Jeffrey H. Bigelman

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • District Court—Eastern District of Michigan
  • District Court—Western District of Michigan
  • Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit Court

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Business Consulting
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law

Member

  • State Bar of Michigan (Real Property Section)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Construction Law & Litigation Sections)
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Committee to Draft Local Bankruptcy Rules for the Eastern District of Michigan: “ECF”
  • Michigan Super Lawyers & Rising Stars 2008-2015 (More Information)
  • The Federalist Society

Published Decisions

  • In re Colvin, 288 B.R. 477 (Bankr. E.D. Mich. 2003)
  • In re Vinson, 337 B.R. 147 (Bankr. E.D. Mich. 2006)
  • Vinson v Dakmak, 347 B.R. 620 (E.D. Mich. 2006)
  • In re Araj, 371 B.R. 240 (E.D. Mich. 2007).
  • In re Melhouse, 469 B.R. 694 (E.D. Mich. 2012)

Education

  • Eastern Michigan University (B.S., cum laude, Economics, 1997)
  • Wayne State University (J.D., 2000).
  • Intern: Honorable Ray Reynolds Graves [Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan]
  • Intern: Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office

Seminars

  • September 29, 2009 – Sterling Educational Services “Collection Techniques and Evaluating the Collection Claim”
  • April 27, 2010 – Washtenaw Bar Association, “Avoiding Land Mines in Bankruptcy”
  • May 24, 2010 – National Business Institute “The basics of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy”
  • September 6, 2011 – Sterling Educational Services “Evaluating the Collection Claim”
  • August 21, 2013 – National Business Institute “What a Trustee is looking for in your filing”
  • December 8, 2015 – Sterling Education Services “How Bankruptcy Law Affects Landlords and Tenants”
  • December 6, 2016 – Sterling Education Services “Evictions: When the Agreement Ends…For Better or Worse”