Daniel A. Brader

Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Attorney
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Email dabrader@wardandsmith.com
919.277.9147 Fax 919.277.9177
Post Office Box 33009, Raleigh, NC 27636-3009

Danny is ready and willing to help creditors, banks, and financial institutions navigate the legal complexities of the bankruptcy process. In his practice, he represents clients in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy matters involving relief from the automatic stay, objections to proposed bankruptcy plans, and challenges to the valuation of collateral. He defends banks and lenders in debt collection, foreclosure proceedings, and claim and delivery actions.  He additionally defends lenders against claims made under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Additionally, Danny is well-equipped to advise on a wide variety of financial contracts in bankruptcy proceedings, such as promissory notes, deeds of trust, lien modifications, as well as, security, lease, reaffirmation, and settlement agreements. He has experience filing and pursuing claims against debtors seeking case resolution through dispositive motions or negotiation of forbearance or settlement agreements. 

Education

  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2015
  • B.S., magna cum laude North Carolina State University, 2012

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association – Division: Young Lawyers
  • North Carolina Bar Association – Division: Bankruptcy
  • North Carolina Creditors Bar Association – Head of Membership Committee
  • Wake County Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina State Bar, 2015
  • All state courts in North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina

 

 

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