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Richard  G. Dafoe

PRACTICES

Banking, Commercial Lending, and Creditor's Rights
Bankruptcy Representation for Creditors
Commercial Lending

EDUCATION

Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
Juris Doctor - 1976

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1972
Honors: With Honors

ADMISSIONS

Texas, 1976
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1977
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1976
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1976
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1976
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1978
Richard G. Dafoe
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: 214-979-7427
Fax: 214-979-7402
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  • Richard G. Dafoe Published Works
     

    Mr. Dafoe has lectured bar and professional groups on the following topics:

    • Bankruptcy Issues in Suretyship
    • Bankruptcy Crimes
    • Exemption Planning
    • Practical Tips for Family Law Lawyers in Bankruptcy Cases
    • Key Bankruptcy Issues in Construction
    • Collection of Judgments in Texas


    Articles:

    • Overview of the Legal Process of Obtaining Judgments in the State of Texas (2009)
    • Successful Judgment Collections in Texas (2004) NBI
    • The Impact of Bankruptcy on Dissolution of Marriage in Texas (2003) NBI
    • Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Issues in Texas (2001) NBI
    • Is There Life for Creditors After Chapter 11? (1989) Wall Street Journal
    • Creditors' Rights in Chapter 11 (1986) Small Business Report
    • Exempting Personal Injury Claims in Bankrupcty (2000) Texas Bar Journal


    Reported Cases:

    Federal

    • In re Mainoo, 2017 WL2709737
    • In re Brooks, 2014 WL 4796937 (2014)
    • In re McClure, 2010 WL 1839023 (2010)
    • In re Novak, 2009 WL 2998328 (2009)
    • In re McClure, 420 B.R. 655, 2009 WL 4263365 (2009)
    • In re Lewis, 2008 WL 5188780 (2008)
    • In re Magna Cum Latte, Inc., 2007 WL 4412143 (2007)
    • In re Magna Cum Latte, Inc., 2007 WL 2986685 (2007)
    • In re County Seat Stores, Inc., 2007 WL 4191946 (2007)
    • In re LRI III, Ltd., 2006 WL 2868965 (2006)
    • In re Hencie Consulting Services, Inc., 2006 WL 3804991 (2006)
    • In re Statepark Bldg, Group, Ltd., 2005 WL 2589179 (2005)
    • In re SKA! Design, Inc., 308 B.R. 777, 2004 WL 965940 (2004)
    • In re ANC Rental Corp., 316 B.R. 153, 2004 WL 2370603 (2004)
    • In re Mirant Corp, 2004 WL 3203309 (2004)
    • In re Harbor Financial Group, Inc., 303 B.R. 124, 2003 WL 22976090 (2003)
    • In re Cafeteria Operators, L.P., 299 B.R. 411, 2003 WL 22231287 (2003)
    • In re Kindred Healthcare, Inc., 2003 WL 22000598 (2003)
    • In re Grisham, 245 B.R. 65, 2000 WL 194346 (2000)
    • In re Grisham, 230 B.R. 529, 1998 WL 996410 (1998)
    • In re Chanel Financial, Inc., 102 B.R. 549, 1988 WL 161254 (1988)
    • In re Placid Oil Co., 72 B.R. 135 (1987)
    • In re DRW Property Co. 82, 54 B.R. 489 (1985)


    State

    • Hubble v. Loan Star Contracting Corp., 883 S.W. 2d 379, 1994 WL 451319 (1994)
    • Williams v. Stanbury, 649 S.W. 2d 293, 36 UCC Rep. Serv. 879 (1983)
    • Williams v. Stanbury, 634 S.W. 2ds 924 (1982) (Texas Supreme Court)
    • Day v. Wooten, 545 S.W. 2d 16 (1976)