James Henry Cossitt

James Henry Cossitt

Bankruptcy Attorney

Kalispell, MT

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9.0

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This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.

Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Fees

Contingent (30%-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($150-$300/hour), Retainer (Sometimes)

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Jeffrey Phillip Mathias
Jeffrey Mathias

West Des Moines, IA

About 3 years ago

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....
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Résumé

License

1986 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Iowa.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/16/2014

1 Citation found

In 1995 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Iowa.

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... more

Work Experience

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1988 – 1995

Payer, Hunziker, Cossitt & Oeth, Ames IA

Education

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1986 JD - Juris Doctor in LAW

University of Iowa College of Law

Associations

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1986- present Member

American Bar Association


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Portfolio

Publications

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2012 Cracking the Means Test in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases

The King Bankruptcy Practice Series

2008 Working Paper on Best Practices for Debtors’ Attorneys

ABA, The Business Lawyer, Vol. 64, No. 1, p. 79

Speaking Engagements

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BANKRUPTCY & RELATED TOPICS

at NUMEROUS

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