As of January 1st, Carey Dalton Ebert was appointed Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Eastern District of Texas. Her office is in Plano. She inherited an exceptional staff from Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Janna Countryman, who passed away suddenly last year.
Prior to appointment as Standing Trustee, Ms. Ebert practiced law for over 27 years with her best friend/husband, David Ebert, at Ebert Law Offices, P.C. in Hurst, Texas. She served as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee in the Northern District of Texas.
Ms. Ebert is board certified in Consumer Bankruptcy by the State Bar of Texas and the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification. She received her B.A. degree from H. Sophie Newcomb College of Tulane University, cum laude in Public Policy in 1982 and her J.D. in 1985 from Texas Tech University. Ms. Ebert is admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Ebert is President Emeritus of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) and served on their Board of Directors from 1999 to 2011. Ms. Ebert has also served as President of the Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association and is a frequent lecturer at bankruptcy seminars and has served as a panelist at NACBA conventions since 1998. She is a member of The NACTT Academy.
Carey is originally from New Orleans but has lived on both coasts and many places in between. She and David have two grown daughters and two furry ones who still live at home! The Eberts love to travel and are constantly planning the ‘next’ trip.
On occasion, Carey is known to channel Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West.