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.
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.
|KS||Authorized to practice law||1977||11/21/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer in Consumer Bankruptcy Law||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Recertified Consumer Bankruptcy Law||American Board of Certification||2013|
|Super Lawyer Consumer Bankruptcy||Law & Politics Magazine||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Law & Politics Magazine||2009|
|Recertified Consumer Bankruptcy Law||American Board of Certification||2009|
|Recertified Consumer Bankruptcy Law||American Board of Certification||2004|
|Recertified Consumer Bankruptcy Law||American Board of Certification||1999|
|Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy Law||American Board of Certification||1993|
|Attorney||Neis & Michaux, P.A., Bankruptcy Law Office||1984 - Present|
|Attorney||Mark W. Neis Attorney at Law||1978 - 1984|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Founding Member||1992 - Present|
|Topeka Area Bankruptcy Council||Past President and Member||N/A|
|Kansas Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law Section||Founding Member||N/A|
|Topeka Bar Association||Member||1984 - 2015|
|NACBA Fall Workshop Materials||Chapter 7, 13 or Not at All||2011|
|www.bankruptcykansas.info||Kansas Bankruptcy Information||N/A|
|Washburn University School of Law||Juris Doctor||1977|
|Washburn University||Bachelor of Business Administration||1973|
|Topeka High School||N/A||1969|
|Jayhawker Club||History of Romantic Comedy Movies||2012|
|NACBA Members Fall Workshop||Bankruptcy Fundamentals: 7 or 13 or Not at All||2011|
|Jayhawker Club Meeting||1950||2010|
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