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4900 Hopyard Road
Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Phone: (925) 417-0300
Fax: (925) 417-0301
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Certified Specialist on Creditors' Rights
Welcome to the Law Offices of Stephen G. Opperwall

Alameda County, Santa Clara County & Contra Costa County Creditors' Rights Attorney

Debt Collection and Creditors' Rights Lawyer in Alameda County, CA

If you are facing a legal matter involving creditors' rights, debt collection, commercial litigation or business litigation, you will need an attorney at your side experienced with civil cases who can zealously and effectively protect your rights and interests as a creditor.

Stephen G. Opperwall is a highly experienced civil litigation lawyer who has approximately 35 years of legal experience in this field.

Attorney Opperwall first received the designation of "Board Certified Specialist in Creditors' Rights" in 1997 from the Academy of Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Specialists and the Commercial Law League of America. By 2003, the certification functions of the Academy had been taken over by the American Board of Certification, and Mr. Opperwall was recertified at that time. Mr. Opperwall's certification continued into 2010, by which time he had been named to the list of Super Lawyers of Northern California in creditors rights, bankruptcy, and business/commercial litigation. The status of Certified Specialist in Creditors' Rights has been held by fewer than 10 attorneys in California.

Mr. Opperwall has also been named to the highly exclusive and honored list of Super Lawyers of Northern California. This list is reserved for the top 5% of attorneys in the area. Mr. Opperwall was first named to the Super Lawyers of Northern California list starting in 2007, and virtually every year since that time. He has also been named to the Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition. Mr. Opperwall's areas of designation on the Super Lawyers of Northern California list are creditors' rights, bankruptcy, and business litigation. There are only approximately 40 attorneys on the Super Lawyers of Northern California list in creditors' rights, out of nearly 300,000 attorneys in California.

At the Law Offices of Stephen G. Opperwall, clients can expect to receive personal attention and service through every step of the legal process, as well as fiercely loyal and tireless representation both inside and outside of the courtroom. The firm represents clients in civil litigation focusing on creditors' rights, as well as a range of other issues in business law, commercial law, and bankruptcy. Your initial consultation with Northern California creditors' rights lawyer Stephen Opperwall is free, and you can count on receiving honest, valuable advice so you can make the right decision about your case and legal counsel.

Gaining Control Over Accounts Receivable With a Debt Collection Lawyer

When you are dealing with an issue regarding debt collection, direct intervention by an experienced creditors' rights attorney can help ensure that you recover your money fast. Outstanding accounts receivable can create a number of problems for any company, large or small. Debtors may be less likely to ignore a letter or other communication from an attorney than they would the vendor themselves.

With extensive experience in debt collection litigation and as a creditors' rights specialist, Stephen G. Opperwall understands how to deal with the many aspects of debt collection. For examples, refer to the links for Areas of Law and for Types of Procedures & Proceedings. You have many avenues of legal recourse that can be explored to help you gain control over outstanding debt.

Practice Areas - Creditors' Rights, Civil and Debt Collection

The Law Offices of Stephen G. Opperwall can assist you with expert legal services and litigation in areas including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Implied Covenant of Good Faith & Fair Dealing
  • Fraudulent Transfer
  • Leases
  • Real Property Disputes
  • Broker Disputes
  • Bankruptcy (Representing Creditors)
  • Labor/Employment Disputes
  • Construction Disputes
  • Mechanics' Liens

The Law Offices of Stephen G. Opperwall has a main office location in Pleasanton as well as one in Santa Clara, and takes on cases throughout all of Northern California. Whether you are seeking representation in Santa Clara County, Contra Costa County or Alameda County, the firm can assist you.

Consult Attorney Stephen G. Opperwall Today

In the face of a legal matter that has the potential to significantly impact you financially, personally and professionally, your choice of legal counsel is important. Your attorney may directly impact the outcome of your case, particularly if he or she is incompetent or inexperienced. At the Law Offices of Stephen G. Opperwall, you can feel confident that your case is in experienced hands. Board certified in creditors' rights and with almost three decades of civil litigation experience, Attorney Opperwall is a wise choice.

Call our firm at (925) 417-0300 or contact us online for your case evaluation.

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Address: 4900 Hopyard Road Suite 100 Pleasanton, CA 94588 Phone: (925) 417-0300 Fax: (925) 417-0301