About Kercher Law Firm

Mr. Kercher


Attorney Kercher has been providing legal services to Chapter 7, 13 and 11 debtors throughout the Lehigh Valley, including Lehigh and Northampton Counties, for over twenty-five (25) years. Attorney Kercher had previously represented banking institutions and creditors as well, but has concentrated his practice in representation of debtors over the last twenty (20) years. Attorney Kercher also has experience in litigating consumer protection issues, such as Truth in Lending violations, Fair Debt Collection Practices violations, Unfair Trade Practice issues and related consumer problems caused by the over-reaching of lenders and creditors. Attorney Kercher is admitted in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Middle District of Pennsylvania, both in the District Courts and in the Bankruptcy Courts, and has represented clients in other bankruptcy courts, including the Districts of Delaware, Maine and Kentucky. Attorney Kercher is a member of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), and the American Bankruptcy Institute  - organizations of experienced, expert bankruptcy practitioners. The organizations provide their members with continuously updated materials that allow their firms to stay abreast of current important developments in the law.  Mr. Kercher has been married over 25 years and lives in Whitehall, PA with his wife and three daughters.

Lorrie A. McCans

Paralegal/Legal Secretary

Lorrie A. McCans is a graduate of Liberty High School (1989). Mrs. McCans attended undergraduate courses at both Allentown College of Saint Frances DeSales (now DeSales University) and the University of North Dakota. She graduated from the Professional Career Development Institute in 1992 with a Certificate in Paralegal Studies. Prior to her return to the Lehigh Valley in 1998, Mrs. McCans was employed by a Virginia firm that provided a wide variety of legal services including domestic, criminal, court appointed matters, personal injury and Chapter 7 proceedings. For the last fifteen years Mrs. McCans has worked exclusively with bankruptcy related matters, including Chapter 7, 11 & 13 proceedings, primarily representing Debtors and Debtors-in-Possession. Additionally, Mrs. McCans has been a Notary Public of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania since 2000.

Mrs. McCans resides in Danielsville, Pennsylvania with her husband and two children.