Experienced Bankruptcy and Social Security Disability Attorney in Miami, Fort Lauderdale & Palm Beach
Verna Popo is the founder and principal attorney at the Law Office of Verna Popo, P.A., where she helps people in Miami, Broward County, and West Palm Beach find effective debt relief through consumer bankruptcy protection under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Ms. Popo also helps people who have become disabled from working to obtain their social security disability benefits through the daunting and difficult bureaucratic system of the Social Security Administration.
As a solo practitioner in Miami, Ms. Popo has been responsible for managing all aspects of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases for her clients, including preparing all necessary petitions, schedules, pleadings, orders, and amended and modified plans, as well as working closely with clients from the initial review of documents to preparing clients for 341 Meetings of Creditors and obtaining a discharge of debt.
Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Popo worked for several years as an Attorney-Adviser for the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Miami. As an attorney for ODAR, Ms. Popo dealt with a wide variety of social security disability issues and worked closely with the Administrative Law Judges responsible for hearing appeals from application denials. She is also an experienced litigator who has experience in all aspects of litigation from depositions and discovery to law and motion practice to settlement negotiations, mediations, and trials.
- Florida State Courts
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida