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Mr. Pittman's experience includes 4 years clerking for a federal bankruptcy judge and more than a decade of practice handling all aspects of bankruptcy cases (representing debtors and creditors); consumer litigation; and residential mortgage-related litigation. His deadline-driven and litigation-intensive practice feeds a sense of urgency and attention to detail that serves his clients well.

Mr. Pittman presently handles litigation in all areas of bankruptcy and consumer law. His practice focuses on litigation under the automatic stay and discharge injunction, as well as the Bankruptcy Code and Rules, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Admissions and Court Memberships

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Juris Doctor – 2003
  • Activities: Moot Court National Team Member; Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Team Member; Appellate Advocacy III Coordinator
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Distinction – 2000
  • Scholarships & Awards: Order of the Barristers; Coburn Advocacy Scholarship 2002-2003; Law Diversity Scholarship 2000-2002; Best Brief Award – Ellison Moot Court Competition; Dean’s List; Top Grade, Contracts

Professional Affiliations 

  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Past President, Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Past Vice Chair, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Committee on Bankruptcy and Commercial Law