Stacey Mattia is a paralegal in the consumer bankruptcy department. Stacey works with Erin Brignola primarily assisting consumer debtors with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 matters. Stacey and Erin have worked as a team for over 30 years and in doing so, focus on the individual client needs and direct contact to help clients achieve their goals. Stacey and Erin also prepare Simple Wills and Powers of attorney/ Advanced Health Care Directives for their clients. All calls are timely answered by either Stacey or Erin and this team will quickly respond to email communications. Stacey personally assists each client and treats them with respect and empathy. She is proud to be a part of this two-women consumer department, who aim to treat each client as if they were a friend who needed legal help.
Stacey does a variety of tasks as a paralegal including initiating contact with the potential client, working with the client to gather the necessary information to prepare the petition and schedules; meeting with client for the signing appointment; and preparing the client for their 341 Trustee meeting or hearing. Stacey prepares and files follow up documents necessary to assist the client in the completion of their case to discharge. Stacey works with various creditor attorney offices and staff, the Trustee’s staff, and the Court staff to facilitate the smooth transition of the consumer filings.
Stacey believes the most important part of her job is to help clients find relief from financial hardship and the tough fallout that is produced, by guiding them through the bankruptcy and debt relief process and maintaining a balance of trust and confidence from the client. Many times, this is the only legal experience for these clients, and having a paralegal that is entrusted with making sure their legal matter is handled with professionalism, confidence, personal attention, and communication goes a long way in making this legal experience rewarding to all. She takes extreme pride in making a very difficult life situation for the client, a little bit easier while maintaining a happy disposition.
Stacey also enjoys volunteering as a Mentor for Special Olympics and is a valued member and volunteer in her church & community.