the 25, 24 , 23 , 22 , 21 , 20 , etc
  • Best Practices from the Chapter 13 Trustee’s Office (2013)
  • The Attorney-Client Relationship (2012)
  • Flat Fee Agreements and the RPC’s (2012)
  • Complex Bankruptcy Issues (2010)
  • Bankruptcy Law Special Cases (2010)
  • Managing E-Discovery (2010)
  • The Means-Test What you need to know (2009)
  • Bankruptcy Reform Update 1 year later (2008)