Shad Robinson

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Prior to joining Haley & Olson, PC in 2000, Shad was a law clerk for the Honorable Leif M. Clark, a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Texas in San Antonio. He has years of experience in assisting both unsecured and secured creditors in litigation against automatic stays, disputes relating to lien priority, litigating claim objections and plan confirmations, bankruptcy discharge litigation, bankruptcy preference, and litigating fraudulent transfers in both business and consumer bankruptcy cases in Texas.

Shad’s professional experience also extends to representing individuals, large corporations, banks, and other companies in commercial disputes, such as collections matters, creditor rights cases, workouts, financial legal services, matters relating to the uniform commercial code, and commercial law litigation.

He concentrates his practice on helping individuals and entities throughout the State of Texas and has experience with handling cases for both creditor and defendants in California, New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

As an Adjunct Professor at Baylor Law School, Shad teaches creditors’ rights and legal remedies. He has been recognized for both his knowledge of the law and his commitment to his clients by being named in the Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars? Edition from 2006 to 2012.

Shad was admitted to practice by the Texas Bar in 1999 and is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas. He is also admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Education:

  • Baylor University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1999
  • Buena Vista University, Bachelor of Arts, 1996

Publications, Honors & Awards:

  • Texas Monthly, “Texas Rising Star” 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Mehan v. WAMCO XXVIII, Ltd., 138 S.W.3d 415 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2004, no pet)
  • Clark v. Commercial State Bank, 2001 WL 685529 (W.D. Texas 2001)
  • Bankruptcy Law: Bankruptcy Filings and BAPCA-One Year Later, Texas Lawyer, December 2006
  • Western District of Texas, 2006 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference: Repeat Filers and Automatic Stay Issues under the New Bankruptcy Law
  • Western District of Texas, 2003 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference: Automatic Stay Litigation

Professional & Community Memberships:

  • Baylor Law School, Adjunct Professor
  • Bankruptcy Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Central Texas Bankruptcy Bar Association, Member and Speaker
  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel, Member
  • Waco-McLennan County Bar Association, Member
  • Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyer’s, Member (Board of Directors 2002-2006)
  • Western District of Texas, 2006 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, Author and Speaker
  • Western District of Texas, 2003 Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, Author and Speaker
  • Western District of Texas, Bankruptcy Local Rules Committee (2004, 2006 and 2012)
  • American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball Fundraiser, Volunteer
  • Baylor Bear Foundation, Member
  • Baylor Law School, People’s Law School, Guest Speaker on Bankruptcy Law (2006)
  • Center for Learning Development, Member of Board of Directors, Board President (2009-2010)
  • Community Cancer Association, Member of Board of Directors (1999-2006)
  • Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Leadership Waco (2003)
  • High School Mock Trial, Judge and Coach
  • Lonestar Lightning Select Baseball, Volunteer Manager and Coach
  • Lorena Youth League Basketball, Volunteer Coach
  • Lorena Little League, Volunteer Coach
  • Lorena Education Foundation, Member of Board of Directors, Board President (2010 – present)
  • McLennan County Youth Collaboration, Fundraising/Development Committee Member
  • Midway Little League, Volunteer Manager and Coach
  • Waco Lightning Select Baseball, Volunteer Manager and Coach
  • Woodway Family Center, Volunteer Soccer and T-Ball Coach

Bar Admissions:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
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