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Ms. McKelvie leads the firm's bankruptcy and creditors' rights departments. She has successfully represented creditors in numerous trials, arbitrations and appeals involving commercial, bankruptcy and consumer defense matters.

Ms. McKelvie's clients have included both secured and unsecured creditors including Ford Motor Credit Company, Chrysler Financial, Wells Fargo Bank, Nissan Acceptance Corporation and TD Bank. Her experience includes managing the firm's bankruptcy and creditors' rights departments, and appearing regulary in U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, in both the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Federal District Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Michigan District and Circuit Courts and the Michigan Court of Appeals. Ms. McKelvie has handled all aspects of consumer and commercial Chapter 7,11,12 and 13 bankruptcy cases for the firm's clients. In addition, she has defended many of her creditor clients in consumer litigation involving claims such as violation of the Michigan Collection Practices Act, violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and wrongful repossession. She has also assisted the firm's clients with collection and collateral recovery matters.

Ms. McKelvie graduated from Madonna College in 1991, with high honors, and from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1997. She joined the firm as an associate attorney in 1997 and became a Partner in 2005. Ms. McKelvie is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Michigan, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. Tax Court. She is a member of the Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association; the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Consumer Bankruptcy Assocation and the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees.

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Our firm services clients throughout Michigan including the entire Detroit Metro area (Oakland County, Wayne County and Macomb County) as well as Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids. With offices in Birmingham, MI we are close to Auburn Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield, Farmington Hills, Farmington, Franklin, Northville, Novi, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak, Southfield, Troy and West Bloomfield.

280 West Maple Rd, Suite 200
Birmingham, MI 48009

248-952-5138 fax