Jerry Myers is Smith Debnam’s Managing Partner. He concentrates his practice in the area of creditors’ rights, with an emphasis on debt collection, judgment enforcement, and commercial litigation. Jerry served as President of the Commercial Law League of America, the nation’s preeminent organization of creditors’ rights professionals, and is certified in the field of Creditors’ Rights Law by the American Board of Certifications. Jerry was also instrumental in forming the North Carolina Creditors’ Bar Association, a specialty bar whose members are committed to advocating for the rights of those who make credit available, as well as to educate the general public on managing credit effectively.
Jerry represents clients in the credit and collections industry in a variety of settings including litigation, regulatory compliance and licensing matters, and general business representation. He has practiced in the creditors’ rights field for more than 20 years and has written and lectured extensively on debt collection and judgment enforcement. Jerry frequently presents CLE programs sponsored by institutions including Wake Forest University School of Law, the North Carolina Bar Foundation, the Commercial Law League of America, and the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys.
Jerry is listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.