James Arthur Hayes Jr

James Arthur Hayes Jr

Cummins & White, LLP
  • Bankruptcy, Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • California
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Summary

Partner for Corporate, Insolvency and Commerical Law Matters at Cummins & White, LLP

Education
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
J.D. (1992) | Law
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Honors: Graduated in top 10% of class with Scholastic Merit
Activities: Law Review; Moot Court Society
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University of California - Irvine
B.A. (1975) | Classics
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Honors: Eta Sigma Phi (Classics Honors Society)
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Professional Experience
Partner
Cummins & White, LLP
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*Outside General Counsel to Small/Medium-Sized Private Corporations and Limited Liability Companies *Counseling on Corporate Organization, Governance (Fiduciary Duties) and Maintenance Matters *Private Corporate Securities *Business Taxation Matters *Debtor-Creditor Representation and Business Insolvency Counseling *Commercial Transactions (Payment Systems, Sales, and Personal & Real Property Secured Transactions) *Counseling Roman Catholic Dioceses and Parishes on Civil Law/Canon Law Corporate Governance Matters
Senior Counsel for Corporate, Insolvency and Commerical Law Matters
Callahan, Thompson, Sherman & Caudill, LLP
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*Outside General Counsel to Small/Medium-Sized Private Corporations and Limited Liability Companies *Counseling on Corporate Organization, Governance (Fiduciary Duties) and Maintenance Matters *Private Corporate Securities *Business Taxation Matters *Debtor-Creditor Representation and Business Insolvency Counseling *Commercial Transactions (Payment Systems, Sales, and Personal & Real Property Secured Transactions) *Counseling Roman Catholic Dioceses and Parishes on Civil Law/Canon Law Corporate Governance Matters
Assistant Dean of Academic Programs and Associate Professor
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
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COURSES TAUGHT Business Associations Corporations Agency, Partnership and Unincorporated Business Associations Contract Law Commerical Law (Payment Systems, Sales and Secured Personal Property Transactions) Legal Writing Appellate Advocacy Financial Principles for Lawyers Contract Drafting Corporate Drafting Advising Entrepreneurs ARTICLES Note, Market Entry Barriers and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appealsâ Antitrust Analysis in United States v. Syufy Enterprises, 19 West. St. Univ. L. Rev. 309 (1991). A Legal Frontier of Church-State Relations in the Portland Diocese Bankruptcy Andrewâs Bankruptcy Litigation Report (West Publishing, August 27, 2004) TREATISES Consultant, Continuing Education of the Bar (State Bar of California) California UCC Sales and Leases (2003 Update), Chapter 10 âBuyerâs Performanceâ.
Counsel
Cummins & White, LLP
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Corporate governance and transactions, debtor-creditor and insolvency representation and commercial transactions for small to medium-sized businesses.
Awards
The Robert H. Green Award for Public Service
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Professional Associations
Canon Law Society of America
Associate
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American Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Business Law Section
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American Bankruptcy Institute
Member
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Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
Member
- Current
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Orange County Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Corporate and Business Law Section Commerical and Insolvency Law Section
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California State Bar  # 162860
Member
- Current
Activities: Business Law Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
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    Retainers and Negotiated Flat Fees.
Practice Areas
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Contact & Map
Cummins & White, LLP
2424 S.E. Bristol Street, Suite 300
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Telephone: (949) 852-1800
Fax: (949) 852-8510