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Bankruptcy Filings Rise 10% and Local Courts Are Feeling the Pinch



Bankruptcy Filings Rise 10% and Local Courts Are Feeling the Pinch | Daily Business Review
















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Attorney Glenn Moses attributes the uptick to “…a more conservative approach by banks in their lending practices – causing liquidity issues for business which often results in a bankruptcy filing.”

August 01, 2023 at 11:38 AM

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Lisa Willis

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Federal court data show a double-digit uptick in bankruptcy filings, and the ripple effect is being felt in South Florida.

In a report issued July 31, personal and business bankruptcy filings rose 10 percent in the twelve-month period ending June 30, 2023, compared with the previous year.

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This South Florida Lawyer Just Became a Federal Judge



This South Florida Lawyer Just Became a Federal Judge | Daily Business Review

















Corali Lopez-Castro partner with Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton. Corali Lopez-Castro partner with Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton.

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“My parents left Cuba many years ago and they sacrificed everything, and you can imagine their pride in having their daughter as a federal bankruptcy judge,” the attorney said.

May 10, 2023 at 12:18 PM

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Michael A. Mora

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  • The Coral Gables attorney will fill the vacancy created by Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Emeritus A. Jay Cristol’s retirement.
  • The incoming federal bankruptcy judge said she will be sworn in within two weeks.
  • She brings over three decades of experience as a bankruptcy practitioner handling cases for domestic and international clients.

A Coral Gables attorney will become the next judge to preside over cases in  the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Corali Lopez-Castro, a partner at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, will fill the vacancy created by Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Emeritus A. Jay Cristol following his retirement in January after nearly four decades of service to the federal judiciary.

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