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J.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Law
B.A., University of Puerto Rico
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Bar Professional & Civic Affiliations:
Puerto Rico Bar Association, Member, Bankruptcy Commission
American Bankruptcy Institute
Rosamar García-Fontán is a Member of the Real Estate, Financing & Bankruptcy Group, Corporate Division of Fiddler, González & Rodríguez, P.S.C.
Mrs. García-Fontán possess a tripartite Bankruptcy Law experience as an In-House Counsel for a mayor Banking Institution; as a Chapter 13 Trustee Staff Attorney; and as Member of a top tier Law Firm. Her practice focuses primarily on matters pertaining to Bankruptcy Law and creditor’s rights, representing secured and unsecured creditors in commercial and personal bankruptcy proceedings. She works with clients to provide strategic legal advice and represents creditors in litigation at every stage of the Bankruptcy proceedings, in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico and before the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit.
Ms. García-Fontán regularly serves as speaker in Bankruptcy seminars and as Guest Lecturer at Law School courses. In one of her latest seminars, the American Bankruptcy Institute’s 2016 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium, she participated in a panel which was comprised, among others, by the two current Chapter 13 Trustees in the Island. In the first English compilation of the Puerto Rico Bar Association’s Law Journal which was dedicated exclusively to the discussion of Bankruptcy Law, she published the article titled “Considerations for Mortgage Creditors in Chapter 13 cases”. This task was organized by the Bankruptcy Commission, of which she is also a member, of the Puerto Rico Bar Association.
Among her published cases you find In re Sepulveda Soto, 491 B.R. 307 (1st BAP 2013), which was among the cases selected and outlined for discussion at the 2013 National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees (NACTT) conference held in New York City.
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