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Robbins v. Barbour (In re Futreal)

Ruling: 
Counsel sanctioned for improperly splitting fees pursuant to a sham agreement in attempt to avoid fee sharing disclosure obligations.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 05,2016, LexisNexis #0616-035

In re Alonso

Ruling: 
Creditor sanctioned for filing an amended proof of claim three months before plan completion and frivolous motions that followed.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 17,2016, LexisNexis #0316-070

In re Sekema

Ruling: 
Creditors who filed proofs of claim that were barred by state statute of limitations sanctioned.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 07,2015, LexisNexis #0215-105

In re Sekema

Ruling: 
Creditors who filed proofs of claim that were barred by state statute of limitations sanctioned.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 07,2015, LexisNexis #0215-105

Meredith v. City of Camden Water & Sewer (In re Smith)

Ruling: 
Counsel admonished for failure to used electronic filing system.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 16,2013, LexisNexis #1013-068

In re Ruehmann

Ruling: 
Attorney sanctioned for numerous bad faith filings and failure to file fee disclosures.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 05,2013, LexisNexis #1013-069

Robinson v. Lawrence (In re Lawrence)

Ruling: 
Creditor's attorney sanctioned for filing adversary proceeding seeking revocation of discharge after passing of deadline for objection to discharge.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 21,2013, LexisNexis #0813-137

In re Noyola

A chapter 13 debtor filed a case with the assistance of counsel in violation of an order dismissing his prior case with prejudice to refiling for 180 days. The court issued an order to show cause why the case should not be dismissed with prejudice to refiling for two years and why counsel should not be sanctioned for failing to comply with the prior court order pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011(b).
Ruling: 
Case dismissed as filed in violation of prior prejudicial dismissal order but without sanction against counsel.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 18,2013, LexisNexis #0213-070

Felger v. Zaidi (In re Zaidi)

Following an entry of judgment in favor of defendant chapter 7 debtor in a complaint for nondischargeability of debt pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 523(a)(2)(A), the debtor filed a motion for sanctions pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011(b) against plaintiff creditor.
Ruling: 
Sanctions awarded against judgment creditor attorney for willful filing of baseless nondischargeability proceeding.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 10,2012, LexisNexis #1012-070

In re Dickson Props. LLC

The court issued an order directing counsel for the debtor to appear and show cause why sanctions should not be imposed.
Ruling: 
Counsel sanctioned for representing two debtors, LLC and its sole member, in separate cases, as well as creditors, creating insoluble conflict.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 05,2012, LexisNexis #0612-138

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