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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    How Covid-19 Has Affected Bankruptcies in Alabama

    The Impact of Covid-19 Covid-19 has changed our way of life. Every day, we find ourselves having to adapt. Our economy has also been impacted by high jobless numbers and rising medical bills. Change is always challenging and these changes have had a ripple effect on unexpected areas of our… read more →

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    3 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Bankruptcy

    Are you struggling financially? Bankruptcy could provide you a financial fresh start. But, to get all the benefits of bankruptcy you should avoid these three mistakes many people make when filing bankruptcy. Filing Too Late Many people delay filing bankruptcy out of fear or misunderstanding of the process. They try… read more →

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    Bankruptcy is not a One-Size-Fits-All Process

    Unfortunately, any number of possibilities could upset your financial stability. Personal hardships such as losing your job, facing an unexpected illness or injury, and divorce are several examples. Any of these could lead to out-of-control debt. You may also be trapped in what seems like an endless cycle of debt.… read more →

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    The Alabama Eviction Process

    Rent is one of the most important monthly expenses that you pay each month. It can also be one of your most expensive bills. What if your funds are low and you cannot pay your landlord? Do you have any options if you fall behind on your rent and are… read more →

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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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