Adam R. Weaver, Esquire
Adam R. Weaver, Esquire is a graduate of Ohio Northern College of Law in 2008. He graduated with a double major in Philosophy and Psychology from Duquesne University in 2005. Attorney Weaver is also a proud graduate of 2010 Class of Leadership Carbon sponsored by the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce. After graduating law school in 2008, for approximately five years, Attorney Weaver began his legal career working for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee and honed his skills in the practice of bankruptcy. In September, 2013, Attorney Weaver opened his own law office in Lehighton, Pennsylvania.
Attorney Weaver has a general practice of law, with an emphasis on bankruptcy related matters. He has also presented various continuing legal education courses to other attorneys on the subject of Bankruptcy. Whether you have a consumer or business bankruptcy related issue, Attorney Weaver can help explain the bankruptcy process and identify your legal needs in a complex area of the law with a cost-effective approach.
Attorney Weaver takes this same mentality learned through his experience practicing bankruptcy law toward reaching cost-effective results in his general practice of law to ensure his clients have a full understanding of anticipated costs when analyzing the facts of their specific case.
Adam R. Weaver, Esquire’s Curriculum Vitae:
State Court Admissions:
- Pennsylvania (2008)
- New Jersey (2008)
Federal Court Admissions:
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- Member of Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association (“MDBBA”), 2008-present
- Member of MDBBA’s Advisory Task Force, 2011-2012;
- MDBBA’s Subcommittee on Chapter 13 Fee Applications, 2012-2013 ;
- Member of Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2008-present;
- Member of Carbon County Bar Association (“CCBA”), 2008-present ;
- Board Member of CCBA, 2014-present;
- Co-Chair of Young Lawyer’s Division of CCBA, 2012-present
Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) Courses Previously Presented to Other Attorneys:
- Trustee Duties/Liabilities, June 12, 2015, 17th Annual MDBBA Conference;
- Wills for Heroes Training, January 22, 2015, Carbon County Bar Association;
- Essentials of Chapter 13 Practice, September 12, 2014, 19th Annual Middle District Bankruptcy Institute;
- Local Bankruptcy Rule Changes, June 13, 2014, 16th Annual MDBBA Conference;
- Considerations of a Pending Lawsuit Outside of Bankruptcy when a Case is Filed, June 14, 2013, 15th Annual MDBBA Conference;
- Discovery in Bankruptcy & the Rule 2004 Examination, June 14, 2013, 15th Annual MDBBA Conference;
- Oops, I Stepped in Bankruptcy: Practical Considerations for Non-Bankruptcy Practitioners, November 15, 2012, Carbon County Bar Association;
- U.S. Supreme Court Cases Roundup, October, 2011 and 2013, Carbon County Bar Association; & Crafting a Mortgage Foreclosure Defense, May 19, 2011, Carbon County Bar Association.
Reported Cases and Representative Unpublished Cases Actively Involved in:
- Schwab v. LPS Field Servs. (In re Corrente), 2014
- U.S. Dist. LEXIS 162768 (M.D.Pa, Nov. 20, 2014) (Law of the Case doctrine applicable to parties in interest for bankruptcy sale/settlement orders, and violation of the automatic stay);
- DeHart v. Eckert (In re Eckert), 485 B.R. 77 (Bankr. M.D.Pa 2013) (successfully defended chapter 13 trustee’s motion to modify a debtor’s confirmed chapter 13 plan to increase plan payments);
- Schwab v. Rockel, 492 B.R. 824 (M.D.Pa. 2013) (question of when is an amendment to bankruptcy schedules timely filed);
- In re Excel Storage Prods., L.P., 458 B.R. 175 (Bankr. M.D.Pa. 2011) (while representing a bankruptcy trustee, the bankruptcy court affirmed jurisdiction over out of state defendant for an avoidable preference paid by a corporate debtor);
- Thorpe v. Borough of Jim Thorpe, 2011 U.S.Dist. LEXIS 14587 (M.D.Pa. Feb. 2, 2011) (Section 1983 civil rights violation claim dismissed as precluded by the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act);
- In re Porvaznik, 456 B.R. 738 (Bankr. M.D.Pa. 2011) (while representing a bankruptcy trustee, the Court determined the proper domicile for adjudication of applicable federal or state law exemptions that a migratory debtor may claim when moving across state lines within 730 days before bankruptcy petition);
- Shoemaker v. Helena Chem. Co. (In re Shoemaker), 2011 Bankr. LEXIS 1272 (Bankr.M.D.Pa. April 13, 2011) (whether an intended beneficiary not a party to a contract may make a claim for payment against a debtor in a bankruptcy case);
- Wainright v. Bank of America, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99100 (M.D.Pa., Sept. 21, 2010) (lender’s motion to dismiss the homeowner’s complaint for the wrongful mortgage foreclosure and sheriff sale of homeowner’s residence was denied entitling the plaintiffs to proceed with their lawsuit against the lender);
- Schwab v. IRS (In re Hix), 2010 Bankr. LEXIS 2912 (Bankr. M.D.Pa., Sept. 10, 2010) (bankruptcy sale and dispute of ownership of assets);
- In re Orkin, 2010 Bankr. LEXIS 693 (Bankr. M.D.Pa., March 4, 2010) (while representing a bankruptcy trustee, the Court determined the burden of proof for an administrative claim in a bankruptcy case);
- Biege v. Sallie Mae Servicing, L.P., 417 B.R. 697 (Bankr. M.D.Pa. 2009) (issue of dischargeability of student loan interest when loan paid under a confirmed chapter 13 plan).
- “Do Not Go Peaceably to the Mortgage Foreclosure Mill“, Carbon County Independent Gazette, December 18, 2014;
- American Bar Association TIPS Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee’s 2007 Spring Newsletter
- “Norfolk Southern Railway Co. v. James N. Kirby, Pty Ltd. – When Admiralty Jurisdiction Docks Inland”;
- Tort Law Journal of Ohio – published by Thomson West – Staff Writer, 2007-2008.