About

The Law Offices of Craig Zimmerman is Federally designated as a Debt Relief Agency.
We assist clients in legally resolving unsecured debt, tax problems, law suits and judgments.  

Professional Profiles

Craig Zimmerman

Managing Attorney

Craig Zimmerman has been a practicing attorney for over 17 years. He is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and California but maintains an of-counsel relationship with attorneys in all states in which we accept clients. Mr. Zimmerman earned his Juris Doctor in 1992 and a Masters Degree in Tax Law in 1993. He began his career as a consumer debtor bankruptcy attorneys where he consulted and represented thousands of individuals and small businesses in all chapters of bankruptcy. Mr. Zimmerman, now recognized as a leading consumer debtor attorney, moved in-house and represented several prominent auto finance companies where he was responsible for their collections, bankruptcy, loss recovery and litigation departments. Mr. Zimmerman moved back into private practice and and now the firm focuses on representing clients in bankruptcy, tax and consumer advocacy matters. As a result, Mr. Zimmerman has experience with both sides of the fence, debtor and creditor, and has a keen understanding of both sides of the credit world. This experience matters most when you have a credit, debt or tax problem.

Doug Scott

Education

B.A., University of Texas at Austin (1994)

J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, TX (1997)

Memberships

The State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

United States District Courts, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas

Consumer and Commercial Law Section of the State Bar of Texas

Texas Creditors Bar Association

College of the State Bar of Texas

American Mensa

Honors

Board Certified, Consumer and Commercial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Eagle Scout

 

Publications and Presentations

Speaker and Author, “Consumer and Collection Law.”  Presented at the 2014 NFPA Annual       Convention, Dallas, TX (2014).

Speaker and Author, “Collecting Judgments and Defensive Measures.”  Presented at the 10th        Annual Advanced Consumer & Commercial Law Course, Austin TX (2014).

Speaker, “They Can Run… But They Can’t Hide.  Achieving Collection.”  Presented at the 9th     Annual Advanced Consumer & Commercial Law Course, Houston, TX (2013).

Speaker, “Show Me the Money!  How to Collect Judgments.”  Presented at the State Bar of         Texas Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (2013).

Speaker, “What Mediators Should Know About Third-Party Debt Collection Cases.”  Presented to the Texas Mediation Group, Dallas, TX (2009).

Speaker, “Mediation of Collection Law Disputes.”  Presented to the Texas Association of             Mediators, Dallas, TX (2007).

Co-author, “Lis Pendens Notices: Recording, Indexing, Etc.” Co-author Randall K. Price             presented this paper at the 2006 National CLE Conference in Snowmass, CO.

Co-author, “The Motion in Limine in Bankruptcy Practice.”  Co-author Perry J. Cockerell published this in the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, March 1, 2005.

Board Certified – Consumer and Commercial Law

Texas Board of Legal Specialization

 

Law Offices of Craig Zimmerman

3901 Arlington Highlands Blvd., Suite 200

Arlington, TX 76018

(817) 695-5075

Fax: (817) 695-5076

Madonna Powers

Associate Attorney

Texas A&M University

-Bachelor of Arts, French (With Distinction) -Minor, Ecomomics

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

-Juris Doctor

Professional Designations One or more of our Attorneys belong to the following professional organizations:

  • California State Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Tennessee State Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar Association
  • Member New York State Bar
  • Member New Jersey State Bar
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

One or more of our Attorneys may represent clients before:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States 2nd CircuitFederal Court
  • United States 5th CircuitFederal Court
  • United States 6th CircuitFederal Court
  • United States 9th Circuit Court
  • United States 11th CircuitFederal Court

One or more of our Attorneys may represent clients before:

  • The United States Tax Court

All of our Attorneys and our Enrolled Agents may represent clients before:

  • The Internal Revenue Service

 

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