Tyler, Bartl & Ramsdell, P.L.C. is a well-known bankruptcy firm serving the entire northern Virginia area. Located in Alexandria, Virginia since 1986, our firm specializes in all forms of bankruptcy cases and proceedings, and provides assistance to individuals and businesses seeking financial relief under Chapter 7, 11, 12, or 13.
Robert O. Tyler and Richard A. Bartl formed the firm with two others in 1986. Robert Tyler served as a Chapter 7 panel trustee until his retirement in 2016, and Richard Bartl served as a Chapter 7 panel trustee until his retirement in 2013.
Steve Ramsdell joined the firm in 1993, after having served as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Martin V.B. Bostetter, Jr., Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division.
Our Services Include:
Bankruptcy counseling and guidance
Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings
Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings
Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings
Representation of debtors, trustees, creditors, and other parties in interest (such as asset purchasers) in bankruptcy cases.
Bankruptcy litigation, including adversary proceedings (such as nondischargeability cases) and contested matters (such as motions for relief from stay, objections to exemptions, motions to assume or reject executory contracts, motions to sell assets, and Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 plan litigation).
Steven B. Ramsdell, Partner
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1993
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1994
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 1995
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia, 1996
U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
University of Virginia (B.A., History, 1988)
George Mason University (J.D., with distinction, 1991).
Member, Law Review, 1989-1991.
Professional Affiliations and Accolades
Virginia State Bar
Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association
Member, Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar’s Bankruptcy Section, 2007-2015
Immediate Past-Chair, 2014-2015
Author and lecturer in Continuing Legal Education courses offered to the bar
Selected to Virginia Super Lawyers, 2009-2018
Selected as a Top Lawyer by Northern Virginia Magazine, 2017
Named as a Top Lawyer by Washingtonian magazine, 2015
Awarded AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Barrister, Walter Chandler American Inn of Court, 1992 – 2007
Law Clerk to Martin V. B. Bostetter, Jr., Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1991-1993
Workouts; Business Reorganization