Alyssa Maloof Whatley
Alyssa Maloof Whatley prides herself on honest, aggressive, and compassionate representation of her clients. From the very start of her legal career, Alyssa knew she wanted to help individuals facing financial crisis by focusing on bankruptcy and tax. Alyssa earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree from Georgia State University College of Law. While in law school Alyssa worked full time for a prominent Atlanta bankruptcy attorney, where she honed her skills and learned all aspects of the bankruptcy practice area. During her third year in law school, Alyssa interned with United States Bankruptcy Judge the Honorable Margaret A. Murphy, where she drafted orders for matters on the docket in complex Chapter 11 litigation. During her time with Judge Murphy 5 out of 5 draft orders were published on the United States Bankruptcy Court website. She also worked as a Graduate Research Assistance for the Philip Cook Low Income Taxpayer clinic, where she helped low-income individuals with all types of IRS matters.
After graduation, Ms. Whatley worked as a Chapter 13 Courtroom Attorney for Berry and Associates and named courtroom attorney for three federal courtrooms in the Atlanta Division. Following Berry and Associates, she joined one of the state’s best tax firms, Bomar Law Firm LLC, where she represented taxpayers in all areas of tax litigation and was named Collections Team Lead.
Alyssa is founder and owner of Law Offices of Alyssa Maloof Whatley. She is proud to provide quality, affordable, comprehensive representation on all IRS, Georgia, and Debt related matters. She also serves as President of the Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney’s Group.
J.D., Georgia State University
J.B. Moore Tax Clinic Fellowship, Philip C. Cook Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
National Security Law - CALI Excellence for the Future Award Extern for the Honorable Margaret H. Murphy - United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia Graduate Research Assistant - Philip C. Cook Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
B.A., University of Georgia
Major: International Affairs
B.A. cum laude
Honors: HOPE Scholarship Recipient
Honors: Roller Skating Foundation Scholarship Recipient
Honors: Dean's List
Honors: Sigma Iota Rho
Alpha Chi Omega
U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
United State Tax Court
Metro Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group
Atlanta Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association, Tax Law Section
Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
State Bar of Georgia
- Self-Employed Individual
- Small and Medium Businesses
MACBAG & The W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court Joint Program
Title: Not So Fast My Friend: Pitfalls and Risks of Attempts to Avoid Creditors Through Self-Settled Trust, Asset Protection and Spendthrift Trust, and Willful Evasion of Taxes.
United States Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Georgia: Bench and Bar Committee Lunch and Learn Program
Title: Bankruptcy & Taxes
Cobb County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section Annual CLE
Title: Dealing with the Internal Revenue Service to Avoid Potential Pitfalls
Cobb County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section
Title: IRS Programs and Alternatives to Bankruptcy
Competitive National Champion Roller Figure Skater, Make-Up Artist, and Dog Mom
Outside of work, Alyssa enjoys spending time with her husband, Peter, her family, and her two dogs, Lady and Brooklyn. She also works as a free-lance makeup artist on the weekends providing makeup services for weddings, special occasions, and photoshoots. When she is not working cases or providing makeup services, you can find her roller skating on the beltline and teaching lessons at the local skating rink.