How to Manage Incompetent, Unprepared, and Unreasonable Creditor Bankruptcy Counsel

Recently, the Emeritus Trustees (“ETC”) commented on “How to Manage Incompetent, Unprepared, and Negligent Bankruptcy Counsel”. We now turn to ETC to share their collective wisdom when addressing the issues raised by incompetent, unprepared and unreasonable creditor counsel.

CREDITOR ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION ISSUES

Several ETC Trustees list the following as problematical during their tenure.

  1. Attorney claims lack of authority from creditor client to agree or consent to any action.
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Former Chapter 13 Standing Trustees

The NACTT Emeritus Trustee Committee is made up of former Chapter 13 Standing Trustees from all over the country: Michael Joseph, Isabel Balboa, Carl Bekofske, Herb Beskin, Chuck DeHart, Pete Fessenden, Mike Fitzgerald, Nancy Grigsby, Mary Grossman, James Henley, Howard Hu, Jan Johnson, Jeff Kellner, Tom King, Bill Miller, Frank Pees, Jan Hamilton, Denise Pappalardo, George Stevenson, Robert Wilson and Mike Meyer.

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