Attorneys

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Hilary Bonial

Director Dallas, TX

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Education

Loyola University (B.A., cum laude, 1993); Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D., 1996)

Licenses

Admitted to Louisiana State Bar in 1996; admitted to Texas State Bar in 2006

Courts of Admission

United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas; United States District Court for the District of Nebraska; United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Professional Associations

American Bankruptcy Institute, Dallas Bar Association including Bankruptcy Committee, Louisiana State Bar Association, National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, Texas State Bar Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy


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Braden Barnes

General Counsel Dallas, TX

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Education

Texas Christian University (B.B.A, 2003); University of Tulsa College of Law (J.D., 2007)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2007

Courts of Admission

United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas

Professional Associations

American Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Litigation


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Michael Burns

Managing Attorney Dallas, TX

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Education

: University of Houston (B.A., with honors, 2002); Kansas University School of Law (J.D., 2005)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2006

Courts of Admission

United States Bankruptcy Court of Texas, United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas

Professional Associations

Houston Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association, Texas Young Lawyers Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Litigation, Real Estate


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Paul Cervenka

Managing Attorney Dallas, TX

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Education

The University of Texas at Dallas (B.A., cum laude, 2004); Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., 2008)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2009

Professional Associations

Dallas Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association, Texas Young Lawyers Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights


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Jason Cottrill

Associate Dallas, TX

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Education

Baylor University, (B.A., 1990); Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, (J.D., 1994)

Licenses

Admitted to the District of Columbia Bar 2002; Admitted to the Montana State Bar 1995

Courts of Admission

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Loss Mitigation, Property Title, Real Estate, Title-Curative


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Craig Edelman

Senior Counsel Dallas, TX

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Education

University of North Texas (B.S., 2000); South Texas College of Law (J.D., 2005)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2005

Courts of Admission

United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas; United States Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Associations

Dallas Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights


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Elizabeth Hayes

Associate Dallas, TX

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Education

University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 2008); Texas Wesleyan School of Law (J.D., 2012)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2012

Courts of Admission

United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

Professional Associations

Dallas County Bar Association, Tarrant County Bar Association

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation, Foreclosure, Probate


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Carlos Hernandez-Vivoni

Associate Dallas, TX

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Education

Universidad de Puerto Rico (B.B.A., 1999); Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2003)

Licenses

Admitted to Puerto Rico State Bar in 2004; admitted to Texas State Bar in 2015

Courts of Admission

United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico; United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit: United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas

Professional Associations

State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bar, Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Creditors’ Rights, Financial Services Litigation, Foreclosure


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Sammy Hooda

Senior Counsel Dallas, TX

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Education

University of North Texas (B.S. Magna Cum Laude, 2006); Thurgood Marshall School of Law (J.D. Summa Cum Laude, Valedictorian, 2009)

Licenses

Admitted to the Texas State Bar in 2009

Professional Associations

American Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Asian American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas – Bankruptcy Law Section, Real Property, Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section, and Litigation Section, Federal Bar Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Creditors' Rights, Evictions, Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collection, Financial Services Litigation, Foreclosure, Foreclosure Mediation, Home Equity, Litigation, Loss Mitigation, Probate, Property Title, Real Estate, REO Closing, Special Proceedings, Title – Curative


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Marilyn Jones

Associate Dallas, TX

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Education

University of North Texas (B.S., 2006); Texas Wesleyan School of Law (J.D., 2010)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2011

Courts of Admission

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Practice Areas

Probate


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Natalie Lea

Associate Dallas, TX

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Education

Florida State University (B.S., 1999); University of Tulsa College of Law (J.D., with honors, 2002)

Licenses

Admitted to Florida State Bar in 2002

Courts of Admission

United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Professional Associations

Florida Bar Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Financial Services Litigation


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John Rafferty

Associate Dallas, TX

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Education

Arizona State University (B.S., cum laude, 2012); Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2013

Professional Associations

American Bar Association, Dallas Young Lawyers Association, Texas State Bar Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy


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Suzanne Suarez

Senior Counsel Dallas, TX

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Education

University of Texas at Arlington (B.A., 2005); Texas Wesleyan School of Law (J.D., 2010)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2011

Professional Associations

Texas State Bar Association

Practice Areas

Foreclosure


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LynAlise Tannery

Associate Dallas, TX

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Education

University of Oklahoma (B.A., with high honors, 2008); Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., 2012)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2012

Courts of Admission

United States District Court and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas

Professional Associations

Collin County Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Dallas Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Creditors’ Rights, Probate


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Shelly Terrill

Senior Counsel Dallas, TX

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Education

University of Texas at Dallas (B.A., 1990); Oklahoma City University School of Law (J.D., 1995)

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 1995

Courts of Admission

United States District Court and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. United States District Court and Bankruptcy Courts for the Western Districts of Oklahoma; United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Professional Associations

State Bar of Texas, John C. Ford Inn of Court – Master, Plano Bar Association, Frisco Bar Association, Collin County Bench-Bar Foundation, National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Creditors' Rights, Financial Services Litigation, Foreclosure, Home Equity, Litigation, Loss Mitigation, Property Title, Real Estate


Mary Vitartas

Associate Dallas, TX

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Education

Texas A & M University (B.S., 2007); Texas Wesleyan School of Law (J.D., 2012).

Licenses

Admitted to Texas State Bar in 2013

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy