Thomas Casey

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Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

The Law Offices of Thomas H. Casey
 | 22342 Avenida Empresa, Suite 245
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 2141
Phone: 949-766-8787
Fax: 949-766-9896
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business
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    As a bankruptcy attorney representing businesses in California, Thomas Casey is founder of The Law Offices of Thomas H. Casey. With over 30 years of experience as a court appointed receiver, bankruptcy trustee and attorney, he has extensive experience in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 cases and worked for the Office of the United States Trustee as a staff attorney. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    With a Bachelor of Arts earned in 1982 from Fairfield University, Mr. Casey entered law school at the New England Law | Boston and earned his Juris Doctor. A respected attorney and engaging lecturer, he has spoken on topics of bankruptcy law for the Orange County Bar Association Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section and the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum and is admitted to practice in California and Massachusetts state courts, as well as before the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

    Mr. Casey is a past member of the board of directors of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum and a current member of the Orange County Bar Association and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. A member of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California Mediation Panel, he has been named the mediator with the most settled mediations by the Santa Ana Division several times.

    A talented, experienced writer, Mr. Casey has published opinions in the California Bankruptcy Journal. As an ethical, highly skilled attorney, he creates a way for businesses to obtain a fresh financial start with bankruptcy.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     

     
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    • 100%Bankruptcy: Business
    Focus Areas

    Bankruptcy Law

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    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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    About Thomas Casey

    Admitted: 1988, California

    Professional Webpage: https://tomcaseylaw.com/profile1_.php

    Honors/Awards:

    • Mediator Who Settled the Most Number of Mediations, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, Santa Ana Division, 2012-2013
    • Most Frequently Chosen Mediator, Santa Ana Division, 2003-2004
    • Mediator Who Settled the Most Number of Mediations, Santa Ana Division, 2010-2011
    • Mediator Who Settled the Most Number of Mediations, Santa Ana Division, 2002-2003
    • AV Rating, Martindale–Hubbell
    • Mediator Who Settled the Most Number of Mediations, Santa Ana Division, 2006-2007

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
    • Settlement Officer for U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1996–2017
    • California
    • Member, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section, Orange county Bar Association
    • Mediation Panel for U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, 1995–present
    • Massachusetts, 1986
    • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1988
    • Past Member, Board of Directors of Orange County Bankruptcy Forum
    • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, 1993–present
    • United States District Court, Central District of California

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Observations of the U.S. Trustee Concerning Fee Applications, California Bankruptcy Journal, 1989

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • In re Kerlo, 311 B.R. 256 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. 2004)
    • In re Staffer, 306 F3d 967 (9th Circuit 2002)
    • In re Staffer, 262 B.R. 80 (9th Cir. BAP 2001)

    Educational Background:

    • Fairfield University, Bachelor of Arts, 1982
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    22342 Avenida Empresa
    Suite 245
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 2141

    Phone: 949-766-8787

    Fax: 949-766-9896

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