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Rodney Tow is board certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Business Bankruptcy Law. Rodney has a bachelor's degree in psychology and a bachelor's degree in aquatic biology from the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in 1978. He attended law school at the University of Houston, graduating in 1984. Prior to entering law school, Rodney served as a state representative, first for Montgomery and Walker counties and after redistricting, a portion of Montgomery County. He initially started as a general practitioner handling civil and criminal matters. However, he quickly developed a bankruptcy practice, which flourished, and in 1992 he became a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee. As a Trustee, Rodney oversees hundreds of bankruptcy cases each year and administers the bankruptcy estates in order to recover assets and pay creditors.
Rodney Tow practices in The Woodlands, Texas. He was born in Conroe, Texas, on October 22, 1954. He was admitted to practice law on May 11, 1984. He received his law degree from the University of Houston School of Law on May 12, 1984. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Aquatic Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Mr. Tow served in the Texas Legislature from 1981 through 1984. He was appointed to the Texas Health Facilities by Governor Mark White in 1985.
Mr. Tow is licensed in the state of Texas, in the Southern District of Texas, and in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Montgomery County Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. He was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers in 2003 and 2004. His primary area of practice is consumer bankruptcy law.
Mr. Tow has served as a Chapter 7 panel trustee for the Southern District of Texas since October 1990. He has handled thousands of cases for debtors and creditors and served as Trustee on several thousand cases. He successfully argued In re Zibman 268 F.3d 298 (5th Cir. 2001) which addressed exemptions relating to proceeds from the sale of homesteads in Texas. He has also served as a Chapter 11 trustee and as a Chapter 11 plan distribution trustee.
Mr. Tow was the chair for the Houston Bar Association Annual Bankruptcy Seminar at the courthouse in February 2003 and 2004. He has spoken at several seminars. He is board certified in Consumer and Business Bankruptcy.
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|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||N/A|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Houston Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees||Member||N/A|
|ORIX Capital Mkts., L.L.C. v. Rafizadeh (In re Cyrus II P'ship), 358 B.R. 311 (Bankr. D. Tex. 2007)||N/A|
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|University of Houston Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1984|
|University of Texas, Austin||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1978|
|University of Texas, Austin||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1978|