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Mervin B. Waage

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StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXDeceased197405/24/2015

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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Fellow CertificateN/A2007
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2006
Appointed Attorney General of Texas for one daySenator Jane Nelson, Governor for the day2004
Texas Bar Honors Merv Waage Course DirectorN/A2004
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2004
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law1995
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law1991
Certification in Business BankruptcyTexas Board of Legal Specilization1988
Certification in Consumer BankruptcyTexas Board of Legal Specialization1986
Licensed to Practice before U.S. Court of ClaimsU. S. Court of Claims1978
Licensed to Practice before the U.S. Tax CourtU. S. Tax Court1978
Licensed to Practice before the Supreme CourtU.S. Supreme Court1977
Licensed U.S. District Court Eastern Dist. of TexasU.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas1976
Licensed by U.S. Dist. Ct. Northern Dist of TexasU.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas1974
Liscensed before the Fifth Circuit of AppealsU. S. Fifth Circuit of Appeals1974

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Judge Merv WaageCity of Sanger, Texas1980 - 1980
Judge Merv WaageCity of Pilot Point, Texas1979 - 1979
Judge Merv WaageCity of Aubrey, Texas1978 - 1978
Chapter 7 TrusteeU.S. Department of Justice1978 - 1984
OwnerMerv Waage Bankruptcy Attorney1977 - Present
Chief Misdemeanor ProsecutorDenton County District Attorney1974 - 1976

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2004 - Present
Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of TexasVice President of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys2002 - 2006
N/AMember1998 - Present
Bankruptcy Committee of Business Section Texas BarCommittee Member1998 - 2002
College of the State Bar of TexasMember1986 - Present
U.S. Department of JusticeChapter 7 Trustee1978 - 1984
State Bar of TexasMember1974 - Present
Denton County Bar AssociationMember1974 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In Re: Hooper Oil Company, Inc.Successfully Administered

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownBankruptcy Filings Spike as Law Change Looms2005
Texas Bar - First International Bankruptcy SeminarEthical Considerations for Bankruptcy Attorneys2004
Texas Bar 19th Annual Advanced Consumer BankruptcyHomestead Exemptions2003
Denton Record ChronicleVideotape on Trial as Tool for use in CourtroomN/A
Who's Who in American Law by MarquisListed as noteworthy American LawyerN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityN/AN/A1974
Southwestern SeminaryTheologyMaster of Divinity1969
Northwestern CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1966
Texas Christian UniversityIndependent Studies Summer SchoolN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Charter Communications T.V. Channel 25Perspectives on the Recent 2005 Bankruptcy Law 2007
Featured Bankruptcy Expert on RadioMost Asked Questions when Considering Bankruptcy2005
Bankruptcy Boot CampPractical Tips Representing Debtors and Creditors2004
20th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy SeminarCourse Director for Entire Seminar2004
1st Annual International Bankruptcy Law SeminarEthical Considerations for Bankruptcy Attorneys2004