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Mark W Neis

Mark W Neis

Practice areas:

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt

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About Me

 


Mark Neis is a board certified in consumer bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification, one of two in Topeka and ten in Kansas. He and his partner, Jill Michaux, are Topeka's only bankruptcy specialists.


 


He represents debtors and small business proprietors in chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. He generally does not represent creditors.


 


Mark is a partner in the Topeka law firm, Neis & Michaux, P.A. He and his wife, Jill Michaux, formed the firm in 1984 when they married and merged their individual law practices.


 


He was graduated from Washburn University with a bachelor of business administration degree in 1973 and with a juris doctor from the Washburn University School of Law in 1977.


 


He is a founding member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He was a founder and past president of the Topeka Area Bankruptcy Council. He was a founding member of the Kansas Bar Association Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section. He is a member of the Topeka Bar Association and the local Jayhawker men’s club.


 


Mark frequently volunteers as a judge in high school debate and collegiate mock trial competitions. His avocations include golf, ballroom dancing, gourmet cooking, travel, movies and music.


 

 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 70%
    38 years
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 20%
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Cathleen Cooper Moran

    Mark brings energy and creative thinking to client problems and manages workable solutions. He's recognized nationally as an authority and has been selected to instruct newer bankruptcy lawyers.

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    Cathleen Moran Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • David Prelle Eron

    Mark is an excellent consumer debtor attorney with an outstanding knowledge of the law and a positive attitude.

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    David Eron Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Neis & Michaux, P.A.

Bankruptcy Law Office
534 S Kansas Ave Ste 825
Topeka, KS, 66603-3445

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law197710/09/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Recertified Consumer Bankruptcy LawAmerican Board of Certification2013
Super Lawyer Consumer BankruptcyLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Recertified Consumer Bankruptcy LawAmerican Board of Certification2009
Recertified Consumer Bankruptcy LawAmerican Board of Certification2004
Recertified Consumer Bankruptcy LawAmerican Board of Certification1999
Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy LawAmerican Board of Certification1993

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyNeis & Michaux, P.A., Bankruptcy Law Office1984 - Present
AttorneyMark W. Neis Attorney at Law1978 - 1984

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysFounding Member1992 - Present
Topeka Area Bankruptcy CouncilPast President and MemberN/A
Topeka Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
NACBA Fall Workshop MaterialsChapter 7, 13 or Not at All2011
www.bankruptcykansas.infoKansas Bankruptcy InformationN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJuris Doctor1977
Washburn UniversityBusinessBachelor of Business Administration1973
Topeka High SchoolN/AN/A1969

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Jayhawker ClubHistory of Romantic Comedy Movies2012
NACBA Members Fall WorkshopBankruptcy Fundamentals: 7 or 13 or Not at All2011
Jayhawker Club Meeting19502010
MeetingFilm2009