Stephen BilkisHead of Law Office
Stephen Bilkis is the founder and principal of the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC. Stephen has more than 18 years of experience, and provides legal guidance to clients throughout Nassau County, Manhattan, Suffolk County, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Westchester County who are in need of assistance with debt relief. Stephen Bilkis has represented countless clients regarding filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy and chapter 13 bankruptcy. In addition, Mr. Bilkis' practice includes representing clients in matters related to foreclosure, asset protection, wage garnishment, bank account levy, debt relief, credit repair, repossession, and creditor harassment. Because of his in dept understanding of bankruptcy law, Stephen knows that there are times when it is not advantageous for a client to file for either chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Stephen Bilkis graduated from Touro Law School in 1997 and was admitted to the New York bar the same year. Soon after graduating from law school Stephen established the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC. During nearly 2 decades of practicing law Stephen Bilkis has helped hundreds of New Yorkers who were experiencing financial crises. Because of his well-earned reputation as a knowledgeable and effective attorney, Stephen and his team have become distinguished commentators on today's legal issues and have appeared on CNN, CBS, CNBC, and ABC New York, as well as in the New York Times, New York Post and Newsday. Whether the case involves a bankruptcy filing, negotiating with a creditor, or foreclosure defense, Stephen works hard to protect his client’s interests as though they were his own.
As part of his bankruptcy practice Stephen Bilkis represents with sensitivity and professionalism both individual and business clients who are experiencing financial difficulties. With a concern toward the long-term financial health of his clients, Stephen advises clients on options for getting out of debt and helps them chart a course that will ensure that they will rebuild their credit and have a healthy financial future. Furthermore, Stephen's extensive experience allows him to craft an individual solution for each client's financial situation, rather than provide the same solution to all clients.
Stephen Bilkis has been a member of numerous bar associations and organizations including the American Prepaid Legal Institute, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York State Bar Association, AARP Legal Services Network, and the American Association for Justice.