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Thomas K. McKnight

Debt settlement Attorney at Santa Ana, CA

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Practice areas
  1. Debt settlement
    25%
    My 12 attorneys handle these cases and I handle the cases in my jurisdictions

    14 years

  2. Bankruptcy and debt
    20%
    My 12 attorneys handle these cases and I handle the cases in my jurisdictions. I am one of 1,200 Certified Mortgage Bankers in the U.S.

    19 years

  3. Communications and media
    10%
    I am the general counsel for Wyndstorm Corporation, a media company in the internet space that is publicly traded. For 4 years I was the chief broadcasting attorney for Gannett Co Inc

    49 years

  4. Contracts and agreements
    10%
    As general counsel for Wyndstorm Corporation I routinely handle contract drafting, negotiation and closing.

    45 years

  5. Lawsuits and disputes
    10%
    Debt settlement cases that went to summons. See Debt Settlement practice area

    14 years

  6. Appeals
    5%
    Johnson v PSI, US 4th Circuit, Counsel for Appelle. Case # 09-1499. This is a pro bono case.

    14 years

  7. Corporate and incorporation
    5%
    As general counsel and secretary for Wyndstorm Corporation I am responsible for managing its corporate affairs

    45 years

  8. Landlord or tenant
    5%
    I am general counsel for a small real estate holding company in Washington DC named Undercliff LLC

    19 years

  9. Real estate
    5%
    I am general counsel for a small real estate holding company in Washington DC named Undercliff LLC. I am also one of 1,200 Certified Mortgage Bankers in the U.S.

    19 years

  10. Securities and investment fraud
    5%
    I am general counsel for Wyndstorm Corporation and for 15 years I was a Smith Barney trained securities broker.

    28 years

Licensed for 49 years
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2005
Updated 06/08/2022
State MD
Status Active
Acquired 2004
Updated 07/12/2022
State VA
Status Authorized to Practice Law
Acquired 1982
Updated 10/01/2022
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1980
Updated 07/19/2022
State AZ
Status Active
Acquired 1978
Updated 09/18/2022
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1973
Updated 11/12/2022

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Thomas Kerns McKnight, LLP
1251 E. Dyer Road, Suite 210
Santa Ana, CA, 92705-5660
Thomas Kerns McKnight, LLP
2236 Cathedral Avenue
Washington, DC, 20008-1504
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AVVO RATING 5.3 (Average)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2016.

Admonition and Probation issued in AZ, 2016
updated on 05/30/2017

An admonishment means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. While on probation, the State monitors the attorney's activities for a period of time in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Thomas Kerns McKnight, LLP
  • 2009 - Present
  • Partner
  • Thomas Kerns McKnight, PLLC
  • 2006 - 2009
  • Mortgage Banker
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • 2003 - 2006
  • Associate Professor School of Business
  • Columbia University
  • 1996 - 2001
  • Banker
  • Banking and Business
  • 1985 - 1996
  • President and CEO
  • Orion Satellite Corporation
  • 1981 - 1985
  • Attorney
  • Gannett Co., Inc
  • 1979 - 1981
  • Attorney
  • Combined Communications Corporation
  • 1977 - 1979
  • Attorney
  • White House Office of Telecommunications Policy
  • 1975 - 1977
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Education

  • Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1972
  • Miami University
  • Bachelors of Science in Business
  • 1970

Associations

  • Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Certified Mortgage Banker
  • 2007 - Present

Awards

  • Certified Mortgage Banker
  • Mortgage Bankers Association
  • 2007

Publications

  • Prentice Hall publication
  • Will it Fly?
  • 2003

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Thomas K. McKnight
Debt settlement Attorney
Santa Ana, CA
Licensed for 49 years