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William L. Hames

also known as Bill Hames

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Business litigation, Real Estate

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About Me

Hello. My practice focuses on commercial and personal Bankruptcies and workouts.I have represented debtors and creditors in chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcies. The commercial workouts and bankruptcies invove business and real estate transactions. I am a frequent Continuing Legal Education speaker and have been invited to the Western and Eastern District of Washington Bankuuptcy Judges conference four times as a presenter.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 50%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Business litigation: 25%

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • John Graham Schultz

    I endorse this lawyer. This lawyer is the leading bankruptcy lawyer in this area. He is an expert in all things creditor-debtor and bankruptcy.

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    John Schultz Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I endorse this lawyer. Bill is a valued mentor to me. He is driven by his clients' best interests. He dedicates himself to improving the practice of law through his bankruptcy bar leadership at the state and local level.

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    John O'Leary Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Hames Anderson & Whitlow Ps

601 West Kennewick Avenue
Kennewick, WA, 99336

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198107/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHames Anderson & Whitlow1984 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar Associationchairman executive committee Creditor/Debtor2007 - Present
Bankruptcy Bar association for the Eastern District of Washingtonpast president1990 - Present
Benton-Franklin Counties Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Unknown910 day property2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of WashingtonN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Sun Mountain Bankruptcy Seminar910 Day Property2007
Various CLE seminarscreditor/Debtor2000