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Walter A. Metzen - Detroit, MI

645 Griswold StreetSuite 3156 Penobscot Building Detroit, MI 48226

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Updated: 09/10/2018

Detroit Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer


I'm Walter Metzen, a Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney located in Michigan with offices in Detroit and Royal Oak, Michigan. My office has handled over 13,000 personal bankruptcy cases in the past 20+ years. I pride myself in offering quality legal representation with very affordable legal fees...

About Walter A. Metzen

Practice Areas

  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
  • Birth Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Consumer Protection
  • Construction Accidents
  • Credit Repair
  • Foreclosure & Alternatives
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mesothelioma & Asbestos
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury-Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability
  • Social Security Disability
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Termination


Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan

Specialties and Certifications

  • Michigan Consumer Bankruptcy Law, American Board of Bankruptcy Certification, 2006
  • Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist, American Board of Bankruptcy Certification, 2005

Other Affiliations

  • State of Michigan Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Federal Bar
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Association
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Debtor’s Bar Association of Detroit Michigan (Member)


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan, December, 1991
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: Dean's List
    Honors: Dean's Scholarship for Academic Excellence
    Honors: 3.7 G.P.A. Ranked 1st in Class
  • Michigan State University, June, 1987
    Bachelor of Science
    Honors: Michigan Higher Education Award for Academic Excellence
    Honors: Michigan Jurisprudence Award (Book awards-Torts, Civil Procedure, Insurance Law)
    Major: Criminalistics and Forensic Science

Classes and Seminars

  • Contributing Speaker, Consumer Bankruptcy Association & The Institute of Continuing Legal Educations Consumer Bankruptcy Institute’s 2nd Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Institute


Other Sources of Feedback About Walter A. Metzen

Included on the 2023 Michigan list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Michigan Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Walter A. Metzen on Super Lawyers


  • Michigan Super Lawyer in Consumer Bankruptcy, 2012 - Present
  • Michigan Super Lawyer in Consumer Bankruptcy, 2013 - Present

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645 Griswold StreetSuite 3156 Penobscot Building Detroit, MI 48226


  • 313-962-4241

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