Rita founded Kostopoulos & Associates in 2004 after seeing a need to help clients in financial difficulty. Her firm has filed over 9,000 cases. She is committed to representing her clients in an honest, caring and respectful manner. Federal Judges and US Trustees know that Rita is a great attorney, her firm produces high quality work and very well respected. Your case is in great hands and you will receive the best possible outcome as stipulated by law. Rita is licensed in Michigan and California. Ms. Kostopoulos was admitted to the Michigan Bar in 2001 and the California Bar in 2012. She is Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist by the American Board of Certification since 2009. EDUCATION: Wayne State University (B.S. 1998): Wayne State University Law School (J.D. 2001). MEMBER: State Bar of Michigan; State Bar of California. Admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; Western District of Michigan; Northern District of California and admitted to the Colorado US District Court. Consumer Bankruptcy Association Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Member. Ms. Kostopoulos attends many American Bankruptcy Institute conferences throughout the year and is fluent in Greek.
David is an associate attorney with Kostopoulos & Associates PLLC. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from University of Windsor, Canada in 2015. He went on to receive his JD degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2018. Davis is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan, as well as he Eastern and Western District of Michigan Federal Courts. He has previously served as a board member for Detroit’s Free Legal Aid Clinic and is fluent in Mandarin.
Daniel is an associate Attorney with Kostopoulos & Associates PLLC. He received his B.A from Wayne State University and Juris Doctor from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Daniel is licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan. He is the recipient of his law school’s Book Award for excellence in Contracts and Business Organization. While in law school, he participated in the Bankruptcy Pro Bono clinic program, which provided aid to indigent clients who needed to file bankruptcy. Daniel is fluent in Arabic and is involved in various volunteer projects within the Metro Detroit Middle - Eastern/American community.
Richard is an associate attorney with Kostopoulos Law Group, P.C. Richard has over 15 years of experience in bankruptcy law. Prior to joining Kostopoulos Law Group, Richard served for 11 years as a Staff Attorney for Chapter 13 Trustee David L. Skelton in San Diego. Richard received his B.A Degree from Santa Clara University, where he graduated cum laude and received his Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. He was the recipient of the Witkin, CALI, and Jefferson Medal awards for academic excellence in Bankruptcy, Advanced Property, and Trusts, as well as the American Bankruptcy Institute's Medal of Excellence in Bankruptcy. He is licensed to practice law in the State of California.
Blanca Garza is a Paralegal for the Kostopoulos Law Group. She has over 7 years of bankruptcy experience with the Northern and Eastern District of California. Blanca is bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English.
Luke Hayes is a law clerk with Kostopoulos & Associates. He has a Juris Doctor Degree from Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He has 3 years of experience in creditor legal collections.
Stacy Johnson is a Legal Assistant for the Kostopoulos Law Group. Prior to KLG, Stacy was a Legal Assistant with a Family Law Firm in San Francisco Bay Area. An Oakland native, Stacy is a loyal fan of the local sports teams, A’s, Raiders and Warriors and enjoys spending time with her family.
Rebeca Peraza is a Paralegal for the Kostopoulos Law Group. She has 10+ years of Bankruptcy experience with firms in Southern California. Rebeca is bilingual in English and Spanish and provides outstanding customer service.
Mrs. Kostopoulos is a mail clerk at the law firm of Kostopoulos & Associates, PLLC