There are numerous ways to find a bankruptcy lawyer to represent you. Here are some suggestions.
If you need to find a bankruptcy lawyer you can usually start looking in Martidale-Hubble Law Directory. It lists lawyers in every state and they are peer review rated. AV is the best rating. You can also look at lawyers.com. It is the web equivalent of the Martindale-Hubble Law Directory. Findlaw is also a good resource. Findlaw and lawyers.com list lawyers by practice area and location.
If that does not work, then you can look in the yellow pages or call the state bar in your state. Most states have a bankruptcy bar group. Most lawyers will give you a referral or recommend another lawyer if they are unable to take your case. In addition, if you know a friend or family who has used a lawyer, then you could ask them to help you find a bankruptcy lawyer. In addition, you can look in the phone book under bankruptcy or debt resolution attorneys. In most phone books the lawyers are listed by practice to help you find the right lawyer.
You usually want a lawyer who specializes in bankruptcy matters so he or she will be current in the law. Depending upon the facts of your case, a good lawyer can get you a fresh start or a discharge under the bankruptcy code. The lawyer may be able to help you with issues regarding foreclosure, reducing your auto loan, and discharging your credit card debt and medical debt. In any event a good bankruptcy lawyer will be able to review your financial situation and propose a solution for you. If you are thinking about filing bankruptcy, then you should consult a bankruptcy attorney regarding the facts of your case.