Dean G. Sutton received his B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University in 1973. He then graduated from Rutgers – The State University – School of Law in 1979. The following is a synopsis of his various achievements, memberships and credentials:

  • Over 40 Years Experience – successfully representing several thousand clients in bankruptcy matters – his practice is limited to bankruptcy, debt negotiation, mortgage modification and real estate when related to bankruptcy
  • Board Certified by The American Bankruptcy Board of Certification – Consumer Bankruptcy Law. One of only 9 attorneys in New Jersey to be so Certified
  • Named to New Jersey Super Lawyers for 2008 and 2009. Mr. Sutton was the only attorney in New Jersey to be named in the Consumer Bankruptcy category in the 2009 issue
  • One of 3 practicing attorneys to serve on the committee to develop interim rules and forms governing the new Subchapter 5 of the Bankruptcy Code (The Small Business Reorganization Act)
  • Member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Frequent lecturer on bankruptcy practice for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Professional Education Systems, N.J. Bench-Bar Conference and Local Bar Associations and various Public Interest and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Former Member of Lawyer’s Advisory Committee to the Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Former Master at the Bankruptcy Inn of Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Author of several articles and publications in the field of Consumer Bankruptcy including co-author of the New Jersey Bankruptcy Manual
  • Has represented debtors in numerous contested bankruptcy cases resulting in favorable reported decisions
  • Former Adjunct Professor – Bankruptcy Law – Sussex County Community College
  • Member of the Morris, Sussex, New Jersey and Federal Bar Associations

Seminar  Panelist and Publications:

  • Asset Protection Planning in 2020
  • Asset Protection Planning in 2018
  • Representing Debtors In Chapter 13 Cases, Contributing Author, New Jersey Bankruptcy Manual, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2006
  • The New Bankruptcy Law, Panelist and Author of Seminar Materials, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2005
  • Chapter 13 Nuts and Bolts, Panelist and Author of Seminar Materials, 7th Annual Bench-Bar Conference, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1999
  • Avoiding and Removing Liens in Chapter 7 & 13, Panelist and  Author of Seminar Materials, 6th Annual Bench-Bar Conference.  Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1998
  • Modification of Home Mortgages Under (New) Section 1322(c)(2).  Norton Bankruptcy Law Advisor, August 1997
  • Representing Debtors in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases, Panelist and Author of Seminar Materials, Consumer Bankruptcy:  Beyond the Basics, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1997
  • Representing Debtors in Consumer Bankruptcies, Panelist and Author of Seminar Materials, Understanding Current Issues in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Consumer Bankruptcies, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1997
  • Chapter 13 Practice:  From Filing to Confirmation, Panelist and Author of Seminar Materials, 4th Annual Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1996
  • The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994, Panelist and Author of Seminar Materials, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1994
  • Representing Debtors in Chapter 13 Cases, Panelist and Author of  Seminar Materials, Basic Chapter 13 Practice, Institute for  Continuing Legal Education, 1991