Philadelphia Attorney Stephen Dunne Tackles New Role Leading Education Program for National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) announced that Philadelphia bankruptcy attorney Stephen M. Dunne of Dunne Law Offices will serve as its new state chair representing Eastern Pennsylvania.
As NACBA chair of Eastern Pennsylvania, Dunne will serve as the official liaison between the group’s leadership in Washington, D.C. and its member attorneys, bankruptcy judges and other court officials in the state, as well as serving as a primary contact for local media regarding consumer bankruptcy issues.
Serving approximately 3,500 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, NACBA is the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and protecting the rights of consumer debtors in bankruptcy.
Stephen Dunne said: “It is an honor and a privilege to be nominated to serve as the Eastern Pennsylvania State Chair of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. NACBA works tirelessly to ensure the voices of consumer debtors and their attorneys are heard in the halls of Congress. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve as State Chair and I look forward to protecting and enhancing the rights of consumer bankruptcy debtors.”
NACBA Executive Director Dan LaBert said: “Our leadership team is dedicated to continuing our mission in Pennsylvania to help to protect the rights of families in financial distress at a grassroots level. Our national membership is supported by a strong network of state chairs appointees. Stephen is a longstanding NACBA member and will make an excellent state chair in Eastern Pennsylvania. We look forward to working closely with him to represent bankruptcy attorneys and their important policy objectives across a wide range of issues.”
Dunne was named “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine. His legal analysis has been featured on Fox News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and The Nation.
As an undergraduate at Penn State University, Dunne served as an infantry soldier in the Pennsylvania National Guard and as a cadet in the R.O.T.C. Later, he attend the New England School of Law in Boston, interned at the Boston Stock Exchange and clerked for McGarthy & Ged. Through these experiences early in his legal career, Dunne developed an interest in helping people find financial relief through legal action.