David G. Poston

Associate Attorney

    Attorney Information

    David G PostonDavid G. Poston grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and attended Florida State University where he graduated in 1983 with a degree in Criminology. After completing his undergraduate degree, he attended Cumberland School of Law. He graduated in the top 20% of his class. After law school, David clerked for the Honorable Chandler Watson, United States Bankruptcy Judge in the Northern District of Alabama, Eastern Division. He also clerked for the Honorable James S. Sledge, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Alabama, Eastern Division. After completing his clerkship, David has represented consumers almost exclusively. David is licensed to practice in both Georgia and Alabama.

    Education

    • Juris Doctor, Cumberland School of Law, 1991

    Bar Admission Info

    • 1991 Alabama
    • 2011 Georgia
    • 2013 Tennessee

    Professional Memberships Info

    • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney

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    Blogs Reviewed by David

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    Alabama Payday Lending Laws

    Many Alabama citizens live from paycheck to paycheck. At times they find themselves needing short-term payday loans to make ends meet sometimes. According to the Alabama Department of Banking, 189,231 Alabamians took out 1.6 million payday loans worth about $563.6 million in 2019. Payday loans are quick turnaround cash loans… read more →

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    Can Bankruptcy Help with Large Credit Card Debt?

    According to credit reporting agency Experian, Americans maintained approximately $830 billion in credit card debt through 2019. Almost 20% of credit cardholders carried more than $10,000 and almost 4% owed more than $30,000 in credit card debt. Owing large credit card debt causes significant financial stress. Many people with large… read more →

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    Beware: Ignoring Credit Card Debt Could Lead to Wage Garnishment

    Are you struggling with credit card debt? Do you fear that the credit card company will soon take action against you? You are not alone. The average American household owes $15,000 in credit card debt. Many of them face collection actions, including wage garnishment, for their unpaid credit card debt.… read more →

    Reasons You Should Not Delay Filing Bankruptcy

    Your Privacy Rights During Bankruptcy

    Some people who struggle with overwhelming debt choose not to file bankruptcy because they fear the loss of their private information. This is a legitimate concern because bankruptcy is a public record. Bankruptcy documents do contain sensitive personal information such as: personal address Social Security number tax identification numbers bank… read more →

    How Bankruptcy Can Help with Unexpected Medical Debt

    No one is immune from a major health issue. You could have an accident that causes physical injury, develop a chronic illness, or be exposed to something harmful.  Unfortunately, even with health insurance, medical treatment can be costly. This is especially true if it is on an ongoing basis. Between… read more →

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