About Thomas J. Chawk:

Mr. Chawk has been a practicing member of the Florida Bar since 1975. He organized Family Legal Centers in 1978 with six locations. Mr. Chawk has practiced in the Lakeland location since 1978 handling thousands of Bankruptcy & Family Law cases. He appears in the Tampa Division of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida. He also appears locally in the Tenth Judicial Circuit (Bartow).


Mr. Chawk received his law degree from the University of Florida in 1975. He graduated from the University of South Florida, Tampa after having attended Stetson University in Deland, Florida.


Mr. Chawk is a member of the following organizations:

• Family Law Section of The Florida Bar Association since 1975
• The American Bankruptcy Institute
• The Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
• National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
• National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees


Mr. Chawk is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.


Assisting Mr. Chawk is Glenda Roberts, who has worked with him in Bankruptcy Law for over 27 years, Sandra Collins, Miranda Brooks in Family Law and Davida Lawson, Bankruptcy Legal Assistant.