Rebecca H. Fischer, Ch. 7 Trustee
"Becky" has been a member of the Northern District of Indiana Ch. 7 Trustee Panel since her appointment in 1999. She graduated with a B.A. from Indiana University, Bloomington in 1980 and then with her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1983. In 1993, she and her partner created and started building Laderer & Fischer P.C. She is admitted to practice in the State of Indiana and the State of Michigan and is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification. Beside her Ch. 7 Trustee work, Becky also practices in the areas of Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights, Commercial Banking Law and Litigation. Ms. Fischer does not prepare or file bankruptcy cases. Attorneys needing to speak the trustee, please call the office at (574) 284-2354 or contact her paralegal Roberta. Debtors - if you are represented by counsel, the Trustee is not allowed to speak to you, only your counsel.
Roberta Kickbush - Trustee's Paralegal / Office Manager
"Bert" has been with Laderer & Fischer since 2002. Roberta has had the distinction of being appointed by the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustee’s (NABT) to serve as the Trustee Assistant Liaison to the Board for 2017 – 2019. Such an appointment requires creating and executing education programs for Trustee Assistants for two conferences each year. She also was awarded the Cathy Canny Award of Excellence for 2022 by the Indiana State Bar Association for her exemplification of paralegal excellence. Roberta has also received the designation of ‘Indiana Registered Paralegal’ (IRP) from the State of Indiana. After recovering from a double lung transplant in 2021, Roberta works the majority of her time remotely. The best way to reach her is by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the alternative, you may contact the office at (574)284-2354 and leave a message.
Mary Frey - Trustee's Assistant
Mary has been in the business of bankruptcy for many years, previously as the assistant to Stacia Yoon from the Hammond Division. Mary came on board to assist the Trustee practice and handles the review of all of the pre-341 documents and the 341 preparation. Mary works remote and may be contacted only by email at email@example.com. Because Mary is part-time, if you have something that requires immediate attention, please copy Roberta on that email.
Lisa Markell - Legal Assistant
When you call the office at (574) 284-2354 you will more than likely be speaking with Lisa who has been with Laderer & Fischer since 2006. Lisa is the President of the Non-Profit Entertaining History, Inc., which produces the Indiana Pirate Festival and Michiana Renaissance Festival. She is an avid seamstress and researcher and has created many of the costumes for her events.
Katie Getzinger - Paralegal
Katie is the firm's paralegal mainly handling creditor bankruptcy matters for the firm. Sometimes she will also be the one answering your call to our office. She brings 17 years of experience in the legal field to the team. Katie is a mother of four in a very active family and has been with the firm since July of 2020.