IN RE JOHNSON
United States Bankruptcy Court, D. Maryland, Baltimore Division.
Filed: October 19, 2012.
29. Mancini told Ms. Johnson that he was an attorney.
30. Ms. Johnson believed that Mancini was an attorney.
31. Ms. Johnson paid Mancini $400 to assist her with the preparation and filing of her bankruptcy case.
32. Ms. Johnson believed that in exchange for her payment, she had hired Mancini as her bankruptcy attorney and to represent her in her bankruptcy case.
33. Mancini also told Ms. Johnson that for an additional fee of approximately $400 Mancini would attend and represent Ms. Johnson as her attorney at Ms. Johnson's meeting of creditors.
34. In order to save money, Ms. Johnson chose not to pay Mancini the additional $400.
35. On March 15, 2012, with the Defendants' assistance, Ms. Johnson filed a voluntary petition under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code commencing a bankruptcy case in this Court docketed as In re Linda D. Johnson, Case No. 12-14808.