Our Affiliations

Our Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute

The American Bankruptcy Institute is the largest multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency.  ABI is engaged in numerous educational and research activities, as well as production of a number of publications, both for the insolvency practitioner and the public.

American Bar Association

The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.

Lawyers of Distinction

Lawyers of Distinction was first incorporated in 2014. Our sole mission was and has remained to help our Members “Distinguish Themselves” in a very competitive legal landscape. Lawyers of Distinction is a legal fraternity of lawyers from all 50 United States as well as abroad. Initially our vision included a legal directory unmatched by any, which would include a full attorney profile and biography which could be searched either by State or area of specialization or both. This initial vision  however was just the beginning. Our benefits have grown and expanded every year since our founding. In 2020 we added unlimited member CLE credits approved in all 50 States.


Martindale-Hubbell began in 1868 as one man’s vision to provide businessmen with the address of “one reliable law firm…in every city in the United States.” From its start as a simple list, Martindale-Hubbell has evolved into a leading global network of over one million lawyers and a portfolio of websites and tools designed to connect lawyers and buyers of legal services. In existence for almost nearly as long – since 1896 – the more than 1 million Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ and Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Ratings are recognized as the gold standard in attorney ratings. 

National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

The National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees is the voice of the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee Community, serving its interests and needs through education, communication, and promotion of the profession.

New York State Bar Association

Founded in 1876, the New York State Bar Association outlined its objectives in the organization’s founding constitution, which holds to this day: to cultivate the science of jurisprudence, promote reform in the law, facilitate the administration of justice, and elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill and courtesy in the legal profession. 

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Robert J. Poulson: rjp@poulsonlaw.com
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