Michael B. Joseph, Esquire
Michael B. Joseph, Esquire // Managing Director
Michael B. Joseph is the Chapter 13 Trustee for the District of Delaware (appointed in 1987) and has served as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee (appointed in 1981) and a Chapter 12 Case Trustee. He is a founding director of FJ. Mr. Joseph received his B.A. from Rutgers University (1972) and his J.D. from Widener University (1975). He is admitted to practice in Delaware (1976), New Jersey (1977), United States District Court for the District of Delaware (1977) and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (1990).
Mr. Joseph is a Past President of the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees (2011-2012). He is also a member of the NACTT IRS Liaison Committee (2010-2012). He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and a member of the Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court, the Bankruptcy Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association, and the Local Rules Committee of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Mr. Joseph is a member of the Mediation and Voluntary Arbitration Panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. He has acted as a Delaware Superior Court Arbitrator and has mediated numerous cases in his capacity as a Bankruptcy Court Mediator. Also, he has served as a Liquidating Trustee in several Delaware matters. Mr. Joseph has lectured at many national, regional and local bankruptcy seminars, and has been featured and named one of the top 100 lawyers in Delaware in Delaware Today Magazine.
New Jersey (1977)
United States District Court for the District of Delaware (1976)
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (1977)
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (1977)
Rutgers University (B.A. 1972)
Widener University School of Law (J.D. 1975)
American College of Bankruptcy
American Bar Association
Delaware State Bar Association
Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court
American Bankruptcy Institute
National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, Member of the Board of Directors (Past President)
REPRESENTATIVE CASES- BANKRUPTCY
1. Net 2000 Communications, Inc.
2. Atlantic Gulf Communities Corp.
3. Conston, Inc.
4. Oneita Industries, Inc.
5. Coded Communications Corp., Inc.
6. Liberty Brands, LLC - Liquidating Trustee
7. Troll Communications, LLC
8. Precision Specialty Metals, Inc.