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Michael S. Mitchell Receives Certification in Consumer Bankruptcy Law

AUSTIN (February 20, 2015) ­­− Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) announced that Michael S. Mitchell received Board Certification in the area of Consumer Bankruptcy Law. Mr. Mitchell currently practices in Plano, Texas where he is part of the firm...
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Gates’ Texas Energy Files For Bankruptcy

Written by: Robert DeMarco Optim Energy, LLC, (“Optim”) filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on February 12, 2014, in the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware [Case No. 14-10262 (BLS)]. Optim is...
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Robert DeMarco: Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Robert DeMarco has been practicing bankruptcy law in California and Texas for over 25 years — representing both consumers and business owners. After years of hard work and dedication, he decided to take the next step and become Board Certified...
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Bowie Cuts to the Heart of Artificial Impairment

Written by: Robert DeMarco The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently clarified its position on class treatment in a single asset real estate bankruptcy case [In re Village at Camp Bowie I, L.P., 710 F.3d 239 (5th Cir. 2013)]. Village...
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Orchard Supply Hardware Files Chapter 11

Written by: Robert DeMarco Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corporation [“Orchard”], a neighborhood hardware and supply store with locations in California and Oregon, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The San Jose based company said that Lowe’s Companies, Inc. [“Lowes”],...
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Discharge and the Case of Jose Canseco

Written by: Robert DeMarco Jose Canseco, former Major League Baseball outfielder and designated hitter, is probably best know for his record setting season in 1988 when he hit 42 home runs and stole 40 bases. He also achieved a great...
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Borders Not Required To Honor Unused Gift Cards

Written by: Robert DeMarco Borders filed a petition for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on February 16, 2011, in an effort to reorganize its business operations through a sale of assets in another entity. While Borders attempted...
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Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Declared Bankrupt

Written by: Robert DeMarco Buffalo Bill’s Wild West and Pawnee Bill’s Great ESPN Far East were up declared bankrupt almost one hundred years ago, on July 28, 1913. Jonathan Terry and other parties filed a Petition for Bankruptcy Adjudication against...
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