John Mayer


Biography:

Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 1973
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1973
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1970
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Articles and Publications:

Article 2 Cases and Excuses, University of Texas Schol of Law, Mastering the Art of Collecting Debts and Judgments Course, 2010

Asset Searches, Lorman Education Services, Judgment Enforcement in Texas, 2012

Bankruptcy and Probate Matters, Lorman Education Services Collection Law for the Health Care Industry Seminar 2001

Bankruptcy: Attorney Liability and Malpractice, National Business Instutute Teleconference Seminar 2010

Bankruptcy Strategies for Creditors, Texas Bar Collections and Creditors' Rights Course 2009

Business Records as Evidence, Stromar Educational Services Evidence Seminar, 1999 and Stromar Educational Services Civil Litigation for General Practitioners Seminar 2000 and 2001

Chapter 7 or 13: Selecting the right Chapter for Your Client, National Business Institute seminar on Consumer Bankruptcy: The Basics of Chapters 7 and 13, 2010

Classical Ethics and the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, Stromar Edcuation Services General Practice Seminar 2001

Classical Ethics and the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct and True Life Ethics, Houston Bar Association All Day Ethics Program 2010

Collection Law Update in Texas, Lorman Education Services telephone seminar 2015

Collection of Out of State Judgments, National Business Institute seminar on Seeking and Collecting a Judgment 2012

Commercial Evictions, Commercial and Residential Evictions Seminar, Sterling Education Services, 2003

Creditors' Defenses During Bankruptcy, National Businsess Institute Seminar on Consumer Bankruptcy from Start to Finish 2011

Creditors Rights Update, National Business Institute Seminar on the Prudent Creditor: Protecting Your Right to Get Paid During a Bankruptcy in Texas 2006

Default Judgments Under Rule 503 Rules of Practice in Justice Courts, Harris County Justices of the Peace Judicial Conference, 2014

Demand and Notice Letters - Complying With Statutory Requirements; Drafting Letters that Work, University of Houston Law Center Collecting Debts and Judgments Institute, 1997, 2000-2003 and 2005 and Stromar Educational Services Creditor's Rights Seminar, 2000 and 2001

Dischargeability Actions in Bankruptcy, National Business Institute seminar on Dischargeability Actions in Bankruptcy, 2010

Drafting Petitions for Collection Suits, University of Houston Law Center Drafting Documents for a Collection Practice Institute, 1991, 1992 and 1993

Effects of Bankruptcy On The Collection Process, Lorman Education Services Collection Law Seminar, 1994 - 2001 and Stromar Educational Services Collection Law Seminar, 1999 - 2002

Ethical Issues Related to Debt Collection and Enforcement of Judgments, Rossdale CLE, Recovering Assets and Judgments Teleconference Seminar, 2011

Ethical Obligations for Debtors' Counsel, National Business Institute seminar on Consumer Bankruptcy: The Basics of Chapters 7 and 13, 2010

Ethics for Collection Attorneys and Their Staff, University of Texas School of Law, Mastering the Art of Collecting Debts and Judgments Course, 2012

Extraordinary Remedies - Sequestration, Receivership, Garnishment, Attachment and Distress Warrants, Texas Center for the Judiciary, College for Judicial Studies 2003

Fair Debt Collection Practices, College of the State Bar Summer School, 2014

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, National Business Institute seminar on Seeking and Collecting a Judgment 2012

Fraudulent Transfers, State Bar of Texas Collections and Creditors' Rights Course, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2010, , 2011, 2012, and 2016 and University of Houston Law Foundation course on Collecting Debts and Judgments, 2007, 2008 and 2009, and National Business Institute seminar on Seeking and Collecting a Judgment 2012

How to Offer and Exclude Evidence, Stromar Educational Services General Civil Practice Seminar 1999

Impact of Bankruptcy on Judgment Enforcement, Lorman Education Services, Judgment Enforcement in Texas, 2012

Jury Issues and Instructions in Collections Cases, Texas State Bar Advanced Creditors' Rights Course 1990

Limits of Self-Help Repossession Under Section 9-503 of the Uniform Commercial Code, Texas State Bar Advanced Creditors' Rights Course, 1985 and 1986 and Stromar Educational Services Creditor's Rights Seminar, 2000 and 2001

Making Your Judgment More Than Just a Judgment, South Texas College of Law Advanced Civil Litigation Institute 1989

Mediation and Settlement Strategies for Collection Lawyers, Texas State Bar Collections and Creditors' Rights Course 2008

Prejudgment Remedies - Garnishment, Attachment, Sequestration, Distress Warrants, Temporary Restraining Orders and Temporary Injunctions, Texas State Bar Advanced Civil Trial Course, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1990 and Texas State Bar Debt Collection Institute, 1987

Prejudgment Remedies, South Texas College of Law Collection Strategies for Lawyers' Seminar 1991

Prejudgment Remedies - Sequestration, Receivership, Garnishment, Attachment, Temporary Restraining Orders and Temporary Injunctions, Texas Center for the Judiciary, College for Judicial Studies 2006

Post Judgment Discovery, State Bar of Texas Collections and Creditor's Rights Course 2005

Post Judgment Remedies, Houston Bar Association Seminar 1993

Post Judgment Remedies, University of Houston Law Center Collecting Debts and Judgments Course 2006

Post Judgment Remedies: Tips for Litigators From a Creditors' Rights Attorney, State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Trial Course 2006 (oral presntation only)

Real Property Foreclosure: An In-Depth Walk-Through With Legal Considerations, National Business Institute Seminar on Real Property Foreclosure 2009

Strategies on Enforcing Judgments - Judgment Liens, Execution, Garnishment, Rossdale CLE telephone seminar on Judgment Enforcement, Debt Collection & Bankruptcy 2014 and 2015

Summary Judgments, State Bar of Texas, Legal Assistants Division, Advanced Civil Trial Law Seminar 1995

Ten Commandments of Ethical Collections, Houston Bar Association, All Day Ethics Program, 2012, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Collections and Creditors' Rights Course 2013, 2014 and 2015, and College of the State Bar Summer School, 2014

Venue and Special Issues in Collection Cases, Texas State Bar Advanced Creditors' Rights Course 1987

What Is a Payment in the Ordinary Course of Business? - Preference Defense of Section 547(c)(2) of the Bankruptcy Code, 94 Commercial Law Journal 358, Fall, 1989

When the Tenant Files for Bankruptcy, Sterling Education Services Seminar on Commercial Leases -- Drafting, Enforcing and Litigating, 2003

Representative Cases:

Freeman v. Northwest Acceptance Corp., 754 F.2d 553 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1985)

Silver Threads, Inc. v. Insurance Co. of North America, 530 S.W.2d 874 (TexCivApp.-Hous (1 Dist.) 1975)

In re Mark D. Smith, 397 B.R. 810 (Bankr.E.D.Tx 2008)

In re Triplex Marine Maintenance, Inc., 258 B.R. 659 (Bankr.E.D.Tx 2000)

Representative Clients:

Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation
Edens Realty Inc.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Certified in Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Speciallization, 1989 to present                            
                                                                                         Member, Commercial Law League of America, 1974 - Present
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Houston Bar Association

 

 
John Mayer
Shareholder
7700 San Felipe, Suite 550
Houston, Texas 77063
Phone: (713) 626-1200
Fax: (713) 623-6014
E-mail: jmayer@rossbanks.com
 
 
 
 

 



 
 





 

 
 
 

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