Meet The Firm

Attorneys
Avi Liss, Esquire – Founding Partner
Jacob Simon, Esquire
Haneen Kutub, Esquire

Avi Liss, an entrepreneur since birth, developed Liss Law, LLC to incorporate his passion for the law with his life-long commitment to assisting people. As the founding partner of Liss Law, LLC, Avi brings a wide range of experiences, including small business representation, bankruptcy work, all facets of real estate transactions, debt negotiations, mortgage modifications, simple will drafting, and other general legal issues.

Avi has worked in both the public and private sector of bankruptcy. He has worked under two Federal Bankruptcy Judges, interning under the Honorable Joan N. Feeney, and served as law Clerk to the Honorable Stephen S. Mitchell. While serving as a Judge Mitchell’s law clerk, Avi handled a broad spectrum of bankruptcy cases and issues, and was exposed to one of the largest airline chapter 11 reorganizations in U.S. history. Additionally, Avi spent a summer serving as an intern to the Department of Justice’s United States Trustee Program in Boston. Prior to his pursuits in the bankruptcy field, Avi worked at a successful real estate law firm in Boston, and excelled as a real estate salesman prior to attending law school. Avi currently holds his real estate broker’s license and enjoys assisting both buyers and sellers in the full life-span of a purchase / sale.

A native Bostonian, Avi has also lived in Washington DC, once as an undergraduate student at George Washington University, and another as the law clerk to the Honorable Stephen S. Mitchell, US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Avi has also lived abroad with his wife in Tel Aviv, Israel.

A graduate from the School of Business and Public Management at the George Washington University in Washington D.C. with a degree in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Avi returned back to Boston to complete his legal education. Avi received his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School, where he was a member of the Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy as well as a board member of the Suffolk University Moot Court Board, and a competitor in several moot court competitions.

Education

* George Washington University, 2001 B.A. B.A. Business
* Suffolk University Law School, 2007 Juris Doctor
* Ulpan Gordon, Tel Aviv, Israel 2009

Relevant Clerkships/Internships

* The Honorable Stephen S. Mitchell, US Bankruptcy Court
* The Honorable Joan N. Feeney, US Bankruptcy Court
* US Department of Justice, US Trustee Program

Affiliations/Activities

* Member, Mass Bar Association
* Anti-Defamation League – Civil Rights Board
* Hot Yoga Enthusiast
* Boston Sports
* Coffee
* Music
* Travel

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Jacob Simon, Esquire

Jacob Simon specializes in assisting clients in all matters related to consumer bankruptcy, from eliminating crushing debt to gradually rebuilding credit. Before joining Liss Law, he was an associate at a metro-west law firm representing mortgagees for foreclosures and foreclosure related matters. Mr. Simon was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 2008 and was admitted into the Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts in March of 2009.

Jacob recently co-authored an article for DS News Magazine, “…Inside the Law, But Under Which Card?” about the responsibility of parties to trace and mend real estate title. He also wrote a presentation about the nationwide swell of foreclosures for the annual American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) conference. Jacob earned his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, where he was a semi-finalist in the school’s Moot Court Trial Competition. Jacob earned his Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia

Education

* Suffolk University Law School, 2008 Juris Doctor
* University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor of Journalism

Relevant Clerkships/Internships

* The Honorable Robert Ronquillo, Dorchester District Court
* The Honorable Michael J. Ripps, North Adams District Court
* Office of General Council, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Affiliations/Activities

* Member, Bankruptcy Section, Boston Bar Association
* Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
* Member, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
* Boston Sports
* World Travel
* Creative Writing
* Baseball

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Haneen Kutub, Esquire

Haneen joined Liss Law in September 2010. Born and raised in Saudi Arabia, she completed her college education at Wellesley College and subsequently received her law degree from Suffolk University Law School. Prior to joining the firm she worked as a senior associate with an established Bankruptcy firm in Boston for three years, during which time she filed in excess of a hundred cases with the Massachusetts Federal Bankruptcy Court. She specializes in all areas of consumer and business debt relief including the filing of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases to stop foreclosures, alleviate credit card debt, cure deficiencies, achieve cram downs, lien avoidance, and general debt relief solutions.

Education

* Wellesley College, 2004 B.A.
* Suffolk University Law School, 2007 J.D.

Affiliations/Activities

* Member, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
* Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
* Running
* Languages
* Reading

2 Responses to Meet The Firm

  1. Paula Pepper says:

    I need a lawyer to defend me in a Junk Debt lawsuit in Newton Ma in June. Do you do this kind of law and how much?
    Thanks Paula Pepper

  2. Paula Pepper says:

    email me if you are a lawyer and can defend a Junk Debt Lawsuit from an old credit card
    My email is
    paulapepper@hotmail.com

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