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Bankruptcy Attorneys, Consumer Advocate Lawyers and Estate Planning Attorneys

We fight for consumer’s rights. We work with our clients to get the legal help they need and we understand hiring an attorney can be difficult. We are also very familiar with the financial problems you may be facing. Bankruptcy is debt solution that has helped millions of Americans throughout the Country. At Wajda & Associates, our attorneys know your rights and have the tools to help eliminate your financial problems. We can potentially help you get the fresh start you need financially with a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to eliminate your debt or a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.

We’re devoted to our clients and provide compassionate guidance to understand the legal process and put a stop to creditor harassment, wage garnishment, foreclosure, medical bills and credit card debt.

Learn more about our staff and attorneys. Contact Wajda & Associates today.

As personal lawyers, Wajda & Associates welcomes open communication with our future, current, and past clients. In fact, you never have to be afraid to call or email with any type of question. Everything we do is billed on a flat-fee basis, agreed to in advance, so there are no surprises. As your personal lawyers, we want to get to know you, and provide you with specific guidance and information that will benefit you, your family, and/or your business.

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Meet Our Team

NICHOLAS M. WAJDA

NICHOLAS M. WAJDA

Managing Partner

Attorney Nicholas Wajda is a bankruptcy and estate planning lawyer and has filed over 5,000 successful bankruptcy cases, helped countless others with debt issues and has built a reputable practice serving clients all over California and Nevada.

 214-396-6008

Michael Reid

MICHAEL REID

Partner

Attorney Michael Reid is a California bankruptcy attorney and an estate planning lawyer. He has built his practice by offering clients effective and innovative legal solutions and approach helps each client relationship with compassion and integrity.

 619-345-4626

C Ryan Violette

C. Ryan Violette

Associate Attorney

C. Ryan Violette is an Associate Attorney located in Sarasota, where he focuses his practice in the areas of general civil litigation trials and appeals; contract and business law; bankruptcy law, including Chapter 7, 11 and 13 filings

Fred Freitag

John Avery

Attorney

John was born and raised on a diversified family farming/ranching operation in Southern Idaho. He graduated from Bonneville High School in 1969.

Anthony O. Mikhail

Anthony O. Mikhail

Attorney

Anthony O. Mikhail has dedicated his law practice to plaintiff and consumer advocacy. As former managing attorney at one of the largest consumer firms in the country, Mr. Mikhail has zealously fought for his clients.

Peter J. “Pete” Mulcahy

Peter J. “Pete” Mulcahy

Attorney

Pete is a well-respected Senior Counsel and Manager with almost 20 years of in-house and law firm experience as a bankruptcy lawyer.

Eric Nwaubani” Mulcahy

Eric Nwaubani

Attorney

Eric Nwaubani is an experienced bankruptcy attorney, and represents individuals and businesses seeking relief in bankruptcy.

Anthony Montoya

Anthony Montoya

Attorney

Mr. Montoya graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2002. Mr. Montoya has 17 years of experience in various areas of law including consumer bankruptcy. Mr. Montoya speaks Spanish and is also licensed in New York.

Peri Tobin

Peri Tobin

Associate Attorney

Peri Tobin is an associate attorney located in the Seattle, WA area. She works with the Wajda Law Group representing clients in consumer bankruptcy matters.

Grover C. Peters

Grover C. Peters

Bankruptcy Attorney

In addition to Bankruptcy law, Pete has an established practice specializing in the areas of Healthcare Law, Business Law, Estate Planning and Probate.

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(509) 530-2417

Carlos C. Alsina

Carlos C. Alsina

Bankruptcy Attorney

Carlos C. Alsina has devoted most of his 15 years of practice to representing consumers in bankruptcy proceedings and consumer protection litigation.

Kimberly Cooper

Kimberly Cooper

Bankruptcy Attorney

Kimberly is licensed to practice law in both Oregon and Oklahoma. Her 15+ years of practicing law includes 5 years of experience working bankruptcies and litigating adversary proceedings.

Karen Lusis

Karen Lusis

Attorney

Karen Lusis graduated cum laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the Thomas Jefferson Law Review.

Holly Henson

Holly Henson

Attorney

Holly graduated from Seattle University School of Law. Holly attended undergrad at University of Washington and received her Business degree with a double major in Accounting and Information Systems.

Justin Cloar

Justin Cloar

Attorney

Justin was born and raised in Arkansas and currently practices in Little Rock. He received his B.S.B.A. in Economics from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville in 1996.

William Joseph Virgil Barr

William Joseph Virgil Barr

Attorney

William Joseph Virgil Barr or known by his family and friends as “Virgil” is a native South Carolinian brought up and raised in the tobacco fields of the Carolina Low Country.

Elle Soros

Elle Soros

Attorney

Stella Sorovigas who goes professionally by, Elle Soros, has a Law degree from Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School, in Lansing, MI; an MBA from the University of MI-Flint, in Flint, MI; a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration-Accounting from the University of RI, in Kingston, RI; and an Associate of Science from Ventura College, in Ventura, CA.

Keidra Burrell

Keidra Burrell

Attorney

Keidra Burrell, a practicing attorney and business owner, is a native of New Orleans and resides in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Burrell is a graduate of the University of Miami, Florida, with a Bachelors of Art degree in International Science with a Spanish concentration and Political Science.

Desirae Bedford

Desirae Bedford

Attorney

Desirae Bedford is the Midwest Regional Managing Partner at Recovery Law Group. She has extensive Consumer Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense experience.

Lesley Hoenig

Lesley Hoenig

Attorney

Attorney Lesley Hoenig is an experienced Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney. She received her Juris Doctor from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2002 and was admitted to practice in the State of Illinois in November 2002.

Ryan Gailey

Ryan Gailey

Attorney

Ryan earned his B.A. in Jurisprudence from California University of Pennsylvania. He went on to receive his Juris Doctor from Western New England University.

Bruce W. Radowitz

Bruce W. Radowitz

Attorney

Bruce W. Radowitz has over 25 years of experience with Bankruptcy and Foreclosure work handling and representing cases for debtors within the Bankruptcy Court Code and System.

Patrick McNulty

Patrick McNulty

Attorney

Patrick is a graduate from IUPUI where he attained his Bachelors of Science in Psychology.

John Steinkamp

John Steinkamp

Attorney

John Steinkamp is married to Jean DeLong, DVM, and has two (2) children. He resides on the southside of Indianapolis. He attended Temple Law School in Philadelphia and Indiana University for college.

Steven Halbert

Laura Tanner

Attorney

Laura Burns Tanner is a native of Milledgeville, Georgia who graduated from Baldwin High School in 2004.

Jacob Jones

Jacob Jones

Attorney

Jacob graduated from law school in 2019 from the University of Idaho. Jacob graduated with distinguished pro bono honors for his work in tax law clinics.

Sherri B. Simpson

Sherri B. Simpson

Attorney

As a Florida native, I have grown to understand the struggles and challenges faced by individuals and families throughout our communities.

Mark Steinberg

Mark Steinberg

Attorney

Mark joined Recovery law Group to make a difference in consumers lives to access federal rights under the bankruptcy court code and system and further to achieve debt relief for everyone in the United States struggling with debt and financial difficulty.

Michael Van Dam

Michael Van Dam

Attorney

Michael Van Dam concentrates his practice in insolvency matters. Mr. Van Dam has over 10 years of experience in representing both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings; and lenders and borrowers in out-of-court workouts; advises creditors in numerous facets of bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.

Dennis Hogan

Dennis Hogan

Attorney

Dennis C. Hogan received a JD (law degree) and LLM (advanced law degree) in Intellectual Property from UNH Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center) in 2002.

Steve Sessions

Steve Sessions

Attorney

Steve has been based and operating out of New Mexico since 1979, Steve Sessions has been honing his craft of being an effective Bankruptcy Attorney during his career as an attorney.

Jeff Zimring

Jeff Zimring

Attorney

Read about Jeff Zimring and his experience.

Robert Ribarovski

Robert Ribarovski

Attorney

Robert Ribarovski was born in Syracuse, New York in 1970. He is the son of immigrant parents who came to this country from Macedonia in the late 1960’s.

Karen Kisch

Karen Kisch

Attorney

Karen graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa, College of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Oklahoma State University.

Kathy Cruz

Kathy Cruz

Attorney

Kathy Cruz graduated cum laude from Bradley University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Spanish, graduated from Northwestern School of Law in 1981.

Morris B. Lefkowitz

Morris B. Lefkowitz

Attorney

Morrie Lefkowitz has been practicing bankruptcy law for over 35 years. He is a graduate of Wayne State University and the Detroit College of Law.

Derric Jonathan

Derric Jonathan

Attorney

Jonathan Augusta grew up in Humboldt Tennessee, where he attended Humboldt High School. He graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Political Science.

Thomas McCann

Thomas McCann

Attorney

Thomas McCann Is Focused on Helping you Become Debt Free through the Bankruptcy Court Code & System set in place to help you.

Dennis Carey

Dennis Carey

Attorney

Dennis Carey practices out of Boca Raton, FL and attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Guylynn Cook

Guylynn Cook

Attorney

Guylynn joined with Recovery Law Group to help consumers access their federal rights and file for bankruptcy under the court code and system.

David Luther Woodward

David Luther Woodward

Attorney

When you place your business in the hands of an attorney, you want to know that your attorney thoroughly understands business.

Lorna Lamotte

Lorna Lamotte

Attorney

Lorna LaMotte is a graduate of the City University of New York, Baruch College with BBA in Accounting. She earned her Juris Doctor at St John’s University School of Law in 1996.

Marcia Phillips

Marcia Phillips

Attorney

Attorney Phillips has extensive experience in many legal areas including bankruptcy, incorporation, employment law and general litigation including: investigations, depositions, settlement conferences, arbitrations, mediations, trial preparation, trials, appeals.

Christopher Kane

Christopher Kane

Attorney

I am an Oregon native. I earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Portland State University in 1991. I then took my Doctor degree from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College in 1994.

David Fabrizi

David Fabrizi

Attorney

Have you gone to an attorney only to listen to them blurt out words you don’t even understand, let alone know what they mean? Well not at Fabrizi Law. David Fabrizi’s warm personality and down-to-earth demeanor make you feel comfortable. He explains things so that YOU understand.

Eric Homa

Eric Homa

Attorney

We specialize in bringing the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.

Jennifer Mckay

Jennifer Mckay

Attorney

As a Floyd County native, I have dedicated my career to helping the people of Rome and the surrounding areas get out from under the crushing debt and creditor harassment they are facing in this uncertain economy.

Jeffrey Gorski

Jeffrey Gorski

Attorney

Mr. Gorski is a graduate of Trinity High School and the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville.

Harry Zembillas

Harry Zembillas

Attorney

Harry J. Zembillas joined Recovery Law Group to make a difference in consumers lives and allow them to access their federal rights under the bankruptcy court code and system.

Jonathan Mitchell

Jonathan Mitchell

Attorney

St. Petersburg attorney Jonathan Mitchell has been practicing law since 2003. After graduating from law school, he began his legal career in Chicago where he worked for several large bankruptcy firms.

Vicki Piontek

Vicki Piontek

Attorney

Vicki Piontek is an attorney focused on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcies. In 1999 she was licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania.

Abraham Bloomenstiel

Abraham Bloomenstiel

Attorney

Bloomenstiel is a Texas estate planning and bankruptcy attorney with a strong background in business and finance law.

William O’Neil

William O’Neil

Attorney

Trust attorney William J. O’Neil, a skilled bankruptcy attorney in Springfield Massachusetts.

Stacey Davis

Stacey Davis

Attorney

Stacey M. Davis has over 20 years of experience fighting cases in Indianapolis, first in private practice, then in her own firm which she established in 2001. Stacey now also works with Recovery Law Group.

Andrea Morrow

Andrea Morrow

Attorney

From 2003 through 2007, she worked as a personal injury attorney, litigating cases exclusively on behalf of injured victims, including people who have been harmed as the result of automobile, motorcycle and bicycle accidents, premises liability, dog bites, and medical and dental malpractice.

Shayna Parrish

Shayna Parrish

Partner Attorney

I began my career in finance after graduating from Auburn University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

David Cain

David Cain

Partner Attorney

David Cain is a Texas Board Certified Bankruptcy Lawyer that successfully assists people in the restructure, reduction and/or postponement of debt.

William Huff

William Huff

Partner Attorney

Strong background in teaching at the college level, with particular emphasis on business law, employment law, business ethics, real estate law, and contract law.

James Whelpley

James Whelpley

Partner Attorney

Jim started out as a lawyer in the Marine Corps, handling both criminal and civil cases, and has handled a broad range of litigation in over 30 years.

Rushi Patel

Rushi Patel

Partner Attorney

Rushi has a particular focus in bankruptcy and debt relief; after he graduated from law school, he worked on one of the most prominent bankruptcy law firms in the state.

Felix Rippy

Felix Rippy

Partner Attorney

Professor Felix Rippy is a teacher in the Business and Technology Department at Ivy Tech Community College and a contributor and author on multiple public policy topics.

Mark Regazzi

Mark Regazzi

Partner Attorney

First and foremost, what you need to know about Mark Regazzi is this: What he does isn’t about money. It’s about stopping unnecessary stress from getting in the way of your life, your peace and your happiness.

Jarret Nichols

Jarret Nichols

Partner Attorney

Jarret P. Nichols is the sole owner/manager of Nichols Law, PLLC and Title First, LLC in the state of Mississippi and currently practices in various areas of business litigation.

John Foote

John Foote

Partner Attorney

John W. Foote is of counsel for McCarthy Law PLC in Covington, Kentucky, Kenton County.

Gary Morrissey

Gary Morrissey

Partner Attorney

I have lived in Oklahoma City since 1960 so I know how hard-working and industrious the people of Oklahoma are.

Steven Frazer

Steven Frazer

Partner Attorney

The Firm has extensive experience representing businesses in the area of insurance claims; real estate and commercial litigation.

Denis Kitchen

Denis Kitchen

Partner Attorney

Denis A. Kitchen, Jr., has been an Attorney at Law since 1976, admitted to practice in all courts of the State of New York,

Keith Minkin

Keith Minkin

Attorney

Keith is an expert in Legal Research and has over three(3) years of experience with Legal Document Review in both Federal and State litigation.

Amy Ginsburg

Amy Ginsburg

Partner Attorney

Amy is a graduate of Drexel University, holding dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Political Science and International Area Studies.

Sheereen Middleton

Sheereen Middleton

Partner Attorney

Sheereen E. Middleton, Esq. is from Silver Spring, MD, and moved to Florida to attend the University of Miami in Coral Gables in 2002.

Farley Banks

Farley Banks

Partner Attorney

Farley Banks is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 1995.

Charles Fonda

Charles Fonda

Partner Attorney

Charles Fonda is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 1981.

Michael Ward

Owen Hathaway

Partner Attorney

Owen is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 2011. He attended University of Denver – Sturm College of Law.

Nicole Heath

Nicole Heath

Partner Attorney

Nicole is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 1998.

Nathan Lemmon

Nathan Lemmon

Partner Attorney

Nathan is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 2010.

Patty Edwards

Patty Edwards

Partner Attorney

Patty is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 2021.

James Jameson

James Jameson

Partner Attorney

James is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 1981.

Stephen Knowlton

Stephen Knowlton

Partner Attorney

Stephen is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 2006.

Rene Zarazua

Rene Zarazua

Partner Attorney

Born and raised in San Antonio, I feel deeply blessed to give back to my community in my line of work.

Darren Rillovick

Darren Rillovick

Partner Attorney

Darren is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 2002.

Andrea Cartwright

Andrea Cartwright

Partner Attorney

When you turn to us, you can expect personalized, honest legal counsel. You will work one-on-one with attorney Andrea Cartwright to assist you with your unique circumstances using her knowledge and legal experience.

Timothy Byrne

Timothy Byrne

Partner Attorney

Timothy is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice For well over 20 years.

Marque Carey

Marque Carey

Partner Attorney

Marque Carey is an attorney with over 13 years of experience in bankruptcy law. His practice focus is on consumer and business bankruptcy, including Chapter 7, 11 and 13.

Pauline Shuler

Pauline Shuler

Partner Attorney

Pauline is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice in 1996. She attended College, and she obtained her Juris Doctorate.

Erik Washington

Erik Washington

Partner Attorney

Erik is a dedicated bankruptcy attorney who was admitted to practice For well over 10 years.

Patrick Rodery

Patrick Rodery

Partner Attorney

Graduated Mountain Grove High School, 1982. Graduated Southwest Missouri State University, BS in Accounting, 1986.

Selmaan Ansari

Selmaan Ansari

Partner Attorney

I am an Attorney and advocate with exposure to practices including but not limited to transactional real estate from contract formation to title clearance issues to closing, leases, estate planning, employment contract negotiations, business organization formation, bankruptcy law, and civil trial practice.

Devon Thorson

Devon Thorson

Partner Attorney

Devon is a very personable attorney with a variety of legal experience focusing on domestic relations, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and contract drafting.

Timothy M. Cooper

Timothy M. Cooper

Partner Attorney

Mr. Cooper earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo.

James Conrady

James Conrady

Partner Attorney

Mr. Conrady earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma Law School.

Lorena Duenez

Lorena Duenez

Partner Attorney

Lorena Duenez earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law.

Jessica Connarn

Jessica Connarn

Member & Partner Attorney

Jessica Connarn earned her Juris Doctor from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in Patent Law, while pursuing a Masters degree in Intellectual Property.

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John Lynch

Attorney

Attorney John Lynch of Lynch Law has been practicing law since 1999. He’s highly qualified to provide legal assistance in Illinois.

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Gregg Romaine

Attorney

Gregg D. Romaine is bankruptcy and consumer protection attorney that has been practicing law since 1991 and has over 32 years of legal practice experience.

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Denise Mikrut

Attorney

Denise Mikrut earned her law degree from Mercy Law School in 1998 and mainly she practice in the areas of real estate-related matters, consumer debt settlement and debt resolution issues and consumer bankruptcy.

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Thomas Watson

Attorney

Experienced bankruptcy attorney focused on helping consumers access their federal rights and debt relief under the bankruptcy court code and system. Contracts Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry with Federal, State and Local governments.

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Christopher Bills

Attorney

Experienced Senior Associate Attorney and partner with a demonstrated history of working in the legal industry. Skilled in Consumer Bankruptcy Work including Chapter 7 and Chater 13, Pleadings, Civil Litigation, Depositions, Written Discovery, Drafting and Arguing Motions, and multiple areas of legal practice.

Benjamin Mollo

Alejandro Crespo

Attorney

After law school, Mr. Crespo became a Consumer bankruptcy attorney and has helped handle hundreds of cases advocating for the rights of those struggling with debt and financially in the bankruptcy courts.

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Angela Dobbins

Attorney

Angela was admitted to practice law in Ohio 2003. Prior to joining our law firm, Angela was a Hearing Officer at the Ohio Industrial Commission for 16 years.

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Michael Duggar

Attorney

Experienced problem-solving attorney with a passion for thinking outside-the-box to bring about a resolution to the problem. An attorney who has utilized his career skills as a teacher and coach to meet the challenge of fully educating his clients to ensure they achieve the desired results.

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Fred Young

Attorney

I graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1995. I was admitted to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in 1996. I handled Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. I’ve now relocated to northern Virginia.

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Jesse Clark

Attorney

Knowledgeable litigation attorney with  consumer bankruptcy background. Former in-house counsel for insurance claims, corporate litigation and complex contract negotiation and drafting experience.

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Monica Blanding

Attorney

Monica is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. Located in the heart of Birmingham, Laurendine & Blanding, LLC has years of experience offering legal help to Alabamians who are struggling with a broad range of financial circumstances.

Benjamin Mollo

Luke Haskins 

Attorney

Affordable consumer bankruptcy attorney Luke Haskins has extensive experience in the field of consumer bankruptcy law. By handling bankruptcy exclusively, Luke is able to offer clients both a high level of experience and personalized service.

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Adam Bobel

Attorney

‌Facing bankruptcy can be intimidating, but when you are with Recovery Law Group and Adam Bobel you can expect the highest level of service from a lawyer throughout the filing process. Adam Bobel LOVES helping clients access their federal rights under the bankruptcy court code and system.

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Garrett Friedman

Attorney

Garrett Friedman has been dedicated to representing consumers in legal matters related to bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, and other debt-related issues. Over the course of nearly 20 years, he has helped thousands of Florida consumers facing financial challenges, providing them with the legal assistance and support.

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William H Harris

Attorney

Attorney Harris obtained his B.A. from Louisiana State University, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law. Attorney Harris has concentrated his practice in representing consumers and businesses in obtaining relief under the Bankruptcy Code in Chapters 7, 11 and 13.

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Todd Bobka

Attorney

Attorney Todd Bobka obtained his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he studied from 1996 to 1999. He attended Ohio University, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Finance and Business Pre-Law from 1992 to 1996.

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