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John Simonian

John Simonian

Free & Confidential Bankruptcy Consultations
  • Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense
  • Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
John Simonian is an experienced and skilled attorney. He is compassionate and understanding of his client's struggles and he has to tools to help. If a person needs to investigate if bankruptcy can help with their situation he is a very good choice.
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Attorney John Simonian, for 26 years, has helped hundreds of Rhode Islanders get on solid financial ground by representing them in Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcies. He has also successfully represented many clients do mortgage modifications and significantly reduce their monthly mortgage payments. The Law Office of John Simonian has one of the highest client satisfaction ratings of any bankruptcy lawyer in the state. He is a longstanding member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and served as member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives from District 27 in eastern Cranston, from 1991-2003. As a legislator he was Deputy Majority Leader, Chairman of the Commission on Criminal Justice, and Chairman of the Committee on Accounts and Claims. Attorney Simonian also successfully enacted legislation in the State of Rhode Island to permit people who file for bankruptcy to protect more of their possessions from being taken from them. Before the legislation he helped enact, there were no state protections for automobiles, jewelry, furniture, and other valuable possessions.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Foreclosure Defense
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
1st Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
member
Rhode Island House of Representatives
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Education
Boston University School of Law
J.D. (1992)
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Awards
Superb
Avvo
Received top award given to attorneys.
Honor Roll
Rhode Island Bar Association
Foreclosure Prevention Project
Honor Roll
Rhode Island Bar Association
Volunteer Lawyer Program
Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
member
- Current
Rhode Island State Bar
Member
- Current
Rhode Island Bar Association # 4694
Member
- Current
Attorney Advisory Committee of U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Rhode Island
member
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Rhode Island House of Representatives
member
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Activities: Chairman, Committee on Accounts and Claims Deputy Majority Leader Chairman, Commission on Criminal Justice Member, Joint Committee on Veterans Affairs
Publications
Articles & Publications
Three Things You Should Do After You File Bankruptcy
self published blog post
Speaking Engagements
A Consumer Bankruptcy Boot Camp with the Experts, R.I. Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Cranston, R.I.
Rhode Island Bar Association
Member of a panel of local attorney, and retired U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur Votolato, presenting a two day intensive course for beginning practitioners in bankruptcy law.
Ins and Outs of Reverse Mortgages, Lincoln, R.I.
Lincoln, R.I. Department of Senior Services
Speaking presentation to Lincoln Senior Center members about reverse mortgages.
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Contact & Map
474 Broadway
Pawtucket, RI 02860
USA
Telephone: (401) 941-4800
Fax: (401) 785-8313
155 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720
USA