Defending Homeownership

Bill Cherbonnier, a Jesuit High School graduate, received his J.D. from Tulane University School of Law and was admitted to practice before the Louisiana Supreme Court in 1973.  He is a longtime member of the Louisiana Association for Justice, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (Louisiana State Chair, 2006-2016), and the National Association of Consumer Advocates.  Bill was honored to receive the Distinguished Service Award on three separate occasions from the New Orleans Pro Bono Project and the 2017 Pro Bono Publico Award from the Louisiana State Bar Association. He aggressively and proudly defends individuals and small businesses in state court foreclosure, repossession, and collection lawsuits, and uses the federal bankruptcy laws when necessary to give the honest but unfortunate debtor a fresh start.

Jonah Freedman, Jonah Freedman Law, LLC, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2014, Certified Financial Plannerä, 2004, Louisiana State University, B.S. in International Trade and Finance in 1998. Mr. Freedman began his career as a financial advisor for 13 years before becoming a fulltime attorney. His legal career started at the Loyola University Incubator Program, where he provided pro bono and low bono legal services to the underserved New Orleans community. Since 2016, Mr. Freedman has focused his practice on code-violation defense and tax-sale matters.

Material in this chapter is current as of June 27, 2023.

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