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Meet Our Legal Team!

Throughout the bankruptcy process, you will interact with many different people at our firm. Our staff speaks several languages including: English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Greek. Here's some info to help you get to know us better.

Get to Know Our Staff

  • Rita Kostopoulos
    Rita Kostopoulos Certified Consumer
    Bankruptcy Specialist
  • Richard Suh
    Richard Suh Attorney
  • Bridget Rodway
    Bridget Rodway Legal Assistant
  • Tina Kostopoulos
    Tina Kostopoulos Mail Clerk
  • Rubi Alejandra Villanueva
    Rubi Alejandra Villanueva Legal Assistant
  • Rita Kostopoulos Certified Consumer
    Bankruptcy Specialist
    Rita Kostopoulos

    Rita Kostopoulos is the founder of The Fresh Start Law Firm. Rita was admitted to practice law 2001. Her areas of practice include consumer bankruptcy, business law, and real estate law. She has been exclusively practicing bankruptcy law since 2003. In addition, Rita holds a Real Estate Brokers License and is the owner of El Greco Realty LLC.

    Rita attended Wayne State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree with a major in Management in May 1998 (Cum Laude) and immediately enrolled at Wayne State University School of Law, receiving her Juris Doctorate in 2001. Rita is a former law clerk to the Honorable James Biernat Sr., Macomb County Circuit Court, from 2000-2001. She is admitted to practice in the Northern and Central Districts of California, United States District Court, and in the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. Her professional memberships include the Consumer Bankruptcy Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association as well as various Bay Area trial lawyers associations. In addition, Rita is president of the Hellenic Bar Association, speaks reads and writes Greek fluently.

  • Richard Suh Attorney
    Richard Suh

    Richard Suh is licensed to practice law in the State of California, and is an associate attorney at Kostopoulos Law Group PC locations in Oakland and San Francisco. Richard graduated from Stanford University in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in History and received his JD from UCLA Law School in 1996. Richard has extensive experience in all aspects of Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy practice. Richard speaks fluent Korean.

  • Bridget Rodway Legal Assistant
    Bridget Rodway

    Bridget Rodway has been a legal assistant at the law firm of Kostopoulos & Associates, PLLC since 2008.

  • Tina Kostopoulos Mail Clerk
    Tina Kostopoulos

    Mrs. Kostopoulos is a mail clerk at the law firm of Kostopoulos & Associates, PLLC.

  • Rubi Alejandra Villanueva Legal Assistant
    Rubi Alejandra Villanueva

    Rubi Villanueva is a legal assistant. She is a graduate from Chabot College with an Associates in Administration of Justice and an Associates in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Behavioral Sciences. Ruby is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish.

Client Experiences

  • “I've already started telling everyone about you!”

    Sharlia B.

  • “I only wish I had called for a meeting years earlier!”

    Cherie R.

  • “They definitely made a difficult time easier.”

    Amy D.

  • “They stopped my garnishment right away!”

    Tamara F.

  • “The Bankruptcy Law Firm made it a smooth process!”

    Tiana A.

  • American Board of Certification
  • Excellent Rating on Avvo
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Consumer Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Real Estate Broker's Licence

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