About

  • Focuses her practice on consumer bankruptcy restructuring and reorganization.

  • Represents both debtors and creditors in divorce-related bankruptcy proceedings.

  • Primarily represents debtors in Chapter 13 reorganization, which span from high net-worth and high income-earning individuals, to individuals seeking to prevent foreclosure or repossession of secured collateral.

  • Represented individuals reorganizing under Chapter 11, as well as individuals and businesses going through Chapter 7 liquidation. Extremely successful in practice stopping foreclosures, stripping secured liens and cramming down loans on collateral for individuals seeking to reorganize under Chapters 13 and 11.

  • Successfully defended appeals in the Federal Eastern District for the State of Michigan, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Education

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D.

  • University of Michigan, B.A.

  • Undergraduate Thesis completed in Contemporary American History
Admitted

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court Of Appeals 6th Circuit



Contact Information

Michelle H. Bass
Main: (248) 247-7070
Cell: (248) 210-3876
Fax: (248) 247-7099
Email: mbass@wolfsonbolton.com

More About Michelle

  • Recipient of Book Award in the upper level Entertainment Law Seminar

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014 – 2017
  • Intersection of Family Law & Bankruptcy, ICLE, 2016

  • Intersection of Family Law & Bankruptcy, Cooley Law School, 2011 - Present

  • Western District of Michigan Debtors Bar Seminar, 2017
  • Tamarack Camps, Board Secretary, 2014 - 2017

  • Tamarack Camps, Board Member, 2010 - 2017

  • JARC, Board Member, 2012 - Present

  • Kadima, Board Member, 2011 - 2014
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Association, Member, 2008 - Present

  • Oakland County Bar Association, Member

  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Gold, Lange & Majoros, P.C., 2008-2017

  • Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C., Law Clerk, 2007

  • Honorable Chief Judge Bernard A. Friedman for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judicial Intern, 2006