Meet New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer David Alan Ast, Esquire

David Alan Ast is a Morris County bankruptcy attorney with hundreds of satisfied clients in Sussex, Passaic, Union & Essex Counties. Free consultation!David Alan Ast, Esquire is a Morris County bankruptcy attorney who has over 30 years of experience helping people deal with their debt. He is committed to his local community, and is proud to have helped clients throughout New Jersey get out from under the burdens of too much debt. He also helps clients with debt settlement, IRS offers in compromise, mortgage modification, Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
David received his Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University and then his Juris Doctor degree from Cornell University Law School. After receiving his J.D., he then worked as a trial attorney with the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for three years. David believes in helping people obtain a fresh start with effective debt solutions so they can move forward in their lives.

Court Admissions

David has been admitted to the following state and federal courts:

  • New Jersey Supreme Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • New York Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal District
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of International Trade

Professional Memberships

David is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Morris County Bar Association, former Chairman of the Bankruptcy Law Committee and former trustee
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)


David is also a frequent lecturer and panelist on bankruptcy topics to professional groups. His lectures include the following:

  • Morris County Bar Association:
    • Bankruptcy – Nuts and Bolts of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    • Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994
    • Bankruptcy Aspects of Divorce, Fundamental of Consumer Bankruptcy
    • Ask-A-Lawyer Series: Bankruptcy
  • New Jersey State Bar Association:
    • Bankruptcy Considerations for Security Interests in Intellectual Property Rights
    • Bankruptcy Considerations for People with HIV/AIDS
  • NJ Association of Public Accountants; Morris, Sussex & Warren Chapter:
    • The Accountant’s Role in Bankruptcy

Find a New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyer

If you are facing a difficult financial situation, then contact Morris County bankruptcy attorney David Alan Ast, Esquire for a free consultation.