Rick Mendoza: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Rick Mendoza

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Columbia,  SC  U.S.A.
Phone803.771.8900

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
  • Lender Liability
  • Distressed Property and Workout Practice Group
 
University University of South Carolina, B.S., 1980
 
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina, J.D., 1983
 
Admitted1983, South Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
 
Biography

Julio E. Mendoza, Jr. practices in the areas of creditors' rights and bankruptcy law.

Mr. Mendoza received his Bachelor of Science Degree, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina. He earned his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he has served as an adjunct professor.

Career Highlights

· Appointed by the Supreme Court of South Carolina, Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization to Chair the Bankruptcy & Debtor-Creditor Law Specialization Advisory Board

· Certified Bankruptcy and Debtor-Creditor Law Specialist in the State of South Carolina

· Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

· South Carolina Super Lawyer in Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights since 2008

· In 1999, Mr. Mendoza received the William E.S. Robinson Public Service Award of the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, for the Meritorious Advancement of the Practice of Bankruptcy Law

· Adjunct Professor, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1995

· "Legal Elite of the Midlands" - Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights, 2012

News

77 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America®
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that 77 attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers in America for 2014.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Recognized By Peers; Twenty-Eight Named to 2013 Super Lawyers® List for South Carolina
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce the attorneys who have been listed in the 2013 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

16 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Listed in "Legal Elite of the Midlands" for 2012
Sixteen Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been listed in Columbia Business Monthly's 2012 "Legal Elite of the Midlands."

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to the 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America®
Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers in America® list for 2013.

Attorneys Recognized By Peers; Twenty-Four Named to 2012 Super Lawyers® List for South Carolina
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that twenty-four attorneys have been listed in the 2012 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

(Video) Nexsen Pruet Helps the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign
Nexsen Pruet attorneys and staffers volunteered their time to serve as bell ringers for The Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign.

Eight Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named as "Lawyer of the Year" for 2012
Legal publication The Best Lawyers in America ® has named eight Nexsen Pruet attorneys to its list of the "2012 Lawyers of the Year." They are Cherie Blackburn, Henry Brown, Mark Knight, Susi McWilliams, Rick Mendoza, Ed Menzie, David Senter and Mary Shahid.

62 Attorneys Named to the 2012 Edition of Best Lawyers®
Nexsen Pruet is proud to announce that 62 of its attorneys have been named to the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers®.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Recognized By Peers; Sixteen Named to 2011Super Lawyers® List for South Carolina
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that sixteen attorneys have been listed in the 2011 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®. Those attorneys practice in firm's Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Myrtle Beach offices.

Mendoza to Chair Advisory Board for SC Supreme Court Commission
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that partner (member) Rick Mendoza has been named Chair of the Bankruptcy & Debtor-Creditor Law Specialization Advisory Board.

Magazine Names Twelve Attorneys to "Legal Elite" List
Twelve Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been listed in Greater Columbia Business Monthly's "Legal Elite" for 2010.

"Bankruptcy filings to continue"
Nexsen Pruet attorney Rick Mendoza speaks to the Columbia Regional Business Report about why "Bankruptcy filings to continue."

Fifty-nine Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America®; Five Practice Areas Listed Among Top in the Carolinas
Nexsen Pruet is proud to announce that 59 of its attorneys have been named to the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers®.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Recognized by Their Peers
Nineteen Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the 2010 list of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

Nexsen Pruet Earns Designation as 'Midlands Green Business'
Nexsen Pruet has earned designation as a Midlands Green Business, joining other Columbia-area organizations that are committed to environmentally responsible practices in the workplace.

Fifty-eight Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America®
Fifty-eight Nexsen Pruet attorneys will be included in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

Wall Street Journal quotes Nexsen Pruet attorney Rick Mendoza
A June 30th article in The Wall Street Journal entitled "At Chicken Plant, a Recession Battle" quotes Nexsen Pruet attorney Rick Mendoza.

Twenty-Five Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named Among South Carolina's Super Lawyers®
Twenty-five Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the 2009 list of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

"Law firms adapt as commercial real estate slows"
The Triad Business Journal reports on Nexsen Pruet's newly formed Distressed Property and Workout Practice Group.

Nexsen Pruet Creates Distressed Property and Workout Practice Group
The new group will provide clients with resources, skills and experience to help navigate issues that emerge during periods of economic and financial uncertainty.

45 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers
Columbia, SC - Forty-five Nexsen Pruet attorneys will be included in the 2009 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The publication also ranks Nexsen Pruet #1 in eleven practice areas in South Carolina and three in North Carolina.

18 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named Among South Carolina's "Super Lawyers"

38 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Names To "The Best Lawyers in America 2008"
Thirty-eight attorneys from Nexsen Pruet, LLC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2008 - including six who have now earned the honor for 10 years or more.

32 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to 2007 Edition of "Best Lawyers in America"
Thirty-two attorneys from Nexsen Pruet, LLC have been named to the 2007 edition of Best Lawyers in America - including six who have now earned the honor for 10 years or more.

Publications

Section 363 Sales
The sale of assets in a bankruptcy under the 11 U.S.C. § 363 sale provisions has become an often beneficial and desirable means for the realization of value of property in situations involving a distressed owner, or where asserted liens and interests in the property would cause an elongated sale process outside of bankruptcy, or where the purchaser seeks protection from the potential claims of creditors of the property owner. This material is intended to provide an overview of sales under Section 363 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (11 U.S.C. § 101, et seq.).

Unchartered Waters: The New Value Exception to the Absolute Priority Rule After La Salle
These materials discuss the unresolved status of the New Value Corollary to the Absolute Priority Rule, a device often used in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in regard to plan confirmation issues.

Bankruptcy - Current Issues and Impact on Other Practice Areas
Program for non-bankruptcy attorneys: Basic bankruptcy implications to consider.

What You Need to Know When One of Your Customers Files Bankruptcy
Highlights a few important aspects of bankruptcy of which you need to be aware.

Presentations

Unsettled, or Unsettling, Law? A Review of Bankruptcy Jurisdiction Following Stern v. Marshall

· Mr. Mendoza was a co-presenter with George Scott at a South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association meeting in November, 2011.

· Mr. Mendoza, George Scott and Judge John T. Laney, III, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Georgia also discussed Stern v. Marshall at a Consumer and Business Bankruptcy Seminar in November, 2011. The seminar was co-sponsored by the Bankruptcy Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

Civic & Professional Memberships

· Chair, Bankruptcy & Debtor-Creditor Law Specialization Advisory Board

· Board of Trustees, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina

· Board, South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families

· Bankruptcy Local Rules Advisory Committee for the District of South Carolina - Former Chairman

· South Carolina Bar

· South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association

· Richland County Bar Association

 
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Rick Mendoza

1230 Main Street, Suite 700
ColumbiaSC 29201




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