JULIE E. FURMAN STODOLKA (also licensed in California)
Legal AssistantMs. Stodolka’s entire professional experience has been in insolvency law. She worked in the Bankruptcy Department of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton in San Diego before clerking for three years for the Honorable Joseph W. Hedrick Jr., in Modesto California.
In 1991, Ms. Stodolka moved to the Bankruptcy Department of Allen, Polgar, Proietti & Fagalde in Merced, California. Her specialty was representation of Trustees in several hotly contested cases. From 1995 to 2005, she operated her own office in Merced, California representing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 debtors, preference defendants and Creditors Committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcies.
Ms. Stodolka relocated to Wisconsin in 2006 and represented Chapter 11 debtors and creditors as an Associate of Kerkman & Dunn in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 2006 through 2008. She currently represents debtors in Chapter 11 reorganizations, Chapter 12 farm reorganizations, Chapter 7 liquidations and Chapter 13 repayment plans.
Practice AreasBankruptcy & Insolvency Law including: Non-Bankruptcy Options, Business & Consumer, Business Workouts, Financial Reorganization, Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12, Chapter 13, Forbearance Agreements, Foreclosure Defense, Reorganization Plans, Loan Modification
Professional Associations/AchievementsState of Wisconsin Bar Association
• Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors’ Rights Section Member
State of California Bar Association
EducationCornell University, A.B. – Phi Beta Kappa (1971)
UC Berkeley, Master's Degree in History (1973)
UCLA Law School, J.D. (1987)
Bar AdmissionsState Bar of California (1987)
State Bar of Wisconsin (2006)
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin (2007)
United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin (2007)
Community ActivitiesA published poet, Ms. Stodolka also sings in community choirs and publishes a small blog discussing culture, politics and, of course, the weather.