Geoffrey J. Peters, Esq.

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Geoffrey J. Peters is a Shareholder in the Columbus office who practices in bankruptcy and real estate default. He handles consumer and commercial bankruptcy matters for clients, with a focus on complex matters involving business-related bankruptcies. Mr. Peters is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, and the New York, Florida, and Ohio State Bar Associations. He was selected for inclusion in the 2006 Ohio Rising Stars list, an honor awarded annually by Super Lawyers to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state. 
 
He is licensed in Florida, New York, and Ohio, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio; the Eastern, Western, Northern, and Southern Districts of New York; the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois; the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida; the Eastern District of Michigan; and the U.S. Supreme Court.
 
Mr. Peters earned his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, his LL.M. in Bankruptcy from St. John’s University School of Law, and his B.B.A. summa cum laude from Kent State University. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and a volunteer for the MidOhio Foodbank, West Mound Elementary School See Kids Dream program, and YWCA Family Center, where he helps supply meals to families in need.

Practice Areas:

Real Estate Default
Real Estate Default
Bankruptcy
Commercial Bankruptcy
Consumer Bankruptcy

Honors & Distinctions:

Ohio Rising Stars (2006)

Bar Admissions:

Florida (2009)
New York (2004)
Ohio (1994)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (1995)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (2001)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2004)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (2005)
U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York (2005)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York (2005)
U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois (2007)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois (2008)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (2009)
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida (2009)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2012)
U.S. Supreme Court (2011)

Education:

LL.M., Bankruptcy, St. John’s University School of Law (2007)
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law (1994)
B.B.A., summa cum laude, Kent State University (1991)

Professional Affiliations:

American Bankruptcy Institute
Beta Gamma Sigma
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
Florida Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association

Community Involvement:

Mid-Ohio Foodbank
See Kids Dream (West Mound Elementary School)
YWCA Family Center (Columbus, Ohio)

Geoffrey J. Peters, Esq. 

Shareholder
Columbus
Phone: 614.883.0678
Fax: 614.801.2601
Email: gpeters@weltman.com