In re Barnes

Ruling: 
Trustee could not employ judgment creditor's attorney as special counsel to pursue related claims.
Procedural posture: 
A chapter 7 trustee filed an application to employ and attorney and her firm as special counsel for the estate pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 327(a). The debtor objected to the employment.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 16,2013, LexisNexis #0813-038