About Attorney Robert Ascenzo Ciotola

Robert Ascenzo Ciotola is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The Ohio State University and a graduate of The Case Western Reserve School of Law.He has represented over 30,000 clients in the last 39 years, and he is a member in a number of legal organizations:

  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Chairman, Bankruptcy Committee of the Mahoning County Bar Association (1992 – 1999 Co. Chairman 2005 – 2011)

Attorney Ciotola has participated in numerous cases in the Bankruptcy Court, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and the U.S. Court of Appeals which have been published.
The following is a list of these cases.

  • In Re Schmidt, 36 B.R. 144 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. OH, 1983)
  • In Re Beverly, 95 B.R. 500 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 1989)
  • In Re Myers, 350 B.R. 760 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 2006)
  • In Re Saunders, 60 B.R. 187 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 1986)
  • In Re Quinn, 60 B.R. 286 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 1986)
  • In Re Jones, 114 B.R. 917 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 1990)
  • In Re Etto, 210 B.R. 734 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 1997)
  • In Re Richards, 243 B.R. 15 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 1999)
  • In Re Collins, 210 B.R. 538 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 1997)
  • In Re Vagi, 351 B.R. 881 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 2006)
  • In Re Barrett, 339 B.R. 435 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 2004)
  • In Re Riley, 428 B.R. 757 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 2010)
  • In Re Barrett, 337 B.R. 896 (6th Cir. B.A.P., 2006)
  • In Re Dolph, 215 B.R. 832 (6th Cir. B.A.P., 1998)
  • In Re Barrett, 487 F. 3d 353 (6th Cir. 2007)
  • In Re Petroff, WL 34041797 (BAP 6th Cir. 2001)
  • In Re Adkins, 477 B.R. 71 (Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ohio, 2012)

Attorney Ciotola strives to keep up with the bankruptcy law, and has attended various national seminars:

  • Norton Bankruptcy Litigation II, Las Vegas, NV
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Miami, FL
  • White-Williams Bankruptcy Institute, Cuyahoga Falls,OH
  • White-Williams Bankruptcy Institute, Akron, OH
  • 7th Annual Convention NACBA, San Francisco, CA
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Amelia Island, FL
  • Western Conference-ABI, Palm Springs, CA
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees Convention, Tucson, AZ
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (Attorney Attendee),Philadelphia, PA
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (Attorney Attendee), San Antonio, TX
  • Southeastern Bankruptcy Institute, Atlanta, GA
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Annual Convention, Ft. Myers, FL
  • National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees, Annual Convention, Las Vegas, NV
  • Norton Bankruptcy Institute, Las Vegas, NV
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Trustees, Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (Attorney attendee), Nashville, TN
  • Columbus Bar Association, Annual Bankruptcy Seminar, Columbus, Ohio
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, Atlanta, GA
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Amelia Island, FL
  • National association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, San Francisco, CA
    American Bankruptcy Institute, Scottsdale, AZ
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, Phoenix, AZ
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Boston, MA
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, San Diego, CA
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates, New Orleans, LA
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Baltimore, MD
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Washington, D.C.
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, San Antonio, TX
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Chicago, IL
  • Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, Atlanta, GA
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (Attorney Attendee), Miami Beach, FL