Stephen R. Franks

Stephen Franks is an attorney in the Cleveland office, focusing his practice on representing automobile and mortgage lenders in bankruptcy proceedings. He has over 13 years’ experience representing secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies; along with extensive experience handling litigated matters in bankruptcy adversary proceedings. Stephen is admitted to practice in Ohio state courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. Mr. Franks is active in the community and is a member of both the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He also serves as a Civil Service Commissioner for the City of Lyndhurst.

EDUCATION
  • University of Akron School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • University of Cincinnati, B.S., 1999
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio
CIVIC INVOLVEMENT
  • Civil Service Commissioner for the City of Lyndhurst