Edward C. Boltz is a partner at the Law Offices of John T. Orcutt, P.C., where he has managed the firm’s practice in the Middle District of North Carolina since 1998, representing clients in not only Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcies, but also in related consumer rights litigation, including fighting abusive mortgage practices and developing innovative strategies related to student loans. Mr. Boltz received his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1993 and his J.D. from George Washington University in 1996. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, where he has been certified as a specialist in consumer bankruptcy law. He is admitted to practice before the Districts Courts in both the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina. Mr. Boltz also serves on Board of Directors for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), where he currently co-chairs its legislative efforts, having previously served two terms as its president. Additionally, he sits on the Bankruptcy Council for the North Carolina Bar Association and previously served as the Bankruptcy Chair for the North Carolina Association of Trial Lawyers.