James S. Cole

James S. Cole

Litigation Lawyer
Saint Louis, MO




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About Me

I represent both debtors and creditors and have 30 years' experience in all chapters of bankruptcy. In the past, I was the first head of the St. Louis office of the United States Trustee. Later, I served as a chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for six years. I have the experience and perspective to handle any type of bankruptcy issue. My appellate cases include In re Benn, 491 F.3d 811 (8th Cir. 2007),...

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1979 License Status: Good Standing, Active for the state of Missouri.
Last updated by Avvo: 01/08/2013
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Work Experience

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2002 – present

The Wasinger Law Group, P.C.


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1978 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Harvard University Law School


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2009 Edmund Burke Award

National Lawyers Association


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Missouri Bar

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2002 Preclusion of Debtors` Causes of Action by Confirmation in Bankruptcy

St. Louis Bar Journal

1998 Reaffirmations: Procedures and Problems

Journal of the Missouri Bar

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Bankruptcy

at Bankruptcy Forms, Line by Line

2010 Bankruptcy

at Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy Law

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