Attorneys
Nancy S. Martin

Partner
E-mail:  nmartin@balblawyers.com

Nancy Martin is a partner with the law firm of Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, L.L.C. She received her Juris Doctorate Degree in 2002 from Washington University School of Law, where she served as a student law clerk for the Honorable Barry S. Schermer in the Judicial Clerkship Clinic and received the Golden Quill Award for best brief in the Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition. She received her undergraduate degree in International Business in 1999, graduating magna cum laude from St. Louis University.
 

Nancy has engaged in private practice since 2003 and focuses her practice in bankruptcy, debtor/creditors rights, and civil litigation. Nancy has significant experience representing debtors and creditors in consumer and business bankruptcies, adversary proceedings, and other non-bankruptcy matters, including, without limitation, collection actions, foreclosures, unlawful detainers, loan workouts, loan modifications, and note sales. Within the bankruptcy context, she routinely handles issues involving plan confirmation, preferential and fraudulent transfers, lien avoidance, lien priority disputes, dischargeability, exemptions, automatic stay and discharge violations, and modifications of the automatic stay.
Nancy serves as a member of the Local Rules Advisory Committee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Missouri. She is also fluent in Spanish and is an active board member of the Hispanic Bar Association of St. Louis.
 

Education:

Washington University School of Law, J.D. 2002
St. Louis University, B.S.B.A., International Business 1999
 

Licensure:

Missouri, 2003
Illinois 2004
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court for the District of Kansas
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
 

Practice Areas:

Bankruptcy and Reorganization, Debtor/Creditor Rights, Secured Transactions, and Civil and Commercial Litigation

Affiliations:

Local Rules Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Missouri
American Bankruptcy Institute
Hispanic Bar Association of St. Louis
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan St. Louis
Hispanic Leaders Group
Bayer Toastmasters Club