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Bradshaw Attorney Jeffrey D. Goetz Recertified as Consumer Bankruptcy Law Specialist

October 21, 2019

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The American Board of Certification (ABC) Standards Committee has recertified Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C. bankruptcy attorney Jeffrey D. Goetz as a Consumer Bankruptcy Law Specialist. Coupled with a certification as a Business Bankruptcy Specialist, Mr. Goetz is one of fewer than 200 bankruptcy professionals in the country dual-certified in both business and consumer bankruptcy law. 

To become recertified, Mr. Goetz satisfied the following requirements for ABC:

  • Full time practice of law for at least five years;
  • Be in good standing in the Bar Associations of all states in which a license to practice law is held;
  • Documented involvement in business bankruptcy by providing information on cases practiced;
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing legal education by earning at least 60 hours of bankruptcy education in the past three years;
  • Passed an extensive day-long, written examination covering business bankruptcy issues.

Jeffrey D. Goetz primarily practices bankruptcy law. He earned his law degree from California Western School of Law and has practiced in Des Moines since 2001. Mr. Goetz is past president of the Federal Bar Association, Iowa Chapter (2013-2016).

The American Board of Certification (ABC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public and improving the quality of the bankruptcy and creditors' rights law bars. ABC has certified nearly 1,000 attorneys in consumer and business bankruptcy and creditor's rights law nationwide. ABC certification serves the public by allowing potential clients to make an informed decision in choosing bankruptcy and creditors rights counsel. In addition, ABC certification encourages attorneys to strive toward excellence and recognizes those attorneys who have met the rigorous ABC standards. ABC offers separate certification programs in business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors' rights law. For a complete listing of certified attorneys, see

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