Segments in this Video

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:42)


Robert Angst works with clients to meet their financial needs such as protection of assets or estate building.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Career Beginnings (01:43)

Hear about Angst's work in corporate bankruptcy and credit card collections before deciding to move to the consumer protection side of the business.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Keys for Success (01:46)

Angst talks about the challenges a small firm has in acquiring clients and staying current on changing laws.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Education and Certification Requirements (01:49)

Hear about Angst's degrees and about the benefits of having an accounting degree.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Workplace Atmosphere (01:59)

Angst describes being able to set his own hours, as a small family firm, compared to working for a large firm.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:23)

Angst offers education advice for those who have not completed college and those already in law school.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: A Day on the Job (01:49)

Angst describes how his time is divided between reviewing documents in his office, litigating in court, and preparing to work with new clients.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Industry Goals and Services (01:27)

Angst discusses the main goal of his clients and describes a typical client's financial situation.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Industry Challenges (01:24)

Angst talks about the effects a changing economy has on bankruptcy law. Major revisions to bankruptcy law, in 2005, caused many attorneys to quit the business.

Bankruptcy Lawyers: Looking at the Future (00:56)

Angst believes future additional consumer protection laws will mean less individual bankruptcies and more business bankruptcy work.

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Bankruptcy Lawyer—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a bankruptcy lawyer? In this Career Q&A video interview, Robert Angst talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in bankruptcy law. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 16 minutes

Item#: BVL145163

ISBN: 978-1-64198-337-2

Copyright date: ©2017

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