Mark Shapiro, Esq.

Bar Admissions

• State of Michigan

• U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan

• U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit 


Member

• Federal Bar Association

• State Bar of Michigan

• American Bankruptcy Institute

• National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

• Consumer Bankruptcy Association, Eastern District of Michigan (Member, Board of Directors, March 2009-present) 


Certication / Specialties

• Chapter 7 Panel Trustee, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (1998present) 


Seminars/Presentations

• American Bankruptcy Institute, Central States Conference, Consumer Trial Skills (June 2007)

• Mock Appellate Argument, American Bankruptcy Institute, Detroit Consumer Program (November 2007)

• US Attorney’s Oce/Trustee Training: Mortgage Fraud (January 2008)

• Consumer Bankruptcy Association/Bench and Bar Seminar on E.D.Mich. New Local Bankruptcy Rules (April 2008)

• Consumer Bankruptcy Association Seminar on Means Testing and Application of Form 22 (June 2008)

• Michigan Association of Certied Public Accountants, Continuing Education Seminar on Valuing Distressed Companies (June 2008)

• Instructor, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division, Trial Advocacy Clinic (February 2008)

• ABI/Central States Bankruptcy Workshop: Litigation Skills in Consumer Cases (June 2008)

• NBI Bankruptcy Forum: What Judges and Trustees Want You To Know (April 2009)

• ABI Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, Advisory Board, Speaker, Moderator: The Special Challenges of High Income Debtors (November 2009)

• Michigan State Bar Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) Moderator/Speaker: Basic Litigation in Bankruptcy Court (February 9, 2010)

• Michigan State Bar ICLE Speaker: Choosing Your Bankruptcy Chapter (April 19, 2010)

• ABI/Central States Bankruptcy Workshop: “Have You Noticed that Your Neighbor’s in Bankruptcy? High-Income Consumer Debtor Cases” (June 2010)

• Michigan State Bar ICLE Speaker: Take the Steps to Build Your Bankruptcy Practice (February 2011) • Speaker, CBA & ICLE/Updates, Strategies, and Judicial Insights: Litigation Skills and Trial Preparation (April 2011)

• Panel Speaker, Consumer Bankruptcy Association of Detroit: Who Gets the Money? The Homeowner, the Chapter 7 Trustee, or the Mortgage Company? (June 2011)

• Instructor, Federal Bar Association & CBA, Trial Advocacy Clinic (October 2011)

• ABI Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, Speaker: Advanced Chapter 7 Track: Part 1 (Tax Refunds and Returns; Legal and Equitable Issues in Property Ownership; FraudulentTransfer Issues; Insider Preferences; Life Insurance Exemption Issues) (November 2011)

• Michigan State Bar ICLE Moderator/Speaker: Basic Litigation in Bankruptcy Court (February 2012) • Michigan State Bar ICLE Speaker/Updates, Strategies, and Judicial Insights: Real Property Issues for Bankruptcy Practitioners (May 2012) 

• ABI Detroit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, Speaker: Bankruptcy for the Self-Employed (November 2012)

• Michigan State Bar ICLE Speaker: Step-By-Step Bankruptcy Means Test Calculations (February 2013)

• Chapter 11 Roundtable – Panel Speaker: Enhancing Debtors’ Potential for Success in Small to Medium Size Chapter 11 Cases (October 2014)

• Federal Bar Association Panel Speaker, Rapid Fire Roundtable Event (October 2015) 


Education

• Kalamazoo College (B.A., 1986)

• Wayne State University Law School (J.D., 1989)

• Middleton Real Estate School, Completion of Michigan Real Estate Broker Licensing Class (1998)