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Three Metroplex offices-- Dallas, Fort Worth and Plano.


Languages spoken: German, English

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Practice areas

  1. Bankruptcy: 50%
    24 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Chapter 13: 20%
  3. Chapter 7: 20%
  4. Chapter 11: 10%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

22 total 

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  • Tatiana Kadetskaya

    Excellent attorney!


    Tatiana Kadetskaya Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gregory Max Wetherall

    Rustin Polk is tenacious in protecting his Client's interests. If you have financial problems, you need him on your side.


    Gregory Wetherall Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

PO Box 431
Atoka, OK, 74525


TXNot Eligible to Practice - Administrative Suspension199208/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2012
Who's WhoStrathmore Who's Who2009
Who's WhoMadison Who's Who2009
Who's WhoBiltmore Who's Who2009
Best OfUS Local Business Association2009
Best OfDallas Observer2007
Who's WhoMarquis Who's Who2006
Who's WhoStrathmore Who's Who2006
Who's WhoMadison Who's Who2005
Who's WhoCambridge Who's Who2004
ProfiledA.M. Best Company - Recommended Insurance Attorneys2003
Who's WhoBiltmore Who's Who2002
ProfiledA.M. Best Company - Recommended Insurance Attorneys2001
College of the State BarState Bar of Texas2000
BNA ScholarBureau of National Affairs1992
Letzeiser AwardUniversity of Oklahoma1989
Top TenUniversity of Oklahoma1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/A214bankruptcy.com2006 - Present
General CounselDallas National Insurance Company2001 - 2006
N/APolk & Associates1996 - 2001
N/APatton Boggs1993 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of TexasN/AN/A
Pintail Youth RanchBoard of DirectorsN/A
Patriot Property CompanyBoard of DirectorsN/A
Dallas Fire Insurance CompanyBoard of DirectorsN/A
Dallas General Life Insurance CompanyBoard of DirectorsN/A
Jefferson Life Insurance CompanyBoard of DirectorsN/A
Dallas National Insurance CompanyBoard of DirectorsN/A
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMemberN/A
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
Commercial Law League of America, Bankruptcy SectionMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
Texas Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
Dallas Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practices SectionMemberN/A
Dallas Bar Association, Business Litigation SectionMemberN/A
College of the State BarMemberN/A
Texas General Counsel ForumMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re ClaryFavorable
In re BellFavorable
In re NewcombFavorable
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Publication nameTitleDate
BookTruth Behind The Lies: The Texas Guide to Bankruptcy2011
Dallas ObserverBreaking News: Federal Bankruptcy Judge's Ruling Puts Texas Rangers' Sale on Hold2010
214bankruptcy.comBankruptcy Ruling on Texas Rangers Chapter 11 Sale Plan2010
American Bar Association newsletterTechnology-Enabled Services: The Next Generation of SaaS2009
D MagazineDallas has its Share of Mortgage Ripoffs2009
WhitepaperHow to Stop Your Texas Foreclosure in Less than 48 Hours Without Filing Bankruptcy2009
Texas Super LawyersThree Kings (article mention)2009
Inc. MagazineManaging: How to Work More Like a Start-Up2009
WhitepaperFive Critical Mistakes2009
214bankruptcy.comBut I'll Feel Like a Deadbeat2008
Dallas Morning NewsKnow Your Friends and Faxing Foes2002
Polk & AssociatesAdjuster's Guide to Managing the Panel Counsel Relationship2001
National Association of Judgment Collection ProfessionalsGuide to the Fair Credit Reporting Act2001
National Association of Judgment Collection ProfessionalsThe ABCs of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act2000
Polk & AssociatesCollect Your Overdue Accounts and Keep Your Customers2000
Polk & AssociatesThe "Seven C's" of Extending Credit1998
Polk & AssociatesForcing Your Debtors Into Involuntary Bankruptcy1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of OklahomaFinanceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Pressing Issues in Chapters 7 & 13 CasesBankruptcy Hot Topics2012
Continuing Legal EducationChapter 13 101: The Plan2012
Continuing Legal EducationChapter 7 Bankruptcy 1012011
Continuing Legal EducationConsumer Bankruptcy 101: Practice, Petition and the Plan2011
OU GraduatesMarket Outlook2009
Craftmade FinancialThe In's & Out's of Aged Receivables2009
Metrocrest ChamberThe Fair Credit Reporting Act2001
National Association of Judgment ProfessionalsThe Fair Debt Collection Practices Act1999