Tazewell T. Shepard III: Lawyer with Sparkman, Shepard & Morris, P.C.

Tazewell T. Shepard III

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Huntsville,  AL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights
  • Tax Litigation
  • Estate Litigation and Trust Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate Transactions
Contact InfoTelephone: 256-512-9924
Fax: 256-512-9837
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 19045, Huntsville, AL, 35804
University Eton College, Windsor, England, A.A., 1972; Dartmouth College, B.A., History, with honors in thesis, 1976
Law SchoolUniversity of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1979
Admitted1979, Alabama; 1987, District of Columbia; 1979, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; 1982, U.S. Supreme Court; 1987, District of Columbia Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
Memberships Alabama State Bar; Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association (former President); District of Columbia Bar.
Special AgenciesU.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
BornWashington, D.C., January 8, 1954

Standing Trustee in Bankruptcy for Chapter 7, 11 and 12, 1980—. Member, State Board of Education, 1991-1994; Chairman, Governor's Commission on School Violence, 1994; Vice Chairman, Alabama Member of Board, Space Science Exhibit Commission, 1995-1999; Member, President's Advisory Committee on the Arts (White House appointment), 2000-2001; Board of Directors, Alabama Supercomputer Authority, 2002-2007; Leadership Huntsville Class 25, 2011-2012; President, Madison County Bar Association, 2012-2013.

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Member, Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program; former chair of Madison County CLE Committee.

Reported CasesIn re Smith, 352 B.R. 500 (Bkrtcy. N.D. Ala., 2006) (trustee free to withdraw motion to sell assets upon being presented higher offer); In re Williams, 310 B.R. 442 Bkrtcy. N.D. Ala., 2004 (debtors' failure to disclose repetition cause of action on schedules limited trustee's recovery); In re Huggins, 305 B.R. 63 (Bkrtcy. N.D. Ala., 2003) (same holding as In re Williams above); In re Kelley, 255 B.R. 783 (Bkrtcy. N.D. Ala.,2 000) (exemption claimed in bad faith due to be disallowed in its entirety); Matter of Potomac Systems Engineering Inc., 208 B.R. 561 (Bkrtcy. N.D. Ala., 1997) (lessor entitled to administrative rent claim on nonresidential lease); In re Madison Hotel Corp., 175 B.R. 94 (Bkrtcy. N.D. Ala., 1994) (stay relief granted, given lack of debtor's ability to reorganize and improper post-petition insider transactions).

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Tazewell T. Shepard III

303 Williams Avenue, Suite 1411
HuntsvilleAL 35801


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