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About Austin Smith, Esq.

Austin C. Smith is a litigator who focuses on discharging private student loans in bankrutpcy. Mr. Smith's article, The Misinterpretation of 11 USC 523(a)(8) (reposted on, was foundational in articulating the proper scope and application of the student loan non-dischargeability provision of the Bankruptcy Code, and its arguments and reasoning have been adopted by bankruptcy courts all across the country. Mr. Smith's work on behalf of debtors and has been profiled by the Wall Street Journal, NPR, ABC News, The Financial Times, the National Law Journal, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and more.