Jeffrey Fraser is a Bankruptcy attorney at ALAW and focuses his attention on representing secured lenders and assuring that such creditors’ interests are protected in Chapters 7, 11, and 13. In his practice, Jeffrey handles contested litigation, including, but not limited to: valuation hearings, adversary proceedings, sanction hearings, and any and all other disputed matters in the bankruptcy court. Further; recognizing the importance of collaborative lawyering, Jeffrey has also been an active participant in Florida’s Mortgage Modification Mediation Program (“MMM”); wherein Jeffrey represents Lenders (in a less adversarial capacity) in attempting to afford Debtors the most meaningful loan modification review possible. In such capacity, Jeffrey has also served as a panelist with a standing Chapter 13 Trustee, along with a Southern District of Florida Judge, on a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) panel discussing the merits of the MMM Program.
Demonstrating his belief that lawyers are public servants, Jeffrey is also dedicated to his local community, as he is the most recent President of the Jamaican-American Bar Association. In such capacity, Jeffrey has helped this organization create mentorship relationships with local law students and organized bankruptcy and foreclosure workshops for the South Florida community.
Jeffrey graduated from The University of Miami in 2007 and earned his JD from the University of Miami in 2010. He began his career at ALAW in 2013.
Jeffrey was selected by Super Lawyers to the Florida Rising Stars for 2019 and 2020. After more than six years of service and an exceptional record, he has been selected to this premiere list for the second year in a row. This list is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Florida receive this distinction.