J. MICHAEL McBRIDE has helped businesses and individuals through bankruptcy for 34 years. His firm handles business reorganization, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy and represents creditors in Chapter 13 bankruptcy, foreclosure defense, collections, arbitration and mediation, as well as related federal court litigation. After graduating from Emory University and SMU Law School, Michael clerked for a Federal District Court Judge before entering the private practice.
Michael has authored many articles, seminar papers and a book entitled Purchase and Sale of Assets in Bankruptcy, 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and authored the Advanced Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Practice, Aspen Law & Business, Cumulative Supplement.
Michael is admitted in Texas and practices law in all county, district court and all federal districts in Texas as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits. Michael also provides significant pro bono legal services for individuals through the non-profit organization Texas Lawyer for Texas Veterans and volunteers with Union Gospel Mission of Fort Worth.
Some representative works are Chapter 11 Debtors and Creditors, Officers and Directors Defense, Preference and Fraudulent Transfer Claims Defense, Trustee Representation, Plaintiff suits, Personal Property Lessors, Institutional Lenders, Claims Objections, Chapter 11 Debtors and Chapter 7 Debtors.