Experienced In Creditor Remedies
Stewart, Zlimen & Jungers, Ltd. is nationally recognized for consumer collection and bankruptcy work for creditors, as well as Fair Debt Collection Practices Act defense litigation. Our experienced staff of attorneys, legal assistants and investigators serves clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small local businesses. We aggressively and ethically pursue maximum recoveries for our clients.
Solutions Beyond The Expected
Using our vast experience with creditor remedies, Stewart, Zlimen & Jungers, Ltd. constantly develops new methods, new practice areas and innovative ways to serve our clients. We always strive to use our knowledge creatively to solve your most complex legal challenges. Our goal is to consistently offer you unsurpassed counseling, guidance and prompt, cost efficient service. We keep you informed and involved as we pursue your legal remedies.
A Tradition Of Excellence For Over 50 Years
Founded by Norman Stewart in 1951, Stewart, Zlimen & Jungers, Ltd. has a long-standing reputation and is well known in every district court throughout the State of Minnesota. Allan J. Zlimen and Linda J. Jungers have each been designated “SuperLawyers” for several years, as published in Minnesota’s Law & Politics. The firm is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Commercial and Retail Accounts
Professional Services Collections (i.e. Dentists, Attorneys and Accountants)
Deficiency Balance Accounts
Motor Vehicle Subrogation Property
Creditor Protection Actions in Consumer
Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcies
Proof of Claim Filings
Motions for Relief from Stay
Adversary Proceedings, Dischargeability
Issues and Litigation
Motor Vehicle and Collateral Replevins Throughout Minnesota
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Presentation of Compliance Seminars
Review of Letters and Procedural Practices
Prepare, File and Serve Hospital Lien Statements
Represent Clients in Settlement Negotiations and Personal Injury Cases
Bradley J. Halberstadt Shareholder, President, and Attorney
Mr. Halberstadt joined the firm to complement its existing bankruptcy practice and other consumer creditor representation. He graduated from St. John’s University, is a CPA and completed law school at the University of Minnesota Law School. Combining his legal expertise and his business knowledge, he represents major banks and finance companies in consumer bankruptcy cases. He also developed a software program that maximizes recovery in over 15% of the consumer bankruptcy cases filed across the country. In 1994, he formed Bankruptcy Solutions, Inc. and licensed the software to some of the largest banks and finance companies in the country. Brad brings a wealth of bankruptcy and business experience to deliver creative legal solutions for his clients. He is admitted to the State Courts of New York and Minnesota, the Federal Courts of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Minnesota, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Western District of Wisconsin, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern District of Michigan and Western District of Michigan. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys and lecturer for various Continuing Legal Education programs.
Linda J. Jungers Attorney
Primary areas of practice include bankruptcy, collection, and replevin. She graduated from the College of St. Catherine in 1972, Phi Beta Kappa. In 1976, Ms. Jungers graduated from William Mitchell College of Law. She is admitted to practice before the Minnesota State and Federal Bars, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin Federal Courts, the 8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a frequent lecturer in bankruptcy and collection matters. Ms. Jungers joined the firm in 1989, and was honored by being selected as a SuperLawyer in bankruptcy law several times by her peers.
Allan J. Zlimen Shareholder, Officer, and Attorney
Primary areas of practice include Fair Debt Collection Practices Act defense litigation and compliance, collection and financial institution regulatory matters. Mr. Zlimen is a frequent lecturer on FDCPA and collection law. Mr. Zlimen graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1963. A 1971 graduate from William Mitchell College of Law, he is admitted to the Minnesota State and Minnesota Federal Bars. Mr. Zlimen has been with the firm since 1971. Mr. Zlimen has been chosen as a SuperLawyer several times by his peers.
Representative Client List
Ford Motor Credit
Wells Fargo Bank
Wells Fargo Financial Acceptance
Wells Fargo Mortgage Corporation
Wells Fargo Equipment Finance
Arcadia Financial, Ltd.
TranSouth Financial Corporation
AutoOne Acceptance Corporation
AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc.
Brainerd Savings & Loan
US Bank Home Mortgage
Washington Mutual Bank, F.A.
Toyota Credit Corporation
Lexus Financial Services
Mitsubishi Motors Credit of America, Inc.
VW Credit, Inc.
Hyundai Motor Finance
Primus Automotive Financial Services
Mazda American Credit
Subaru American Credit
Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation
Navistar Financial Corp.|
Credit Acceptance Corp.
Wacovia Dealer Services
Kia Financial Services
Land Rover Capital Group
American Suzuki Automotive Services
Retail Employee’s Credit Union
Soo Line Credit Union
Teacher Federal Credit Union
US Federal Credit Union
Toro Employees Credit Union
Accentra Credit Union
Wakota Federal Credit Union
Mayo Employees Credit Union
Highgrove Community Federal Credit Union
Brainerd BN Credit Union
Mayo Health System
Allina Health System
North Memorial Medical Center
Park Nicollet Clinic
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Diversified Adjustment Services, Inc.
Phoenix Management Systems, Inc.
Hourly rates for attorneys range from $125.00 to $250.00 per hour. Legal assistant time is billed at $75.00 per hour. Costs are advanced and billed on a pass through basis and include court filing fees, service of process for personal or mail service, obtaining copies from court, etc. Hourly rate varies if expended in research, office or court proceedings.
Fees for collection matters are handled on a contingency fee or on an hourly rate, plus costs. Contingency fees and rates are based on the age and collectibility of the accounts, client volume and our estimate of the collection effort necessary for a successful collection effort. Flat fees are available for limited specific work.
Fees for bankruptcy matters are handled on a flat fee or hourly rate, plus costs.
The flat fee for preparing, serving and filing a Hospital Lien Statement is $50.00, plus cost of filing and service.
Fees for replevin actions are handled on an hourly or flat fee basis, plus costs of filing, service and bond.
Please be aware that you may NOT serve pleadings or other legal documents via e-mail.
2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 100, Roseville, MN 55113
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