Attorney Profile

Lynn Wartchow is the founding attorney of Wartchow Law Office, LLC and has practiced bankruptcy law since 2005. Lynn received her undergraduate degree from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota in 1998 and her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2004. During law school, Lynn was a recipient of the Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellowship and worked to support victims’ rights in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Prior to entering into private practice, Lynn also worked in the big four public accounting firm of Ernst & Young in Minneapolis with a focus on global mobility and human capital. Lynn practices bankruptcy law, including Chapter 11 business reorganization proceedings and bankruptcy litigation, tax law, and other areas of law involving debt relief.

Member National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)

Education

  • Carleton College, B.A. (1998)
  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D. (2004)

Practice Areas

  • Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 13 Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 11 Business Reorganizations
  • Chapter 11 Individual Reorganization
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Debt negotiation (non-bankruptcy)
  • Tax law: audit, compromise, negotiation, appeal

Admitted to Practice

  • Minnesota (2004)
  • U.S. District Court for the District Minnesota (2005)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Western Wisconsin (2009)

Publications and Honors