Richardo I. Kilpatrick is the president of Kilpatrick & Associates, PC in Auburn Hills, Mich., and specializes in creditors' rights and insolvency law while focusing on corporate, consumer and commercial litigation and bankruptcy, real property remedies for creditors, real property transactions and general corporate counseling. He is a past president of ABI and has served on the board of directors for the American College of Bankruptcy. Mr. Kilpatrick is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. He was inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Bankruptcy in March 1999 and appointed to its board of directors in July 2001. Mr. Kilpatrick has spoken at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and is a presenter at numerous seminars focusing on bankruptcy and collections presented by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education faculty for the Norton Litigation Institute, PESI and ABI. He is a frequent speaker and an editor for Norton's Treatise on Bankruptcy, and he frequently publishes articles on consumer and commercial bankruptcy. In October 2008, Mr. Kilpatrick was invited to be a conferee at the National Bankruptcy Conference, and in August 2011 he accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules. He is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification, and he received his B.A. in economics in 1973 from Harvard University and his J.D. in 1982 from the University of Michigan Law School.
Richardo I. Kilpatrick