Mr. Council takes the time to listen to every client to fully understand his or her personal financial goals, values, and their side of the story. Then, he develops a legal solution based on the client's individual needs and best interests.
Before law school, Mr. Council played music professionally across Texas and still enjoys playing and teaching guitar today. However, while music will always be a hobby, Mr. Council decided to dedicate his professional life to helping clients through their legal issues during what can be a very worrying and confusing period in their lives. His goal is to try and relieve some of the stress and worry by helping to put a firm plan in place to get back on their feet, no matter what the situation. He is dedicated to helping clients tell their side of the story while protecting their rights and best interests.
Coming from a modest upbringing himself, Mr. Council understands that situations are nuanced and that no family should have to bear the full legal burden of a criminal, bankruptcy, elder law, or litigation issue. He is here to provide the guidance and support that his clients need.
o Cum laude graduate
o Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration
o Cum laude graduate
o Merit Scholar
o Phi Delta Phi Honors Society
o Juris Doctor
Born and raised in Central Iowa, Jeremy grew up in the community competing in sports and academic competitions. His competitive nature continued into college at the University of Iowa where he graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering while representing the University on the U.S. Taekwondo team.
After graduating from Iowa, Jeremy returned to the Des Moines area and attended Drake University to obtain his Jurisdiction Doctrine in Law. He interned for local defense attorneys and represented clients in criminal defense cases through the Drake Legal Clinic.
Since graduation in 2010, Jeremy has settled down in Grimes where he spends his extra time with his family and coaching local sports teams. He continues his competitive nature vigilantly representing clients in the areas of criminal defense, custody cases, divorces and personal injury.
Areas of Practice
J.D. - 2010
Honors: With Distinction
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Past Employment Positions
For the past 11 years, Ms. Nesbitt has focused her law practice on legal debt relief solutions, advising and assisting her clients in obtaining greater financial stability. Ms. Nesbitt understands that being in debt is stressful and sometimes the right path is difficult to decipher. Hiring the right lawyer helps to take the guess work out of what you should be doing now to meet your debt relief goals. Ms. Nesbitt is proud to be that source of advice and assistance to work on behalf of clients; keeping them informed and ultimately in control of their own financial success while getting out of debt.
In tailoring a solution specific to each client’s case, Ms. Nesbitt remains attendant to the client’s own goals and opportunities for success. Clients are then free to attend to other important matters in life while Ms. Nesbitt helps to relieve the issues caused when a client has taken on too much debt. Ms. Nesbitt enjoys fighting back on behalf of her clients to eliminate unfair interest rates and payment terms, aggressive collection practices, and never ending fees and phone calls. She is not afraid to take on the big banks and credit card issuers to help her clients assert their rights and remedies under the law. This practical and tailored approach to debt relief options for clients also involves keeping clients informed and active in their own case and continuously re-evaluating financial conditions and goals to ensure a successful outcome. Clients will find that in working with Ms. Nesbitt, attaining financial stability through debt relief is not a far distant goal, but something that can truly be accomplished with the right help.
o Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice
o Juris Doctor
Erik Helbing specializes exclusively in consumer rights, which includes foreclosure defense, credit collection defense, and bankruptcy. In addition to his own practice, Erik also serves as of counsel with Compass Rose Legal Group, LLC, a boutique law firm specializing in national security law where he leads the Compass Rose Financial Debt Recovery Program, a program specially designed for federal employees, federal contractors, members of our active duty and reserve military, and those who hold security clearances. Whether, its representing clients in consumer rights, bankruptcy, or mitigating the Federal Government’s concerns about his client’s financial history this variety of experiences helps ensure the best possible outcome for his clients and their families.
Prior to private practice, Erik served as a law clerk. Specifically, he clerked for the Honorable Thomas I. Vanaskie, Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the Honorable Charles M. Middlesworth, Superior Court of Atlantic County, New Jersey. Furthermore, Erik served an internship with the United States Department of Justice Office of the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
For more than 30 years Mr. Adams has focused on helping people in all aspects of debt relief. His first hand knowledge of consumer protection along with foreclosures, repossessions and paycheck garnishments is a huge asset to the Council Law Group.
Antranig Garibian is a native of Philadelphia, PA and maintains an active litigation practice throughout the state and federal courts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. For years, Mr. Garibian has represented and advised clients including individuals, small business and large publicly traded companies. Mr. Garibian holds a Bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a Juris Doctorate from Temple University.
Mr. Garibian has a long proven track record of representing clients in managing their personal debt, defending creditor lawsuits and pursuing claims on behalf of consumers under state and federal law. He frequently writes articles and speaks on a wide array of emerging legal issues. He has covered topics such as federal court jurisdiction, liability risks facing premises owners, legal developments in corporate law, and unique legal issues in personal injury litigation. In 2013 and 2014, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® named Mr. Garibian a “Rising Star,” an honor received by only 2.5 percent of lawyers each year. In 2015, New Jersey Super Lawyers® named Mr. Garibian a “Rising Star.”
Mathew Higbee has been practicing law since 2006. He graduated from the University of Utah college of law in 2005, where he served as president of the law school student body and then Board of Trustees. He was later named Young Alumnus of the Year.
Mr. Higbee has helped thousands of people deal with financial problems related to debt, creditor harassment and inaccurate credit reporting. He has litigated more than 500 cases against lenders and creditors. He has won numerous published appeals. He is licensed to practice law in state and federal courts in Washington and Oregon.
Robert Devine has over seven years of active-duty military service as a U.S. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Specialist. During his tenure Mr. Devine gained experience in interpreting and complying with OSHA, DOE Orders and Directives, and local ordinances. At Vandenberg A.F.B., Mr. Devine coordinated the handling and disposing of hazardous waste and radioactive waste for the Nuclear Maintenance Facility. Further, Mr. Devine developed and implemented safety-training programs for all new nuclear facility personnel in hazardous waste management and spill containment.Mr. Devine graduated from the University of La Verne with a Bachelor of Arts degree where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and participated in NCAA Division III football. While attending law school at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Mr. Devine was elected Honor Representative to the Counsel on Professional Conduct and as a Graduate Student Association Senator. Subsequently, Mr. Devine was appointed to the Judiciary Committee where he resolved student disputes, held hearings on student misconduct, and determined formal procedures for infractions. For his efforts Mr. Devine was awarded the First Lap Award for service to the legal community. Mr. Devine was also a member of the Families and the Law Clinic providing much needed free legal representation to indigent clients throughout the Washington, D.C. area. Mr. Devine is currently licensed to practice in Connecticut and Georgia. His professional career has provided him with experience in contracts, litigation, and electronic discovery. As the direct assistant to the Vice President of Franchise Development at HMS Host Corporation Mr. Devine gained valuable experience dealing with franchise, lease, sublease, and licensing agreements for malls and airports. While at DTI Global Inc. as an Associate Review Manager, Mr. Devine supervised upwards of 50 attorneys on numerous electronic discovery teams. He set project protocols, maintained quality control, and provided the clients with routine status reports and forecasts. Mr. Devine has assisted large firms as a project attorney performing internal investigations ranging from insider trading, antitrust, and securities litigation.