September 23, 2017

Richard M. Mitchell

Rick Mitchell Charlotte Bankruptcy LawyerPersonal Statement: “When I get a card at Christmastime from a person that says, `Thank you so much; you’ve really turned my life around,’ that just makes me feel damn good.”

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Richard Meriwether Mitchell

Practice Areas: Representation of debtors, creditors, and other parties in interest in civil cases, including receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors; representation of debtors, creditors and bankruptcy trustees in bankruptcy cases, including Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13; and asset planning for individuals.

Appointments: Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina (1979-present)

Admitted: NC State Bar, US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, US District Court for the Eastern District of NC, US District Court for the Middle District of NC, US District Court for the Western District of NC, US Tax Court

Specialization: North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization, Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Business Bankruptcy Law – 1987-present

Law School: J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1972

College: B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1970

Member: American Bankruptcy Institute, American Bar Association, Mecklenburg County Bar, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina State Bar

Born: Richmond, Virginia, June 22, 1940

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • National Business Institute
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Tax Institute
Rick Mitchell NC Board Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy

Professional recognition:

  • Super Lawyer:  2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.  Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Recent Speaking Engagements and Articles

  • Panelist: “Chapter 7 Trustees’ Panel — Q&A, Practice Tips and Trends” at the annual W.D.N.C. Bankruptcy Seminar sponsored by the Mecklenburg County Bar, held 5/14/10
  • Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy, NBI continuing legal education seminar, held 3/1/10
  • “Asset Planning and Protection,” authored by Richard M. Mitchell and Heather W. Culp, NCBA’s Elder Law section newsletter, 11/09
  • “Asset Planning and Protection,” a Mecklenburg County Bar continuing legal education seminar, held 5/28/09
  • Panelist: “Chapter 7 Trustees’ Panel — Q&A, Practice Tips and Trends” at the annual W.D.N.C. Bankruptcy Seminar sponsored by the Mecklenburg County Bar, held 5/8/09
  • “Small Business Bankruptcies: The Dream is Dead,” authored by Richard M. Mitchell and Heather W. Culp, Mecklenburg County Bar newsletter, 9/08