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With an average of over 12 years collection experience, our in-house Berman & Rabin attorneys provide a strong practice knowledge base for handling of the most difficult and contentious claims. All of our attorneys participate daily in the handling of collection files for our clients. One of the highest volume collection legal practices in the Midwest , Berman & Rabin assigns management of collection suits to experienced collection attorneys with extensive background and knowledge to facilitate the most direct, effective legal strategy in the suit process. 

In addition to our attorneys, Berman & Rabin staffs its collection division with experienced, successful collectors to manage our clients’ claims, then we supplement their collection experience with additional training on the legal collection environment through the suit process and post-judgment re


Learn more about our in-house attorneys below or click here to learn about LegalStream, our nationwide attorney network.

Daniel S. Rabin

Daniel S. Rabin joined the Firm in 1990 after three years of practice with another area collection law firm. Mr. Rabin graduated from the University of Kansas in 1984 and the Oklahoma City University Law School in 1987. He became a member of the Kansas Bar in the same year and a member of the Missouri Bar the following year. He is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan, Johnson County, Kansas, and American Bar Associations. He is licensed to practice in Federal Court in both Kansas and Missouri. He is a long-standing member of the National Creditors Bar Association as well as the Commercial law league of America.

He is also one of a few attorneys in the Kansas City area certified by the American Collectors Association (ACA) as a MAP and CNR attorney. Mr. Rabin is also the ACA Chairman for the State of Kansas. Mr. Rabin also devotes the majority of his practice to the enforcement of creditor's rights, collections, and the representation of collection agencies as well as collection notice reviews.

Benjamin N. Hutnick

Benjamin N. Hutnick was admitted to the Kansas Bar and the United States District Court for the District of Kansas in 2008. Mr. Hutnick graduated from the University of Kansas with a dual major in 2002, and from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2008. While in law school, Mr. Hutnick worked as a law clerk in Overland Park, served as a student ambassador, was a presidential management fellowship finalist, and worked as an editor for the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy. After law school, he spent two years as a research attorney for the Kansas Court of Appeals, then ran a general practice firm while also performing tax law and policy research for H&R Block.

Mr. Hutnick is a member of the Kansas, Topeka, and American Bar Associations, and practices in the areas of commercial litigation, creditor’s rights, and statutory compliance.

Adam Trimble

Adam Trimble was admitted to the Kansas Bar in 2022 and is provisionally licensed with the Missouri Bar, with permanent licensure pending, as of 2023. Mr. Trimble graduated summa cum laude from Wichita State University and holds a Bachelors in Criminal Justice. Before attending law school in 2019, Mr. Trimble had a 12-year career in the receivables management industry, serving most recently as the Chief Compliance Officer for a mid-sized receivables management firm where he was principally charged with the development and maintenance of an enterprise-wide compliance management system and litigation management. While in law school, Mr. Trimble served as a student representative and worked as a law clerk in Topeka, Kansas. After law school, Mr. Trimble served as in-house counsel for the same receivables management firm before joining Berman & Rabin to practice in the creditor’s rights.

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Chastity C. fittro

Chastity C. Fittro is the Attorney for Berman & Rabin, P.A. for the State of Arkansas. She was educated at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville. Mrs. Fittro joined the Arkansas Bar in 2002 and is admitted to practice in both federal and state courts. She worked as a deputy prosecutor in both Sebastian and Benton counties and in private practice in Arkansas. Mrs. Fittro lived in Greenwood, Indiana for a few years where she operated her own firm providing small business clients with legal compliance and collection services. Mrs. Fittro also spent six years as the Head of the Legal Department for the Bella Vista Village Property Owners Association where she managed the collections department, handled all foreclosures, and lawsuits. While there, the amount of money collected, and the number of foreclosures filed increased year over year. Mrs. Fittro is married to Zach Fittro and they have two young sons, Clark and Oliver.  

Brianna Schaefer

Brianna Schaefer graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1998 and Western New England College School of Law in 2002. She was admitted to practice as a member of the Colorado Bar and United States District Court for the District of Colorado in 2002.


Since then, her practice has been focused on the representation of creditors. Throughout her career, Ms. Schaefer has been a frequent speaker and author, contributing to the Community Associations Institute at both the local and national levels. She currently serves as legal counsel to various clients in the areas of collection of delinquent balances and foreclosures. She counsels clients on the enforcement of protective covenants and injunctive relief procedures. 

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