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Richard Pecoraro, Esq.

Rich Pecoraro

Meet Your Trusted Richmond Bankruptcy Attorney

Richard C. Pecoraro (“Rich”) focuses his practice on the representation of individuals and small businesses in Bankruptcy, non-Bankruptcy workouts and other financial advising. He has over 20 years in Bankruptcy, Debt Resolution and Foreclosure assistance.

His experience includes:

  • Individual and small business bankruptcy representation in Chapter 7 and 13
  • Debtor representation in various types of Bankruptcy Litigation against Creditors
  • Representation of Chapter 7 Trustees
  • Various involvement in Domestic Relations and Family Law matters
  • Assisted General Counsel of SunTrust Mortgage legal department with a variety of issues related to the merger with Crestar, as well as the day-to-day activities of a large mortgage lender
  • Associate with Boleman Law from 2003-2007
  • Owner/Partner at Chandler Pecoraro, PLC from 2008-2018


  • Juris Doctorate from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law
  • Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge
  • Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Finance from Texas A&M University


  • Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Professional Affiliations:

  • Virginia State Bar (Bankruptcy Law Section)
  • Richmond Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers
  • Better Business Bureau