A. Todd Almassian
Keller & Almassian, PLC
230 Fulton Street East
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Class: XXXIII (2022)Circuit: Sixth
UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
B.A., James Madison College, 1993
Michigan Bar Association
American Bar Association
Grand Rapids Bar Association
Federal Bar Association, Western District of Michigan, Bankruptcy Section
American Bankruptcy Institute
Central States Bankruptcy Advisory Board Member
Qualified Mediator for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan
Named Best Lawyers' 2018, 2020 and 2022 Grand Rapids Lawyer of the Year - Litigation Banking and Finance
Named Best Lawyers' 2016 Grand Rapids Lawyer of the Year - Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization
Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights, 2011-Present
Michigan “Super Lawyer” in Creditor Debtor Rights, 2011-Present
Publications & Presentations
Complex Chapter 11 Issues, Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan, Bankruptcy Seminar (September, 2021).
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy- The New Subchapter V Option, A Valuable Tool for Small Businesses, MICPA (June, 2021).
Is Chapter 11 an Option for Your Nonprofit?-The Nuts and Bolts of Reorganizing, Covid-19 Response and Resources for Nonprofits (January, 2021).
Is Chapter 11 an Option?-The Nuts and Bolts of Reorganizing, Small Business Association of Michigan (December, 2020).
Twelve Tips For Bankruptcy Practitioners, United States Trustee's, Bankruptcy Boot Camp (August, 2019).
LLC Economic Membership Interests and Bankruptcy: Gold in Them Hills, Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan, Bankruptcy Seminar (July, 2019).
Hon. Steven W. Rhoades Consumer Bankruptcy Conference: Marijuana and Bankruptcy (November 2018).
Property of the Estate in Chapter 7: It’s Complicated, Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan, Bankruptcy Seminar (July, 2018).
Commercial Real Property Leases in Bankruptcy - The Grand Rapids Lawyer (Jan /Feb 2018).
Causes of Action That Arise Prior to Bankruptcy - The Grand Rapids Lawyer (Nov/Dec 2017).
Should I Stay or Should I Go: The Clash Between the Bankruptcy Automatic Stay and Family Law. - The Grand Rapids Lawyer (Sept/Oct 2017).
Trusts and Other Interests, ABI - 24th Annual Central States Bankruptcy Workshop (June 2017).
Broken Bench - The Grand Rapids Lawyer (June 2017).
Causes of Action Owned by a Debtor, Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference (November, 2016).
Analyzing the Practical Aspects of Asset Protection Planning, Practical Goals and Limitations of Asset Protection, ABI – Central State Program on Asset Protection (June, 2015).
Pre-bankruptcy Planning, Debtor’s Bar Of West Michigan: Annual Conference Seminar (January, 2015).