Paul L. Orshan, Esq.

Certified in Business Bankruptcy

Paul L. Orshan is the principal of Orshan, P.A. in Miami, Florida. For more than 25 years, Paul has been serving the South Florida community with bankruptcy and litigation legal services including Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors, work-outs and receivership.

Orshan, P.A. also has an office on Duval Street in Key West to serve clients in Monroe County. His approach to individual bankruptcy is debt healing. He has first-hand experience with the process, having met financial issues after divorce. Paul meets directly with his clients, he offers solutions that may not always mean bankruptcy, and he wants to see clients move through the process with dignity.


Florida Super Lawyer 2016 and 2017

For both 2016 and 2017, Paul was recognized as one of four top attorneys in CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY in Miami and the Southern District of Florida by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers only selects 5% of the licensed active attorneys in the state making this a significant accolade.

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Best Lawyers In America-August 2014

Best Lawyers In America selected Paul as a top attorney for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvencey & Reorganization Law.

In addition, here are some of Paul's other awards & recognitions:

  • Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification since 2005
  • Top Attorney in Florida Bankruptcy Law from 2012 through 2016
  • Florida Super Lawyer® from 2006 through 2017
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite List for 2015
  • Top Lawyer in Corporate Counsel magazine for Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law in 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law since 2012
  • Best Law Firms In Florida by U.S. News & World Report for 2016
  • AV Preeminent® Rating from Lexis-Nexis/Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards, since 1998
  • Named one of the Top Attorneys In Florida Recognition as published in The Miami Herald, Tampa Bay Magazine & Orlando Life, July 2014.


  • Graduate of Tulane University (B.A. 1978)
  • Graduate of the University of Miami School of Law (Juris Doctor, 1988)
    • Member of the Iron Arrow Honor Society
    • Member of the Order of the Coif, and Wig and Robe
  • Member of The Florida Bar in good standing since 1988
    • Current Vice-Chair of the Inclusion, Mentoring and Fellowships Committee of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Admitted to practice before the United States District Courts of the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • Admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the 11 th Judicial Circuit
  • Member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida
  • Member of the American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification since 2004
  • Mr. Orshan has represented debtors, creditors, trustees and creditors' committees in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He continues to represent debtors, creditors and trustees in Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy cases and creditors in Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases.
  • Receiver in Florida State Court
  • Regularly represents Assignees and Assignors in Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors in Florida State Courts.
  • Circuit Civil Mediation Course completed in October 2013
  • Satellite office in Key West, Florida

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