Jeffrey Fraser



Bankruptcy Attorney, Florida

Jeffrey Fraser is a partner and presides over the firm’s Bankruptcy Practice. In this pivotal role, he works closely with each state’s managing attorneys to develop legal strategies and provide comprehensive training.

Jeffrey is actively involved in the Southern District of Florida’s Bankruptcy Bar. He chaired the Local Rule Committee in 2019/2020 and was a founding member of the district’s Lawyer Advisory Committee (LAC). He served as the LAC Chair in 2020 and 2021. Originally from Jamaica, Jeffrey is also a former Jamaican-American Bar Association President.

Jeffrey’s exceptional contributions have earned him recognition from Super Lawyers® as a Florida Rising Star for five consecutive years, from 2019 to 2023. He was also honored as a Blackshear Fellow by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) in 2017, and as part of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) 40 Under 40 in 2020. Jeffrey has shared his insights on consumer bankruptcy matters in publications like the American Legal & Finance Network (ALFN) and Default Servicing (DS) News.

With a strong reputation for both legal expertise and ethical standards, Jeffrey holds the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He is dedicated to practicing law with humility, integrity, and gratitude.

  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) 40 Under 40 Honoree 2020
  • American Legal & Finance Network (ALFN) JPEG: Picture the Future Award 2022
  • Super Lawyers®, Florida Rising Star 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judge (NCBJ) Blackshear Fellow 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Rating 2020-Present

American Legal & Finance Network (“ALFN”) ANGLE publication
― Chapter 13 Debtors Struggle to Keep 84-Month COVID Plan Extensions, February 2023
― Can Mortgage Creditors Still Rely on Stay Relief Orders? Potential Confusion and Consequences of Tedesco, July 2022
― Bankruptcy is Broad, But Not That Broad, March 2021
― Curing Defaults in Chapter 13, March 2020

American Bankruptcy Institute (“ABI”)
―  Intent over Plain Meaning: The Minority Perspective of § 362(c)(3)(A), January 2024
―  In the Interest of Justice: An Equitable Defense Can Defeat a Motion to Dismiss, May 2022

Default Servicing (“DS”) News
― The Automatic Stay, the Ultimate Creditor Protection, Jan. 2021
― The Ironclad Anti-Modification Provision (§1322(b)(2)) Prevails Over the Finality of a Confirmed Plan Says the 11th Circuit (2023)

Southern District of Florida’ Courthouse Beacon
― 2020 Updates to Local Rules