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Position
Associate
Education
  • St. John Vianney College Seminary, B.A. magna cum laude, 2004
  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2013
Bar Admissions
  • The Florida Bar (all State courts)
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Photo
Position
Associate
Education
  • St. John Vianney College Seminary, B.A. magna cum laude, 2004
  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2013
Bar Admissions
  • The Florida Bar (all State courts)
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Attorney Name
Mark F. Robens
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Biography

Mark Robens joined Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A. as an associate in 2014, after graduating from Stetson University College of Law. At Stetson, Mark was awarded the Alexander L. Paskay Award for excellence in bankruptcy law, the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award, a Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy, and the Leadership Certificate. He also served as a Judicial Intern with the Honorable Catherine Peek McEwen, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and with the Honorable Gregory Holder, Florida Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court. Mark was a member of the Stetson Law Review, the J. Reuben Clark Society, and the Stetson Law Parents. Mark represents both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and workouts.

 
Honors and Distinctions
  • Listed as Florida “Rising Star,” in the area of bankruptcy/insolvency practice in “Florida Super Lawyers” 2016
  • Recipient, Pro Bono Award, Supreme Court of Florida 2014, 2015
  • Recipient, Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award, 2013
  • Recipient, William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award, 2013
  • Recipient, Leadership Certificate, 2013
  • Certificate in Concentration in Advocacy
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Catherine Peek McEwen, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. Gregory Holder, Florida’s Thirteenth Judicial Circuit
  • Member, Stetson Law Review
Memberships and Community Involvement
  • Member, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Volunteer, Bay Area Legal Services
  • Volunteer, St. Michael’s Legal Center for Women and Children
  • Former Foster Parent
Government Service
 
Speaking Engagements
 
Publications
  • Caveat Emptor: What a Buyer Knows Could Hurt Them - ABI Business Reorganization Newsletter, March 10, 2016
  • The Tension Between the Homestead Exemption and the Wildcard Exemption: When is a Debtor Receiving the Benefits of the Homestead Exemption? - The Cramdown, Summer 2015
  • Stern, Sharif, and the Purple Elephant - The Cramdown, (co-authored with Amy Harris), Winter 2015
Publications and Speaking Engagements
 
Representation
  •  In re Kraz, successfully confirmed cramdown plan after contested confirmation, including third party injunction
  • In re Kraz, prevailed in dispute over secured claim
  • In re Rover Technologies, successfully represented a minority shareholder in challenging debtor's effort to extinguish equity interest
Mediation
 
Reported Decisions
  • In re Kraz, LLC, 539 B.R. 887 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2015)