Bernard Morse (“Chip”) has practiced law in Tampa since 1985 and has concentrated his practice in the insolvency and bankruptcy fields his entire career. Morse graduated from Stetson College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida, and immediately thereafter took a position as law clerk to the Honorable Chief Bankruptcy Judge Alexander L. Paskay. Upon completion of the clerkship, Morse entered private practice joining a boutique bankruptcy firm and practiced for four years before opening his own firm. Throughout his years of private practice, Morse has represented numerous businesses in Chapter 11 cases, workouts, and Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors. He has represented banks and other financial institutions, trustees, and creditor committees as well. Morse has been a member of the board of directors and the Local Rules Committee of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar. He has also been a frequent speaker at Florida Bar and local bar seminars.
Stetson University College of Law, 1984
Bankruptcy Law; Business Law; Financial Services Law; Property Law