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Mark S. Buckley CFP

Mark S. Buckley CFP

Warwick - Providence, RI Bankruptcy Attorney with over 30 years of experience
  • Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Estate Planning
  • Massachusetts, Rhode Island
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Michael Kiselica August 19, 2021
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I have no hesitation referring a client to Mark. I know they would be well taken care of on both a personal and professional level.
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Doug C. September 29, 2021
Definitely recommend!! I was very fortunate to have Mark handle my bankruptcy! Not only was he very knowledgeable about the whole process, he was very thorough, and explained everything in such a way to make it easier to understand. He was always available for any questions that I had, and answered them in a friendly, caring manner. Without a doubt, he made the entire complicated process much easier to navigate!
A. LaArruda September 28, 2021
Very patient and kind I was a client of Mark’s for the past two years, and found him to be professional, kind, intelligent, and ready to help. We recently resolved my case, and I couldn’t be happier. Mark is a great guy, who will work on your behalf, and not stop until your case is resolved to your satisfaction.
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Since 1991, we've offered free debt-consultations to clients in all of Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns. Attorney Mark Buckley is the only bankruptcy attorney in Rhode Island who is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and he will explain the difference between debt consolidation scams, credit counseling, and true bankruptcy relief.

Attorney Buckley served on the attorney advisory committee to the United States Bankruptcy Court (District of Rhode Island), has achieved the highest client-review rating (platinum) available, is recognized as a Top 3 bankruptcy attorney in Providence, and is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA).

We offer consultations over the phone, in-home, or in our Providence office at 1536 Westminster Street. After our meeting, we promise only to take your case if we are confident it will be successful. We will also explain the steps to successfully rebuild your credit score after bankruptcy.

Attorney Buckley also offers debt-settlement services for clients who wish to solve their financial problems outside of filing bankruptcy. He works to negotiate favorable repayment terms or lump-sum settlements and frequently settles debts for half the original amount.

Practice Areas
    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Estate Planning
    Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Additional Practice Areas
  • Debt settlement negotiation
  • Car Accidents
Video Conferencing
  • FaceTime
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • Free Consultation
    For all bankruptcy matters
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard and Discover. For bankruptcy services, however, the credit card can't be from the client.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Reasonable fees quoted during telephonic consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
ID Number: 659395
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Rhode Island
Rhode Island Bar Association
ID Number: 4602
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney Mark S. Buckley, CFP
- Current
Chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy representation and debt counseling for Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents.
Merrill Lynch Fenner and Pierce
Worked with high net worth clients maximizing and protecting wealth.
Law Offices of Mark Buckley
RI/ MA attorney practicing in area of personal bankruptcy, wills, real estate and personal injury.
College Of Financial Planning
Financial Planning
Comprehensive study of financial planning culminating in a 10 hour exam.
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Suffolk University Law School
J.D | law
Honors: Moot Court (best speaker - honorable mention)
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Bob Jones University
B.S | Business Admin/ Marketing
Activities: President of 800 member University Business Association, VP of Kappa Chi Literary Society, intramural basketball and volleyball.
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Best Bankruptcy Lawyer in Providence: Top 3
Three Best Rated
Expert recommended Top 3 Bankruptcy Lawyers in Providence, Rhode Island.
Top Rated Attorney - Superb
Superb Attorney Rating
Client's Choice Award
Awarded to attorneys with Five Star reviews
Client Champion - Platinum
Martindale Hubbell
America's Most Honored Lawyers
The American Registry
Awarded for continuous professional recognition, as accomplished by the top 5% of American Lawyers.
Client Distinction Award
Martindale Hubbell -
Recognized for excellence in quality of service, value, communication and responsiveness.
Professional Associations
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
- Current
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Massachusetts State Bar
- Current
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Rhode Island State Bar
- Current
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Attorney Advisory Committee US Bankruptcy Court - RI
committee member
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Articles & Publications
Bankruptcy Law Network
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning 101: 7 Steps, Corporate Headquarters
Citizens Bank
The Seven Steps to preparing an effective estate plan in Rhode Island. From Durable Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, and Simple Wills, to Living Revocable Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts.
College of Financial Planning
Websites & Blogs
Attorney Mark Buckley, CFP
Rhode Island Bankruptcy Attorney Blog
Contact & Map
Attorney Mark Buckley, CFP - Providence Office
1536 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02909
Telephone: (401) 400-2302
Fax: (401) 537-3461
Monday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 2 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: In-home, office or telephone consultations are available.
Attorney Mark Buckley, CFP - Warwick Office
511 Green Bush Road
Warwick, RI 02818
Telephone: (401) 467-6800
Fax: (401) 537-3461
Monday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 2 PM
Sunday: Closed (Today)
Notice: In-home, office, or telephone consultations available.
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