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In semi-retirement and not accepting new cases.  


 


Winding up existing Chapter 7 cases and related litigation.  


 


Will continue to represent Chapter 13 Standing Trustee on a case by case basis, and will continue to act as general counsel to the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 95%
    18 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Appeals: 5%
    23 years, 25 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($210-340/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Dorothy G Bunce

    Bradley R Tamm has a great record of public service and a compassion for the folks facing bankruptcy. I am honored to have the opportunity to endorse him.

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    Dorothy Bunce Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ronald Lee Burdge

    With years of solid bankruptcy law experience behind him, one look at his web site's material and information, along with his published Avvo answers to consumer questions, and it should be obvious to you that attorney Tamm knows the law and cares about helping people with their financial problems. If you have a question about debt or bankruptcy law, he is your answer. If his office is anywhere near you, I recommend him to you.

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    Ronald Burdge Lemon Law Attorney
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Contact Info

Shults & Tamm, ALC

P.O. Box 3047
Honolulu, HI, 96802-3047

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
HIActive200309/03/2015
CAInactive199208/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Private reproval, public disclosure
    issued in CA, 1996

    updated

    Private reproval, public disclosure means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

    Bradley’s comment: “In 1993 I was wrong, and was appropriately disciplined in 1996. As evidence of rehabilitation, from 2006-2012 I served on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court, the last four years as Board Secretary.”

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Volunteer of the Month (November 2006)N/A2006
Mediator - Bankruptcy Dispute ResolutionU.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Hawaii2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Shareholder/DirectorShults & Tamm, ALC2008 - Present
Attorney at LawBradley R. Tamm, AAL/ALC2003 - 2008
Attorney at LawBradley R. Tamm, Attorney at Law1997 - 2003
Appellate WriterLaw Writer, Inc.1995 - 1997
Attorney at LawBradley R. Tamm, AAL1992 - 1993

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hawaii Bankruptcy Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme CourtSecretary2008 - 2012
Hawaii State Bar AssociationAttorney at Law2007 - Present
Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme CourtMember2006 - 2012
Hawaii State Bar Association - Bankruptcy Law SectionDirector2003 - 2005
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2000 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Kekauoha-Alisa v. Ameriquest, et al, 394 B.R. 507 (Bankr. D. Haw. 2008)$573,542.49 Judgment for Plaintiff.
Kekauoha-Alisa v Ameriquest Mortgage et al, 674 F.3d 1083 (9th Cir. 2012)Affirmed and remanded for further findings.
Kekauoha v. Ameriquest, et al., 407 B.R. 442 (9th Cir. BAP 2009)Reversed and remanded.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Journal of Bankruptcy Law & PracticePractice, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 47-84Substantial Abuse — Dismissal under 11 U.S.C. § 707(b): Evolution or Malignancy2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Embry-Riddle Aero UnivAeronauticsBS - Bachelor of Science1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Judicial ConferenceBankruptcy Issues for State Court Judges2006
Family Law SectionFamily Law and the 2005 Bankruptcy Amendments2006
2006 Annual ConfereceBankruptcy Issues for Credito Managers2006
Annual Consumer Bankruptcy ConferenceConsumer Bankruptcy Reform 2005 — A Brave New World2005