Partner Biographies

Jordan M. Spivok in a dark suit and tie at his desk in front of a wall of legal books.

Jordan M. Spivok

Jordan M. Spivok is the senior partner in the firm of Protas, Spivok & Collins, LLC. He specializes in commercial and retail collections, creditors’ rights, commercial transactional work, foreclosures, bankruptcy and business litigation. Mr. Spivok has lectured before various groups in the District of Columbia, and State of Maryland concerning fundamentals of civil practice and the collection and enforcement of judgments. In the past, Mr. Spivok has chaired both the Circuit and District Court Bench/Bar Committees in Montgomery County, as well as serving on the Attorney Grievance Inquiry Panel and the Judicial Selections Committee. He is a past elected member of the Executive Committee of the Montgomery County Bar Association. Mr. Spivok has been practicing in Maryland and the District of Columbia, in the state appellate courts, since 1969 and is a member of the Commercial Law League of America.

Phillip J. Collins in a dark suit and tie at his desk in front of a wall of legal books.

Philip J. Collins

Philip J. Collins has been in practice since 1989 and is a partner with the firm of Protas, Spivok & Collins, LLC. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of creditors’ rights, collections, and commercial real estate. Mr. Collins has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts and has handled thousands of collection cases. Additionally, Mr. Collins handles commercial lease renewal, drafting, and negotiation for a number of local and national tenants. He is licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Mr. Collins is a member of the National Creditors Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Inc., and the Montgomery County Bar Association, where he has served on the Judicial Selections Committee, Fee Arbitration Committee and was the chairman of the Speakers Bureau Public Division. He currently is a featured speaker for various publishing companies in the areas of collections and Creditors’ Rights and past President of the Potomac Chamber of Commerce. In 2007, Mr. Collins was named as one of Washington DC’s top lawyers by