Cash, Check, Credit Card
Contingent (30%-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($150-$300/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)
West Des Moines, IA
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Jim has broad experience having served as a bankruptcy trustee and a comprehensive understanding of bankruptcy from both the creditor and debtor side....
Citation type: Reprimand
This means the attorney did something wrong, but the Bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.
James’s comment: The reprimand was for failure to withdraw as counsel in a litigated matter where I should have been a witness. I had created the documents for the transaction that was the subject of the litigation...
JAMES H COSSITT PC IN KALISPELL MT
1986 JD - Juris Doctor in LAW
University of Iowa College of Law
2005- present Chair, Best Practices Working Group
American Bar Associaiton, Business Law Section, Ad Hoc Committee on Bankruptcy Court Structure and Insolvency Processes
2012 Cracking the Means Test in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases
2008 Working Paper on Best Practices for Debtors’ Attorneys
BANKRUPTCY & RELATED TOPICS