Desa Gese Conniff, Bankruptcy Attorney in Tacoma, WA
Desa Gese Conniff is a graduate of Seattle University (1978), cum laude, and obtained her law degree from the University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University School of Law) in 1984. Ms. Conniff has the highest legal and ethical rating (A/V) determined by a national attorney rating organization. This is a rating based upon the opinion of her peers. Ms. Conniff is admitted to practice in Washington State, United States District Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Conniff has practiced exclusively in the area of Bankruptcy, representing debtors, creditors and trustees since 1984. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Debtor/Creditor Section, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, and the Tacoma/Pierce County Bar Association. Ms. Conniff has completed the Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Institute sponsored by the NACTT and the University of Nevade Las Vegas School of Law. She has been selected as A Super Lawyer in Washington Law and Politics for several years. She has been on the faculty and taught Bankruptcy and Collections at Pierce College. She has spoken at numerous continuing education classes for credit counselors, accountants, and local bar groups. She has served on the Local Rules Committee for the US Bankruptcy Court for several years. She has been appointed to serve as a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Court Federal Judicial Conference for a three year term ending in 2013.
Ms. Conniff prides herself on focusing on her client’s unique circumstances and gives personal and hands on guidance through the bankruptcy process. Her work helps individuals and businesses who experience financial difficulty whether they are the debtor or a creditor. Her practice emphasizes the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 areas.
Ms. Conniff is a Washington native, born in Seattle WA. She has raised three children and is proud of their success.