Marcia T. Dunn

Marcia T. Dunn is a Partner at Dunn Law, PA and focuses her practice on bankruptcy and insolvency-related matters, along with mediation and alternative dispute resolution.

In addition to her law practice, Marcia Dunn has served as a Chapter 7 panel trustee in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida since 1992.  Ms. Dunn has also served as an operating trustee and as a court appointed examiner in Chapter 11 business cases.  She is experienced in the liquidation of all types of assets, including reals estate, personal property of all kinds and intangible property.

Ms. Dunn was certified as a mediator in the areas of civil circuit, county and family law, and is on the approved list of mediators for the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida.  She also serves as a mediator for the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts Mortgage Modification Mediation (MMM) program.  She has lectured extensively for various organizations, classes, and seminars on the topic of bankruptcy law.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Mediation and ADR
  • Chapter 7 Panel Bankruptcy Trustee, Southern District of Florida
  • Mediator, Mortgage Modification Mediation Program (MMM) for US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Florida (1982)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (1984)
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida (1984)

EDUCATION

  • University of Miami, B.S., magna cum laude (1979)
  • University of Miami, J.D. with honors (1982)
  • Certification as Mediator, Florida International University (2001)
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Certification Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Certified Mediator, Supreme Court of Florida, in Circuit Civil, County Court and Family Law (2001)
  • Bankruptcy Mediator, Southern District of Florida (2000)
  • Certified Arbitrator, Supreme Court of Florida (2002)
  • Qualified Mortgage Modification Mediation Program Mediator (2013)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENTS

  • Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District of Florida – (held the offices of President-Elect, First Vice-President, Second Vice President, and Secretary, 1992 – 1998)
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Speaker/Instructor, University of Miami Annual Basic Bankruptcy Seminar
  • Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District of Florida (1996 – 1997)
  • Chairperson, Brown Bag Lunch Educational Series, Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District of Florida (1991 – 1992)
  • Speaker, Give Something Back Pro Bono Organization, Dade County Bar Association (1997 – 1998)
  • Public Service, Ask Your Lawyer radio program, WMBM, Miami Beach, Florida