Jamie Pierce works with individuals in financial distress and troubled businesses, helping them find solutions to their financial challenges. He particularly emphasizes bankruptcy work in addition to real estate, civil litigation and general practice.
Mr. Pierce has filed a substantial number of Chapter 11, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. In Chapter 11 cases he has a confirmation rate well in excess of the national average. Mr. Pierce has also represented creditors in motions for relief from stay, denial of discharge actions, nondischargeability actions and motions to dismiss both Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 cases. He also assists individuals with financial problems, in an effort to keep them out of bankruptcy.
He represents various businesses in all of their legal needs, including litigation, and takes pride in finding solutions for his clients’ issues.
Mr. Pierce joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in July 2007 with a group of seven attorneys from the law firm of Mansfield Tanick & Cohen, P.A., where he was an associate for four years. Mr. Pierce began his legal career in 2000 at Fafinski, Wallrich & Roos. In 2001 he moved to R.A. Awsumb & Associates, PLC, and in 2002 he joined Kampf & Associates, P.A.
In 2006 and annually since 2008, Minnesota Law & Politics
magazine has named Mr. Pierce to its Rising Stars
Mr. Pierce is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association.
Mr. Pierce has drafted materials for a number of seminars regarding bankruptcy, family law, personal injury law, Chapter 11 and consumer bankruptcy. His presentations include:
- “Planning for an Individual Chapter 11 Case,” 2012 Bankruptcy Institute, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, October 2012.
- “Consumer Bankruptcy the Basics of Chapter 7 and 13,” National Business Institute, Bloomington, Minnesota, February, 2011.
- “Issues Arising After a Bankruptcy Discharge: Preparing Clients Before Filing,” Minnesota Legal Services Coalition and Volunteer Lawyers Network, live webinar, October 2010.
- “Secrets to Conducting the Initial Client Interview,” part five in an 11-part live teleconference series, National Business Institute, July 2009.
- “Bankruptcy Issues Related to Personal Injury Law,” paper and presentation, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, 2003.
Mr. Pierce also contributed to “Representing Creditors in a Chapter 11 Case
,” a chapter in “Inside the Minds: Creditors' Rights in Chapter 11 Cases," 2011 Edition, published by Aspatore Books from West Thomson Reuters.
Mr. Pierce is a volunteer attorney with Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, which provides a full range of high quality legal services in civil matters to low income persons and eligible client groups.
Since 2009 Mr. Pierce has been a volunteer attorney with the Bankruptcy Clinic at the University of St. Thomas Law School in conjunction with the University’s School of Psychology and Social Work. The clinic provides pro bono
bankruptcy services as well as counseling to indigent people.