About

Elizabeth Fairbanks-Fletcher, Esq. is a New York State-licensed attorney and owner of Fairbanks Fletcher Law PLLC. Her firm focuses on federal and state tax debt resolution, Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy filings, and foreclosure defense. She is a tax attorney and received her Juris Doctorate with a tax concentration from Albany Law School. Before earning her Juris Doctorate, Elizabeth graduated summa cum laude from Marist College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Elizabeth is the treasurer of the Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association and a member of the Local Rules Committee for the bankruptcy court in the Northern District of New York. She is admitted to practice in New York State, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the United States Tax Court.

 

Elizabeth is the past recipient of the Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association Justin Mahoney Memorial Prize; Medal of Excellence – American Bankruptcy Institute and Albany Law School; Dept. of Justice, Attorney General’s Honors Program, U.S. Trustee’s Offices, Washington, DC; NYS Society of CPAs Award for Superior Scholarship in Accounting Studies; State Farm Outstanding Student Fellowship; Marist College Scholarship for Academic Excellence; Marist College General Excellence Award; Guistwhite Scholar of Phi Theta Kappa; All-New York State, First Academic Team, Phi Theta Kappa; Dutchess United Educators Award for Academic Excellence; Rochel Stein Scholarship; Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship; Joseph Y. Resnick Transfer Scholarship; George N. Freedman Scholarship for Outstanding Business Student; Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY) Exploring Transfer program selection; All-USA Academic Team (nominated); Outstanding Achievement in Social Sciences: Economics.

 

Elizabeth released one album as singer/songwriter/keyboardist for Drezdon Blacque, where she was billed as Lisa Fairbanks. She has been married to her husband, guitarist George Fletcher since 1991. Together they have one son, Maxwell, born in 2010. She is also actively involved in rescuing shelter dogs and cats throughout the country.

Admissions

Alliances

  • Local Rules Standing Committee Member, Northern District of New York Bankruptcy Court

  • Treasurer, Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association

  • Member, Hudson Valley Bankruptcy Bar Association

  • Member, American Society of Tax Problem Solvers

  • Founder & Executive Director, Justice Gap Legal Access, Inc.

  • Founding Fellow, Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board

  • Founding Fellow, Society for New Communications Research, Palo Alto, CA

  • Board of Directors, Chief Financial Officer and Legal Counsel, Society for New Communications Research, Palo Alto, CA

  • Prior New Communications Law committee head, Society for New Communications Research

  • New York State, Third Department

  • Northern District of New York

  • Southern District of New York

  • United States Tax Court

Elizabeth Fairbanks-Fletcher, Esq.

Elizabeth Fairbanks-Fletcher

Principal/Attorney

Karen Carey

Paralegal

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About

Karen has been a paralegal for more than a decade, working in bankruptcy and other areas of law for various law firms in the Capital District. She joined Fairbanks Fletcher Law PLLC in 2016. She loves her family more than anything.