About Us

About Us

Michael A. Paasch, Bankruptcy Attorney

Michael A. Paasch  represents clients in all aspects of the debtor and creditor relationship, focusing on issues such as representing debtors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, enforcement of security interests, liens and guarantees. In addition, he offers his expertise in legal matters regarding secured lending, refinancing and workouts of secured and unsecured debt.

Michael A. Paasch represents both individual and business debtors, creditors, and trustees in bankruptcy liquidation and reorganization cases, and state court receivership and assignment for the benefit of creditors’ proceedings.

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Bar and Court Admissions

+ Admitted to bar, 1990, Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.
+ 1997, U.S. District Court, Southern District; U.S. District Court, Northern District; U.S. Court of Appeals; Eleventh Circuit.


+ University of Florida (B.S., with honors, 1986; J.D., with honors, 1989)
+ Recipient, Book Awards for: Contracts; Administrative Law; Corporations
+ New attorney Award of Excellence, Orange County Legal Aid Society, 1996

Professional Activities

+ Orange County and American Bar Associations
+ The Florida Bar
+ Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association


About The Firm

At Mateer Harbert, we’re passionate about the law and relentlessly committed to client service. Since our firm was founded in 1960, we’ve built longstanding relationships on the traditional values of diligence, dedication, loyalty and hard work.These guiding principles have enabled us to grow from a group of four attorneys to a full-service law firm offering counsel on a wide range of legal matters. We are privileged to serve clients across the entire spectrum of law – with particular expertise in litigation, real estate, healthcare, construction and condemnation. In all those areas – whatever the challenge – we have the capacity to respond with agility . . . mobilize quickly . . . and act decisively to deliver solutions that best meet our clients’ needs.

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