DOUGLAS J. POWELL

Sole Practitioner

Douglas J. Powell grew up in Crockett, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas in May of 1981. He attended The University of Houston College of Law and graduated in May of 1984. He has been a licensed Texas Lawyer since 1984. He became Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in December of 1990, and has held this certification since that time. Mr. Powell has successfully handled thousands of cases under chapters 7, 11, and 13 under the Federal Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Powell now limits his representation of individual Debtors to cases under Chapter 7, but also represents Creditors in all types of Bankruptcy proceedings.

The Law Office Of Douglas J. Powell, P.C. is located in Austin, Texas and provides skilled representation to clients struggling with financial problems. The firm is led by attorney, Douglas J. Powell, who has over 30 years of experience with bankruptcy questions and concerns of all types.

Mr. Powell is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This means that he has extensive knowledge in bankruptcy law, and uses this knowledge to help you find creative solutions to the financial challenges that you are currently going through.

Our main goal throughout this process is to help you get the fresh financial start that you need by eliminating your dischargeable debt. We explain the requirements of Chapter 7, including the Means Test, so that if filing for Chapter 7 is right for you, you will understand how filing for Bankruptcy will help you achieve a Fresh Start from your financial situation. We will make sure that you know how the process works, and how it will impact your outstanding debt.

Each client will work directly with Mr. Powell to create a solid plan to achieve a Fresh Start. Together, we find an approach that helps you make ends meet. Mr. Powell has helped thousands of families find relief, and he is committed to helping you and your family as well.



Professional Qualifications and Memberships

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 11
  • Credit Repair

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1986

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas - J.D. - 1984
  • Texas A&M University - B.A. - 1981 Major: Political Science