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Our attorneys, Thomas Genova, Andrea B. Malin and Michelle Trier, have more than 61 years of combined experience helping bankruptcy clients in New York. Thomas Genova serves as a trustee for bankruptcy court near Poughkeepsie, and Andrea Malin is a past president of the Mid-Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association. The profiles of our New York bankruptcy attorneys are listed below.

Thomas Genova
Partner

Thomas Genova
Bar Admission:

New York, 1982
Education:
Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY

Thomas Genova has been practicing law for approximately thirty-five (35) years.  He has concentrated in bankruptcy and reorganization cases as an attorney for debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees, and as a Chapter 7 Private Panel Trustee since 1986.  He was a lecturer in Business Law at Marist College from 1985 to 1991.   
He has been a speaker for various professional groups to include The New York State Bar Association Programs on Bankruptcy, The Eighth Annual Bankruptcy Law Symposium, Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association,     The National business Institute Programs [Successful Creditor Strategies, Bankruptcy, Basic Bankruptcy in New York, Foreclosure and Repossession, Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law] and other professional organizations. He belongs to numerous member associations to include the New York State Bar Association, Dutchess County Bar Association, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association (First President, 1990-1991). Representative cases included InRe: Nutri Bevco, Inc., In Re: Lawrence and Julie Salander, In Re: Orange County Iron Works, Inc.
Mr. Genova attended St. John’s University, BS 1979 and Brooklyn Law School, JD 1982.


Andrea B. Malin
Partner

andrea malin

Bar Admission:
New York, 1991
Education:
Albany Law School
Union University, Albany, NY

Andrea B. Malin has been practicing law for twenty-six (26) years.  She has concentrated her practice in bankruptcy and reorganizing cases as an attorney for debtors and creditors.  She has spoken at several seminars and issued printed materials on all issues regarding Chapter 7, Chapter 12 and Chapter 13 cases.  She has been a speaker for various professional groups including the American Bar Association, Mid-Hudson Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Capital Region Bar Association.  She was President of the Mid-Hudson Bankruptcy Bar Association for two (2) consecutive years.  She has extensive experience in the Mortgage Modification Process and has been selected by the Bankruptcy Court to serve on several committees developing the Southern District of New York’s Bankruptcy Court’s Loan Modification Procedures.  She has also served on several committees in conjunction with the Court and local practitioners to aid the Bankruptcy Court in its strategic planning for future practices and procedures.  Ms. Malin has had a great deal of experience in aiding both consumers and businesses to address their financial needs and achieve their financial goals.  She is a member of the New York State and American Bar Association, Mid-Hudson Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Mid-Hudson Women’s Bar Association. 

 

Michelle Trier
Partner

michelle trier
Bar Admission:
New York, 2011
Education:
Albany Law School
Union University, Albany, NY

Michelle L.Trier is a partner with the firm of Genova & Malin.  She has been practicing law for six (6) years, exclusively in bankruptcy law.  She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Dutchess County Bar Association and the Mid-Hudson Women’s Bar Association.  She is currently the Vice President of the Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association.  Ms. Trier received her BA from Binghamton University and her JD, cum laude from Albany Law School. 



Under a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, we are able to help some clients discharge debt. Other clients find personal debt relief under a repayment plan approved through a Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing. Businesses can turn to us to get breathing space from creditors under a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization plan.

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