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Hammond, Gary Don
512 N. W. 12th Street Oklahoma City, OK
Phone: (405) 216-0007
Fax: 405-217-0707
Website: http://oklahomabankruptcyattorneys.com

SUMMARY

Current Employment Position(s)

Attorney

Lawyer Overview

Member: Oklahoma County (Member, Bankruptcy Section, 1991) and Oklahoma (Member, 1991, Director and Chairperson, 1999-2000, Bankruptcy and Reorganization Section) Bar Associations; American Bankruptcy Institute.

Biography: Editor, ABI Circuit Update Program, Tenth Circuit. Guest Columnist, The Journal Record newspaper, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Author: "Understanding 11 U.S.C. 1111(b)," Oklahoma Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Fall 1994, No. 532; "The Role of the Trustee," Oklahoma Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Spring 1992, No. 454; "Oklahoma's Certificate of Title Law: The Tenth Circuit Solves a Preference Problem," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 64, No. 15, p. 1173, April 17, 1993; "The Ninth Circuit Recognizes the New Value Exception to the Absolute Priority Rule," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 64, No. 44, p. 3503, November 27, 1993; "The Third Circuit Rules that Environmental Claims May Survive Chapter 11 Reorganization," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 65, No. 15, p. 1255, April 9, 1994; "The United States Supreme Court Determines That a Bank Is Allowed To Place An Administrative Freeze On A Debtor's Account," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 66, No. 46, p. 3976, December 23, 1995; "The United States Supreme Court Defines The Scope of The Power of Bankruptcy Courts' Power of Equitable Subordination Under 11 U.S.C. 510(c)," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 67, No. 33, p. 2689, September 14, 1996; "The United States Supreme Court Rules that Replacement Value' Is to be Used In Bankruptcies," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 68, No. 31, p. 2673, August 2, 1997; "The United States Supreme Court Determines That Reckless Conduct is Dischargeable in Bankruptcy," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 69, No. 15, p. 1268, April 11, 1998; "The Tenth Circuit Rules That Post Petition Attorneys' Fees Are Not Allowed Under 11 U.S.C. 506(b) for Oversecured Nonconsensual Liens," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 70, No. 19, p. 1428, May 8, 1999; "Creditors Beware: The Tenth Circuit Holds That Confirmed Plan Language Is Res Judicata Even When Contrary to the Bankruptcy Code," Oklahoma Bar Journal, November 13, 1999; "Improper Tying: Not Just an Anti-Trust Issue Anymore," Oklahoma Bar Journal, April 6, 2002; "The First Circuit Holds that Tying Reaffirmation of Secured Debt to Unsecured Debt is Not a Per Se Violation of the Automatic Stay," Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 73, No. 15, p. 1473, May 11, 2002; "Bankruptcy Update-Developing Issues," The Business Lawyer, May 2003. Speaker: "Commercial Law Update," The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, December 1996; "Advanced Real Estate Law in Oklahoma," National Business Institute, September 1997; "Impact of Bankruptcy," Real Estate Investment & Finance Law Seminar, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, December 1997; "Update on Bankruptcy Legislation and Litigation," Commercial Law 2000, The Conference on Consumer Financial Law, December 1999; "Evolving Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Issues," Advanced Real Estate Law in Oklahoma, National Business Institute, September 2000; "Selected Bankruptcy Topics," Real Estate Titles, Liens, Conveyances and Foreclosures, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, November 2000; "Update on Bankruptcy Legislation and Litigation," Commercial Law Update 2000, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, December 2000; "Bankruptcy Issues and Procedures Impacting Divorce," Practical Issues Affecting the Family Law Practitioner, OBA Family Law Section, April 2001; "Current Issues in Bankruptcy," Real Estate Titles, Liens, Conveyances and Foreclosures, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, November 2001; "Consumer Bankruptcy Issues and Updates," Commercial Law Update, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, December 2001; "Bankruptcy Developments; Intersection Between Revised Article 9 and the Bankruptcy Code," Secured Transactions 2002, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, February 2002; "Selected Bankruptcy Topics," 29th Annual Institute, National Association of Division Order Analysts, September 2002; "Current Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy," Conference on Consumer Finance Law, October 2002; "2002 Commercial Law Update," Conference on Consumer Finance Law, December 2002; "Intersections of Bankruptcy and the UCC and the Impact of Recent Developments," Bankruptcy and the UCC: Points of Intersection and Conflict, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, February 2003. Member, Board of Advisors, Southwest Bankruptcy Conference, 1992-2000; "The Meeting of Creditors and Trustee Oversight," 19th Annual Basic Bankruptcy Seminar, Oklahoma Bar Association.

Reported Cases: In re Alexander, 980 P.2d 659 (Okla. 1999); In re Gee, 124 B.R. 586 (N.D. Okla. 1991); In re Vogue, 132 B.R. 454 (N.D. Okla. 1991).

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Commercial
  • Consumer
  • Collection - Debtor & Creditor
30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Representative Cases

West Practice Categories

Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights, Debt Discharge, Foreclosures, Garnishment, Reorganizations & Restructuring, Workouts, Contracts, Debtor/Creditor, Uniform Commercial Code, Reorganizations, Collections, Bankruptcy Litigation, Complex Litigation, State Appellate Practice, State Trial Practice, Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Real Estate, Mortgages & Foreclosures

FEES

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1990

Classes and Seminars

  • "Commercial Law Update", The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 1996
  • "Advanced Real Estate Law in Oklahoma", National Business Institute, 1997
  • "Impact of Bankruptcy", Real Estate Investment & Finance Law Seminar, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 1997
  • "Update on Bankruptcy Legislation and Litigation", Commercial Law 2000, The Conference on Consumer Financial Law, 1999
  • "Evolving Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Issues", Advanced Real Estate Law, National Business Institute, Oklahoma, 2000
  • "Selected Bankruptcy Topics", Real Estate Titles, Liens, Conveyances and Foreclosures, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2000
  • "Update on Bankruptcy Legislation and Litigation", Commercial Law Update 2000, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2000
  • "Bankruptcy Issues and Procedures Impacting Divorce," Practical Issues Affecting the Family Law Practitioner, OBA Family Law Section, 2001
  • "Current Issues in Bankruptcy", Real Estate Titles, Liens, Conveyances and Foreclosures, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2001
  • "Consumer Bankruptcy Issues and Updates", Commercial Law Update, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2001
  • "Bankruptcy Developments; Intersection Between Revised Article 9 and the Bankruptcy Code", Secured Transactions 2002, The Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2002
  • "Selected Bankruptcy Topics", 29th Annual Institute, National Association of Division Order Analysts, 2002
  • "Current Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy", Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2002
  • "2002 Commercial Law Update", Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2002
  • "Intersections of Bankruptcy and the UCC and the Impact of Recent Developments", Bankruptcy and the UCC: Points of Intersection and Conflict, Conference on Consumer Finance Law, 2003
  • "The New Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention And Consumer Protection Act", Sterling Business Institute, 2007
  • "Oklahoma Foreclosure And Related Bankruptcy And Title Issues", National Business Institute, 2005

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma, 1990
    J.D.
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1985
    B.B.A.
    Major: Finance

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Alpha Tau Omega
Articles

Published Works

  • "The Role of the Trustee", Oklahoma Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, No.454, Spring, 1992
  • "The Ninth Circuit Recognizes the New Value Exception to the Absolute Priority Rule", Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 64, No. 44, p. 3503, November, 27, 1993
  • "The United States Supreme Court Determines That a Bank Is Allowed To Place An Administrative Freeze On A Debtor's Account", Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 66, No. 46, p. 3976, December, 23, 1995
  • "The United States Supreme Court Defines The Scope of The Power of Bankruptcy Courts' Power of Equitable Subordination Under 11 U.S.C. 510(c)", Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 67, No. 33, p. 2689, September, 14, 1996
  • "The United States Supreme Court Rules that 'Replacement Value' Is to be Used In Bankruptcies", Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 68, No. 31, p. 2673, August, 2 , 1997
  • "The United States Supreme Court Determines That Reckless Conduct is Dischargeable in Bankruptcy", Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 69, No. 15, p. 1268, April, 11, 1998
  • "Creditors Beware: The Tenth Circuit Holds That Confirmed Plan Language Is Res Judicata Even When Contrary to the Bankruptcy Code", Oklahoma Bar Journal, November, 13, 1999
  • "The First Circuit Holds that Tying Reaffirmation of Secured Debt to Unsecured Debt is Not a Per Se Violation of the Automatic Stay", Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 73, No. 15, p. 1473, May, 11 , 2002
  • "Bankruptcy Update-Developing Issues", The Business Lawyer, May, 2003
  • "Understanding 11 U.S.C. § 1111 (b)", Oklahoma Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, No. 532, Fall, 1994