Mott & Gendron Law is a federally designated debt relief agency, which represents both creditors and debtors in Bankruptcy.  They treat all people with dignity and respect, regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, class, caste, religion, belief, sex, gender, age, health, or other status.

Attorneys Dorothy Mott and Kara Gendron can evaluate your financial issues and give you tailored advice on how bankruptcy law would affect your particular situation.  They offer discounts and flexible payment plans.  Contact them today.

dOrOthy mott

Co-owner of Mott & Gendron Law

Dorothy Mott has been practicing bankruptcy law for over 30 years and is respected throughout the bankruptcy law community.  Dorothy is well-known for her for her pro bono work and has received multiple awards in recognition of that work.  She is  admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. She lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with her husband and in her free time enjoys spending time with her many grandchildren.

Kara gendron

Co-owner of Mott & Gendron Law


Kara Gendron has been practicing bankruptcy law exclusively since 2001 and focuses her practice on representing individuals, farmers, and small business owners in bankruptcy cases.  Kara has been involved in chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcy cases.


In 2021, she was appointed as a Chapter 7 and 12 Bankruptcy Trustee by the U.S. Trustee, Department of Justice, to administer Chapter 7 and 12 bankruptcy cases in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  The Office of the  United States Trustee is a national program, with a mission is to promote the integrity and efficiency of the bankruptcy system for the benefit of all stakeholders -– debtors, creditors, and the public. 

Kara serves as the Third Circuit Chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA). She is a frequent course planner and presenter for national, state, and local bankruptcy law seminars, including the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT), Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI), and Middle District Bankruptcy Bar Association (MDBBA). A list of some of her seminars and publications is viewable on the button below.


.She taught Bankruptcy Law for several years at the Widener School of Law while maintaining her full time practice.  She lives in Central Pennsylvania with her husband, four children, and assorted pets.