Vanderbilt University, B.S., 1983
Law School Attended:
West Virginia University, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
1987, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; 1990, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1990, Florida; 1986, West Virginia; 1986, Georgia; 1986, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute (Director, 2002—; President, 2009-2010; Chair 2010-2011); State Bar of Georgia (Member, Sections on: Trial Practice; Bankruptcy; Chairman, Ethics Standing Committee, 1996-1998; Director, 1998-2003; Chairman, 2002-2003); West Virginia State Bar; The Florida Bar; Atlanta Bar Association; American Bankruptcy Institute; Lawyers Club of Atlanta.
Morgantown, West Virginia, November 9, 1961
In re Real Estate Exchange Services, Inc., 2009 Bankr. LEXIS 3731 (Bankr. N.D.Ga. 2009); In re New Power Co., 311 B.R. 118 (Bankr. N.D.Ga. 2004), further proceedings at 2007 Bankr. LEXIS 2631 (2007); In re Dover, 185 B.R. 85 (Bankr. N.D.Ga. 1995); In re Andersen 2000, Inc., 2007 Bankr. LEXIS 3720 (Bankr. N.D.Ga. 2007); In re TI Acquisition, LLC, 429 B.R. 377 (Bankr. N.D.Ga. 2010); In re Cornerstone Ministries, inc., 398 B.R. 77 (U.S.D.C., N.D.Ga. 2008); In re Allied Holding, Inc., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69296 (U.S.D.C., N.D.Ga. 2007), aff'd, 2008 U.S. App. LEXIS 18626 (11th Cir. 2008).
Representative seller engagements: Diamond Carpets, Pike Nursery Holdings, Verso Technologies, Netrail, Inc., Alpha Healthcare, Thomasville Honda, and Columbus Packaging. Representative buyer engagements: Vista Eyecare, E-Brands, and DV2, Inc.