Roger Chavez has practiced consumer bankruptcy law for over 22 years. After graduating Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, he served as a law clerk to Michael J. Nelson, J.S.C. (ret.) in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, Essex Vicinage. He has been a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) and has served as a Master in the New Jersey Bankruptcy Inns of Court where he has given numerous presentations on a wide array of bankruptcy issues. Mr. Chavez is an ardent proponent of pro bono legal services having served as one of the founding attorneys of the Morris Stern Pro Bono Bankruptcy Project at Rutgers Law School. In addition to participating in the Morris Stern Pro Bono Bankruptcy Project, Mr. Chavez has prepared materials and lectured volunteer attorneys at the Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ). Mr. Chavez has also served as a past Commissioner on the Essex County Condemnation Board and was recently appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve as a panelist on the District V-A Fee Arbitration Committee. Mr. Chavez has been featured on the Wall Street Journal and local televised legal segments presented by Univision and Telemundo broadcast stations.
Areas Of Practice
- Bankruptcy Law
- New Jersey
- Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey