John Z. Kallabat: Associate
John is a native of Metro Detroit and a 1987 graduate of Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice High School. John is a graduate of Wayne State University business school where he majored in finance. Following his studies at Wayne State University, John attended University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and is a 1993 graduate.
Jeffrey Z. Kallabat: Associate
Jeffrey is a native of Metro Detroit and a 1992 graduate of Bloomfield Hills Andover High School. Jeffrey is a graduate of Wayne State University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration where he majored in Corporate Finance. Following his studies at Wayne State University, Jeffrey attended the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and is a 2001 graduate.
Linda Sitto | Paralegal
Linda Sitto is Bankruptcy Paralegal and has been employed by Kallabat & Associates, P.C. as a paralegal since April of 2010. Ms. Sitto is a graduate of Wayne State University with a BA in Human Resource Management in 2004. She worked in the Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee, Krispen S. Carroll from December of 2001 to April of 2010 as a Bankruptcy Case Analysts & paralegal.
Karen White | Paralegal
Karen White is a Bankruptcy Paralegal and has been employed by Kallabat & Associates, P.C. since February of 2013. Ms. White has extensive bankruptcy experience and has worked in the Bankruptcy field as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant since 1998. Ms. White graduated from Concordia University with a BA in Criminal Justice Administration in 2005. She obtained her MBA from Liberty University in 2007 and a MS in Human Services from Liberty University in 2009. Ms. White worked as a Legal Assistant for the Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee, Krispen S. Carroll from February, 2004 until July, 2011. Her duties as a Legal Assistant with the Chapter 13 Trustee’s office included analyzing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy cases for compliance with the Bankruptcy Code and Local Bankruptcy Rules as well as a full case review in preparation for Chapter 13 Court hearings. Her duties as a Legal Assistant with the Chapter 13 Trustee’s office also included conducting pre-hearing status conferences with Debtor and Creditor attorneys to resolve outstanding case issues. In addition to her work at the Chapter 13 Trustee’s office, Ms. White has worked with the Debtor Bar since 1998 as a Bankruptcy Paralegal/Legal Assistant. Ms. White is knowledgeable in the preparation of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy cases. Her years of experience also place her in the position for both pre and post-confirmation Chapter 13 case work including: preparation and review of pleadings; review and preparation of various forms of correspondence; resolution of Trustee and Creditor objections; preparation, review and objecting to proof of claims; preparation and review of various motions; preparation of billing statements and applications for attorney fees; assisting attorneys in the resolution of outstanding case issues and objections.
Lori Reinwasser | Paralegal
Lori Reinwasser is a Bankruptcy Paralegal and has been employed by Kallabat & Associates, P.C. since February 2014. Ms. Reinwasser has worked as a bankruptcy paralegal since January, 2011. Ms. Reinwasser attended Oakland Community College and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal studies. She has extensive experience in preparing and filing chapter 7 and Chapter 13 cases. Ms. Reinwasser currently works as a Chapter 13 Post-Confirmation paralegal. She reviews incoming pleadings and correspondences for cases, such as motions, trustee and creditor objections, proof of claim, prepares plan modifications, reviews cases for discharge and assists attorneys in resolving and addressing issues accordingly.
Rena Jirjis | Legal Assistant
Rena Jirjis is Bankruptcy Legal Assistant. Ms. Jirjis has been working for Kallabat and Associates, PC since May, 2019. Ms. Jirjis handles the office calendar, reception duties and file management duties.