Education and Professional Background

  • Armstrong Atlantic State University, B.S., Magna Cum Laude
  • Mercer University School of Law, J.D.
  • Admitted to practice: Georgia

Activities and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Georgia; Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Coastal Bankruptcy Law Institute, Special Director
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer Advisory Committee of the Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Georgia, Member
  • President, Savannah Bar Association
  • Master, W. Homer Drake, Jr., Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, National Association of Women in Construction

Professional Recognition

  • Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite, 2016-2017
  • Super Lawyer Magazine Super Lawyer, 2017

Presentations and Publications

  • “Avoiding Violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act,” Savannah Bar Association Hot Topics Seminar
  • “Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law,” National Business Institute
  • “Real Estate Bankruptcies, a Review of Some Critical Issues,” State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • “Ethical Considerations in Bankruptcy,” Coastal Bankruptcy Law Institute
  • Frequent lecturer at bankruptcy and creditors’ rights seminars

Biography

Margaret (“Maggie”) W. S. Puccini is a partner with Bouhan Falligant whose practice areas include bankruptcy, creditors rights, construction and commercial litigation, mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens, representation of condominium and homeowners’ associations, and landlord/tenant disputes.

Puccini received a B.S. in criminal justice, magna cum laude, from Armstrong Atlantic State University in 1995 and her J.D. from Mercer University in 1999. Puccini was a member of the Mercer Law Review and a participant in the legal writing certificate program.

Puccini is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Savannah Bar Association. Puccini is a member of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the State Bar, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Association of Women in Construction. She currently serves as president of the Savannah Bar Association and as a master on the W. Homer Drake, Jr., Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court. Puccini frequently lectures on topics relating to bankruptcy and creditors rights. She is also a member of the Bankruptcy Lawyer Advisory Committee of the Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Georgia.

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