Tazewell Taylot Shepard, III

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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.

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

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Bankruptcy
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights
  • Tax Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate Transactions
  • Estate Litigation and Trust Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
256-513-4289  Phone
256-512-9924  Phone
256-512-9837  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 19045, Huntsville, AL 35804
University Attended:
Eton College, Windsor, England, A.A., 1972; Dartmouth College, B.A., History, with honors in thesis, 1976
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1979
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1979, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; 1987, District of Columbia Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia; 1979, Alabama; 1987, District of Columbia; 1982, U.S. Supreme Court
Alabama State Bar; Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association (former President); District of Columbia Bar.
Special Agencies:
U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Birth Information:
Washington, D.C., January 8, 1954
Reported Cases:
In 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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