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representation in chapter 7, 13, 11, foreclosure defense, mortgage loan workouts and restructurings

Bankruptcy & Debt, Consumer Rights, Tax, Real Estate, Lawsuit & Dispute, mortgage loan workout and restructurings, loan modification and debt adjustment

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Meet The Founder And Managing Partner At Benjamin Brand, LLP - J. Kevin Benjamin, Esq.

No challenge is too difficult for Attorney J. Kevin Benjamin, Esq.! Since 1989, he has become widely known for being knowledgeable and trustworthy in the bankruptcy and foreclosure field. He is the founder and managing partner of Benjamin Brand, LLP and oversees all the bankruptcy filings, reorganization plans and foreclosure defense strategies at the firm.

Attorney J. Kevin Benjamin, Esq. has set the standard for our attorneys at Benjamin Brand, LLP. If you are looking for a foreclosure defense attorney, look no further. Benjamin Brand, LLP can assist you with whatever foreclosure or bankruptcy issue you may have. Representing individuals in foreclosure related matters since 1989, you can trust that we are more than qualified to handle whatever problem you and your family are facing. We understand that your debt or other financial issue may feel like an overwhelming summit you have to climb, but we want to climb and conquer it with you. You can be debt free and credit rich in no time!
Position Organization Location Duration
AttorneyBenjamin | Brand | LLPChicago, IL1989 - Present
School Degree Major Graduation
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyJ.D. Law School1989  
University of Wisconsin @ MadisonB.A.Economic05/1986
State / Court Date
U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois12/20/1989
Illinois11/09/1989
Florida09/24/2003
Supreme Court of the United States of America03/18/1996
United States Tax Court03/08/1991
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit01/12/1990
  • Chicago, Illinois, Florida, American Bar Associations; Federal Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association’s Consumer Credit, and Bankruptcy & Reorganization Committees; American Bankruptcy Institute; National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys; Turnaround Management Association; American Society of IRS Problem Solvers; Chicago Association of Foreclosure Defense Attorneys; National Association of Mortgage Underwriters; Tax Resolution Specialist (1999); Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker (1986); American Society of IRS Tax Problem Solvers (2009); Certified Forensic Loan Auditor – certification by National Association of Mortgage Underwriters “NAMU”(2010).
  • Certification as a Forensic Loan Auditor | National Association of Mortgage Underwriters | 2010
  • Kiely et al v. Carmax Business Services, LLC et al
    Practice Area: Litigation
    Date: Jan 11, 2013
    Outcome: On or about 11-12-2013 we obtained $20,000 settlement on behalf of our clients!
    Description:
    Case Number: 13-AP-00037 related to Chapter 7 bankruptcy case 10-41168 We filed an adversary complaint against several defendants for violation of the Chapter 7 discharge order, and consumer protections acts like the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

    Individual Chapter 11
    Practice Area: Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    Date: Dec 13, 2012
    Outcome: Our client kept all his properties and our Chapter 11 plan of reorganization was confirmed by the Court in November of 2013
    Description:
    Case: 12-48826 we filed an individual chapter 11 or a client who had multiple properties, equity in some, negative equity in others, was in foreclosure, tried foreclosure defense, had tried loan modification and we restructured his loans inside an individual chapter 11, originally over the lenders objections that we were violating the anti modification language under the bankruptcy code.

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – v – IAN T. KIDEYS, Et al. – Docket No. 3:13-cr-00016-RLM
    Practice Area: Criminal defense
    Date: May 03, 2013
    Outcome: it took around 6 weeks and 3-4 contentious hearings in the US District Court of Indiana but we finally were successful in securing his release from jail despite the US Attorneys continued objections and fighting me/us ever step of the way.
    Description:
    Northern District of Indiana. Defendant was charged with 27 counts of fraud related charges from a loan modification scheme. His bail was revoked and he was held in County Jail for Pre-Trial Detention. I was hired for the purpose of securing his release (I did not represent him after that).

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    Foreclosure Solutions | Loan workouts, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Debt Reorganization | 2010
    Discovery Center | Consumer Credit | 2000
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(1989) Licensed as Attorney in Illinois. Verified with Illinois State Bar Association.April 22, 2016
(2003) Licensed as Attorney in Florida. Verified with State Bar of Florida.April 22, 2016

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