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Richardo I. Kilpatrick


Current Position

Kilpatrick and Associates, P.C.
903 N. Opdyke, Suite C
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

Tel: 248-377-0700
Fax: 248-377-0800

Class: X (1999)Circuit: Sixth


Harvard University, B.A. Economics (1973)
University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (1982)
Admitted to Michigan Bar (1983)

Professional Career

Partner, Shermeta, Chimko & Kilpatrick, P.C. (1987-99)
Associate, Shermeta, Tardie, Chimko & Hocking, P.C. (1984-86)


American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
Trustee's Education Network


"Selected Creditor Issues Under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005," Am. Bankr. L. J. Issue 3, Vol. 79 2005
Feb 1997 "Back to the Past: The Reformed Meaning of 'Willful' and 'Malicious' in 11 U.S.C. ยง523 (a)(6), Is This What Congress Intended?" Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser, Issue No. 2
"Abandoning Contaminated Property," ABI Journal, Mar 1994 Vol. XIII, No. 2, Toxins-R-Us Column
"Charting the Waters of the Unsafe Harbor," ABI Journal, Apr 1994 Vol. XIII, No. 3, Toxins-R-Us Column
"Superfund Reform and Lender Liability," ABI Journal, June 1994 Vol. XIII, No. 5, Toxins-R-Us Column
Mediation on Classifications in Chapter 13 NACTT Quarterly Publication Jan 1994 Vol. 6, No. 2 Creditors Corner
"Does CERLA Impose Personal Liability on a Trustee of Testamentary Trust to Recoup Response Costs?" ABI Journal, Oct 1993 Vol. XIII, No. 8, Toxins-R-Us Column