Managing Shareholder and Attorney

Our founding attorney, Melissa Youngman, is licensed to practice in the state of Florida. For nearly two decades, Melissa has proudly represented people and businesses throughout the state of Florida.

Melissa's practice focuses on bankruptcy, business law, estate planning, and contracts, including:

  • Representation of Individual & Business Debtors in Bankruptcy (Chapters 7, 11, 13 and the new subchapter V for small businesses)

  • Creditor Rights in Bankruptcy

  • Landlord Rights in Bankruptcy

  • Representation of Trustees in all Types of Bankruptcy Litigation

  • Representation of Assignees, Assignors, and Creditors in Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors under Section 727 of the Florida Statutes

  • Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Estate Planning

  • Contract Drafting, Review, Negotiation, and Related Litigation

  • Outside General Counsel Services

  • Entertainment Law 

  • Legal Research & Writing Services for Other Lawyers & Law Firms

Melissa is also a frequent speaker on a variety of legal topics. Representative speaking engagements include:

  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Southeastern Bankruptcy Workshop - 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 - Moderator and/or Panelist

  • ABI Annual Spring Meeting 2015 - Panelist

  • National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees Annual Conference 2014 - Panelist

  • Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association Seminar 2011 - Panelist

  • Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal Symposium 2011 - Panelist

Melissa is committed to making a positive social impact in the Central Florida community. She has volunteered as Guardian ad Litem for the 18th Judicial Circuit of Florida (Seminole County), as a Junior League member, and is currently a member of her church choir at the Catholic parish of St. Mary Magdalen in Altamonte Springs, Florida.


721 Maitland Avenue
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

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