Biography

Biography

Robert  is certified as a Specialist in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization and the American Board of Certification. He did undergraduate work at Centenary College of Louisiana and received his Juris Doctor degree from the Louisiana State University Law Center in 1978. Mr. Raley has practiced Bankruptcy Law since 1979, and he has filed everything from the smallest individual Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy cases to multi-million dollar Real Estate, Casino, Oil, Manufacturing, Small Business and High Net Worth Individual Chapter 11 Cases.

Robert is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts and  has successfully handled bankruptcy appeals to the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and responded to writ applications out of the United States Supreme Court.  On many occasions, Mr. Raley has spoken at continuing legal education programs. He has served as a representative of the 26th Judicial District in the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates. Mr. Raley is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz American Inns of Court.

Robert is recognized as a top rated bankruptcy attorney by Super Lawyers. Mr. Raley is serving a third term on the Louisiana State Bar Association Board of Legal Specialization – Bankruptcy Specialization Committee, and he is currently the committee’s chair.

Representative Experience

Representative Experience
  • Practiced Bankruptcy Law since 1979
  • Experienced with filing the smallest individual Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy cases to multi-million dollar Real Estate, Casino, Oil, Manufacturing and Small Business cases
  • Frequently files High Net Worth Individual Chapter 11 cases
  • Successfully handled bankruptcy appeals to the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

Education
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, J.D., 1978
  • Centenary College of Louisiana

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition
  • Licensed to practice law in all Louisiana state and federal Courts
  • Certified Business Bankruptcy Law Specialist
  • Served as representative of the 26th Judicial District in the Louisiana State Bar Association House of Delegates
  • Listed in Super Lawyers as a Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney
  • Listed in SB Magazine as a Top Attorney
  • Serving a third term on the Louisiana State Bar Association Board of Legal Specialization- Bankruptcy Specialization Committee- Committee Vice-Chair
  • Frequently speaks at continuing legal education seminars

Activities and Affiliations

Activities and Affiliations
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Board of Legal Specialization – Bankruptcy Specialization Committee
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Harry V. Booth Inns of Court
Industries/Practices
  • Business and High Net Worth Individual Bankruptcy Reorganization and Liquidation
  • Qualified Consumer Bankruptcy Cases
  • Bankruptcy Litigation Representing Debtors, Creditors and Trustees
  • Federal and State Court Civil Litigation Including Fraudulent Transfer, Veil Piercing and Other Creditor Rights Matters
  •  Civil Appeals from Bankruptcy, Federal District and State Courts
Certifications
  • Certified Business Bankruptcy Law Specialist
Bar Admissions

Louisiana 1979

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