About the Firm
Donna M. Sommars
Donna M. Sommars is a 1986 graduate of St. Louis University School of Law and engages exclusively in the representation of creditors in bankruptcy, foreclosure and collection cases. Prior to the opening of Sommars & Associates, LLC on January 1, 2007, Donna had been a member of the firm of Sommars & Bertsch, LLC from its inception in January 1995. Prior to that Donna was head of the Bankruptcy Department at Kramer & Frank, PC.
Ms. Sommars is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Illinois Bar, the Illinois Bar Association, the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees (NACTT), and the Bankruptcy Association of Southern Illinois (BASIL). Donna has served as co-chairperson of the BAMSL Bankruptcy Committee and the BAMSL Business Section.
Ms. Sommars has been a guest speaker for the National Business Institute, the Missouri Bar, and the BAMSL Bankruptcy Committee on various topics in commercial and consumer bankruptcy.
Sommars & Associates, LLC represents the interest of creditors in bankruptcy cases as well as foreclosures and collections in Missouri and Illinois.
Pamela B. Leonard
Pamela B. Leonard earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Dallas in 1983 and is a 1987 graduate of St. Louis University School of Law. Prior to joining Sommars & Associates, LLC in November, 2011, Pamela practiced almost exclusively within the federal courts, representing debtors, trustees and large mortgage companies in bankruptcy proceedings.
Pamela is a member of the Missouri Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, Southern Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, the Western District of Oklahoma and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.