I represent creditors in state, federal or bankruptcy court litigation relating to debt collection. My substantial practice specializing in deficiency or unsecured judgment collection of debts between $100,000 and $5 million, usually where there is some connection to Iowa. I am a regular speaker about collections matters and also has rendered opinions as an expert witness on collection and collectibility matters.
I also represent families and family businesses that have a net worth up to $25 million on a variety of matters including advice related to mergers and acquisitions, finance and investment, estate or succession planning, real estate, and highly emotional family or business breakup related issues.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified in Creditor's Rights||American Board of Certification||2014|
|Member||Whitfield & Eddy||2009 - Present|
|Associate||Whitfield & Eddy||2002 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Commercial Law League of America||Member||2014 - Present|
|American Association for Private Lenders||Member||2014 - Present|
|Polk County Bar - Hola Clinic||Volunteer||2014 - Present|
|Credit Abuse Resistance Education||Presenter-Volunteer||2014 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||2010 - Present|
|Children and Families of Iowa||VP Governance||2006 - 2012|
|Drake University Law School||JD||2002|
|Iowa State University||N/A||1999|
|Iowa State University||BS||1997|
|Valley High School||N/A||1994|
|Seminar||Judgment Enforcement in Iowa||2014|
|Seminar||Residential Landlord Tenant Law||2014|
|Chapter Meeting||Judgment Collection for Employment Lawyers||2014|
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