Leonard Norman Math

Leonard Norman Math

Chambless Math Carr, P.C.
  • Bankruptcy, Collections, Real Estate Law
  • Alabama, Illinois
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Summary

Leonard N. Math, (Shareholder), a native of Peoria, Illinois, is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Southern Illinois University School of Law. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1985 and the Alabama State Bar in 1989. Mr. Math left a prominent Alabama based interstate law firm to join Chambless & Cooner, P.C., and in 1996, the firm changed its name to Chambless & Math, P.C. Mr. Math practices in the areas of real estate, commercial and residential foreclosures and workouts, commercial litigation, banking and credit union law, commercial and consumer bankruptcy and collection law with an emphasis on financial collections. In addition to representing creditors, Mr. Math has represented several bankruptcy trustees in various bankruptcy related litigation. He is admitted to practice before the Eleventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals and has argued several cases before that Court related to creditors rights which are often cited as a precedent in other cases. He is also admitted to practice before all federal courts within the state of Alabama, the U. S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and all state courts of Illinois and Alabama. From 1992 through 2005, Mr. Math was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama, teaching in the areas of Secured Transactions and Bankruptcy. He speaks regularly to groups on these and other legal subjects. Mr. Math is a past-president of the Bankruptcy and Commercial Law section of the Alabama State Bar and has been a member of the Local Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for Middle District of Alabama. Mr. Math is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Education
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
J.D. (1985) | Law
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (1982) | Political Science/Economics
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Professional Experience
Managing Shareholder
Chambless Math Carr, P.C.
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Adjunct Professor of Law
Jones School of Law at Faulkner University
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Wills & Trusts, Real Estate, Contracts, UCC, Bankruptcy
Associate
Trimmier, Atchison & Hayley, P.C.
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Associate
Swain, Johnson & Gard
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Publications
Articles & Publications
ABICLE “Bankruptcy Law Update” November 2011
The Basics of Loan Participation Agreements, co-authored with Gregory M. White, Commercial, Banking and Bankruptcy Law Section Council Newsletter. Vol. 33, No. 3, 1988.
The Development of the Discovery Rule in Illinois, 76 Illinois Bar Journal 682, August 1988.
Speaking Engagements
"Current Developments in Bankruptcy and Credit Union Law", Montgomery Area Chapter of Credit Unions, August 1990- August 2012, Montgomery, Alabama.
"Bankruptcy Law", Florida Credit Union League Tampa Area Compliance seminar, September 1991.
“Medical Collections” Lorman Educational Services, Fall 2000, Montgomery, Alabama
“Advanced Bankruptcy Law”, Lorman Educational Services, Fall 2000, Montgomery, Alabama
Max Federal Credit Union, Consumer Education Seminars 1999-present
Max Federal Credit Union, Consumer Education Seminars 1999-present
Max Federal Credit Union, Consumer Education Seminars 1999-present
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar
Member
Current
Illinois Bar Association
Current
Montgomery County Bar Association
Current
Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section of the Alabama State Bar
President (2008); Vice President (2007); Treasurer (2006); Newsletter Editor (2005); Secretary (2004)
Current
Commercial, Banking and Bankruptcy Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association
Section Council Representative, 6/87 to 5/89. Secretary 6/88 to 5/89.
Current
United Way Fund Raising Campaigns
Firm Chairman, 1985 - 1988
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Illinois
11th Circuit
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingent Arrangements are available for most consumer collection cases
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Collections
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Creditors Rights
  • Banking Law
  • Credit Union Law
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
5720 Carmichael Road
Montgomery, AL 36123
USA
Telephone: (334) 272-2230
Fax: (334) 272-1955