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Attorney in Bethesda, MD
John Tsikerdanos is a bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland. He helps debtors and creditors with all matters regarding the bankruptcy courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

John represents individuals and companies filing for Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies. While debtors are in bankruptcy, he helps them re-organize their finances, and start anew. He helps people feel at ease during a process that sometimes is emotional by explaining everything clearly and keeping a focus on the desired outcomes.

His experience in the intricacies of bankruptcy also gives him a unique perspective into how to help creditors collect from debtors who have filed for bankruptcy. He helps companies enforce promissory notes, loan agreements and guaranties.

John received his Bachelor of Science, cum laude, from West Virginia University and his Juris Doctor from West Virginia University College of Law. Prior to joining Lerch Early, John worked for the Washington, DC office of a regional law firm. He is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

John is an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and has not missed a Steelers home game since 2000. To stay active, John enjoys running with his two pit bulls and one white German shepherd, playing men’s softball, and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts.

Professional Memberships

• Maryland State Bar Association, Consumer Bankruptcy Group

• American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section and Litigation Section

(301) 841-3844
Credit Cards Accepted
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Areas of Law

  • Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Lending
  • Litigation


Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 2009, Maryland
2010, District of Columbia
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

Credit Cards Accepted
Law School Attended

West Virginia University College of Law
Class of 2008
Men's Law Caucus, President, Sports and Entertainment Law Society, VP of Strategic Planning, Law School Athletic Fitness Organization, VP and Co-Founder, American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America), M.E. Lugar Trial Association, Two-time Individual and Team Competition Winner, 2008 National Mock Trial Competition, Philadelphia, PA, West Virginia Invitational Trial Competition, Winner

University Attended

West Virginia University
Class of 2004
B.S. in Sports Management w

West Virginia University
Class of 2004
minor in Business Administration

West Virginia University
cum laude, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

West Virginia University
Sports Management Club
Executive Board Member

West Virginia University
Dean's List

West Virginia University
Class of 2004
Athletic Honor Roll

Community Contributions

Contact Information


(301) 841-3844


(301) 347-2844


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Office Information
John E. Tsikerdanos
 3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 460,
Bethesda, MD 20814-5367


Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered (Bethesda, Maryland)

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