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About Richmond Bankruptcy Lawyer Richard Clinger

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Filing bankruptcy and understanding the laws can be confusing, so it's important to have an experienced Richmond bankruptcy attorney on your side. At the Clinger Law Firm, we protect the interests of our clients and can provide you the options available for debt relief. When choosing a bankruptcy attorney in Richmond, VA, it's important to have an experienced attorney that can navigate the entire bankruptcy process. Richard Clinger is a trusted and experienced Richmond bankruptcy lawyer that has been representing clients with bankruptcy cases for over 30 years.

Take the first step and contact our bankruptcy lawyers at The Clinger Law Firm and get an initial FREE bankruptcy consultation. Our law firm provides experience, integrity and compassion when it comes to filing bankruptcy and providing debt relief for our clients. We offer experienced representation for clients filing for bankruptcy in the Eastern District of Virginia U.S. Bankruptcy Court.


Richmond Bankruptcy Attorney Richard Clinger


Bankruptcy lawyer, Richard Clinger has represented both debtors and creditors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases for more than 30 years. As a bankruptcy attorney, Richard Clinger provides experience and compassion in both representing clients and helping them understand how bankruptcy works.  Richard Clinger shares his passion for bankruptcy law and has also lectured on bankruptcies and bankruptcy-related topics.

Admission to Practice

Richard Clinger is a member of the Bankruptcy Bar of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Richmond. He is licensed to practice in the state of Virginia and in the United States District Courts for the eastern and western districts of Virginia.

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EducationNational Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

• BA, Virginia Tech
• JD, University of Richmond

Professional Legal Memberships & Affiliations

• Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association
• Virginia State Bar, Bankruptcy Section Member
• Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
• National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)

Richmond Bankruptcy Seminars Taught

• Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005

Landmark Bankruptcy Case

Richard Clinger defended the debtor against a creditor objecting to the discharge of the debtor's liability. The bankruptcy court ruled in Richard Clinger's favor. This set a precedent in bankruptcy law limiting the creditor's ability to timely object to the discharge of his client's debts. This case was appealed but the decision was upheld by the United States Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Contact Bankruptcy lawyer Richmond, VA to put an end to your debt. We are conveniently located in Downtown Richmond, Virginia. Speak with an experienced bankruptcy lawyer today to find out if you can file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13.

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