John Thomas 'Tom' Black

John Thomas 'Tom' Black: Attorney with Law Office of J. Thomas Black, P.C.

Biography

J. Thomas Black graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston in 1982, then he started his own firm in 1986. Mr. Black has always specialized in consumer and small business bankruptcy law, tax collection defense, debt negotiation and related matters. Mr. Black's Houston bankruptcy law firm currently consists of Mr. Black, two full time paralegals, and other support staff. Mr. Black was Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1989, and he was re-certified in 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009. Mr. Black served as President of the Houston Association of Debtor Attorneys from 1999 until 2002. He has also served on the Local Consumer Bankruptcy Committee, a committee consisting of the bankruptcy judges for the Southern District of Texas, and several prominent trustees and attorneys. Mr. Black is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Tax Court. He is a fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas, and a member of the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas. He is a fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation. Mr. Black is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and he currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

of the College of the State Bar of Texas, and a member of the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas. He is a Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation. Mr. Black is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and he currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas. Fellow: Houston Bar Foundation; College of the State Bar of Texas.

Areas of Practice (16)

  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 7
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 11
  • Bankruptcy Chapter 13
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Reorganization
  • Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Foreclosure
  • Commercial Insolvency
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Debt Relief
  • Debtor Bankruptcy
  • Foreclosures
  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Pre-Bankruptcy Workouts
  • Repossessions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713-772-8037  Phone
713-772-5058  Fax
www.jthomasblack.com
University Attended:
Indiana University Bloomington, B.A., 1977
Law School Attended:
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1982
Year of First admission:
1982
Admission:
1982, Texas; 1982, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; 1987, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Memberships:

Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Inc. (Secretary/Treasurer); Houston Association of Debtor Attorneys (President, 1999-2002)

Languages:
Spanish
Certifications:
( Board Certified, Consumer Bankruptcy, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
ISLN:
909002778
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

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    Client Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (3 reviews)
    • 100% (3 recommendations)
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    • Communication

      4.7/5.0
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      4.7/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      4.7/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 02/07/18 in Bankruptcy.

      The attorneys and staff at J. Thomas Black are very helpful, knowledgeable and the make the entire process less painful. I really appreciated the help they provided.

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