Karl M. Helo is a seasoned bankruptcy attorney passionate about the law and helping people. As a partner in charge of the Lafayette office, Mr. Helo has dedicated his practice to consumer bankruptcy and creditor’s rights in consumer and business bankruptcy. His ultimate goal is to help his clients get out of debt and get a fresh financial start through Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Mr. Helo graduated with honors from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law in 2008. He then attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University Law School, receiving his Juris Doctor and Diploma in Civil Law degree in 2011. Mr. Helo was admitted to practice in Louisiana in 2011 and is a Louisiana State Bar Association member.

In addition to his academic achievements, Mr. Helo has received numerous awards and recognitions for his professional work. He has been invited to the 5th Circuit Judicial Bar Conference in 2023. In addition, he has spoken at public speaking panels, including the LSU Annual Bankruptcy Seminar and the Lafayette Parish Bar Association Family Law Section CLE. Mr. Helo is a Brown Inn of Court member who serves as co-chair of the educational committee. He is also a member of the Lafayette Parish Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Mr. Helo’s passion for the law is rooted in his fascination with the sociological and psychological aspects of the formation of humankind and the history behind the legal system itself. He is intrigued by how laws are created, the basis of their creation, and then their ultimate implementation. Mr. Helo firmly believes that each law at its very foundation is meant to promote the well-being of the public ultimately. By being a part of that system, he can best help others gain the benefit meant for them.

As a bankruptcy lawyer, Mr. Helo is committed to helping his clients get a fresh start. He understands that financial troubles can cause immense stress and anxiety and that seeking help can be difficult. Mr. Helo approaches each case with compassion and empathy, taking the time to understand his client’s unique situations and needs. He is dedicated to finding the best solution for each client, whether filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

If you’re struggling with debt and need a fresh financial start, Karl M. Helo is the attorney you need. With his expertise in consumer bankruptcy and compassionate approach, he can help you get back on track and confidently move forward. Contact Mr. Helo today at 337-984-1584 or [email protected] to schedule a consultation.

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 2011
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • D.C.L. – 2011
  • University of Lousiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana
    • B.A. – 2008
    • Honors: Summa cum laude
    • Major: Pre-Law
  • Louisiana, 2011
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member