David P. Eron

David P. Eron

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Wichita, KS

Eron Law, P.A.
 | 229 E. William, Suite 100, Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 316-262-5500
Fax: 316-262-5559
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (40%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (30%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)

Certificates and Credentials

About David Eron

Admitted: 2008, Kansas

Professional Webpage: https://www.eronlaw.net/team-members/david-prelle-eron/

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected as one of the 40 professionals in Wichita under the age of 40 making a significant impact on the Wichita economy and community.  , "40 Under 40", Wichita Business Journal, 2015
  • Award for outstanding service to the community through pro bono representation of clients., Pro Bono Certificate, Kansas Bar Association, 2013
  • Peer review rating., AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell, 2011

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Business Bankruptcy specialist by the American Board of Certification, the only ABA approved agency for certifying bankruptcy specialists., 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court, Membership Chair, 2015
  • Kansas Bar Association Insolvency Section--President, 2014
  • Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court, Barrister, 2013
  • Coordinating Editor, ABI Journal, 2012
  • At large member--D. Kan. Bankruptcy Bench Bar Committee, 2010
  • Member--Kansas Bar Association, 2008
  • Member--Wichita Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee, 2006
  • Chair-Elect--Kern County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 2004
  • Member--American Bankruptcy Institute, 2003
  • Member--Central California Bankruptcy Association, 2003
  • Member--American Bar Association, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mayflower Clinic, Board of Directors, 2018
  • Committee Chair, St. Thomas Aquinas Welcome Committee, 2011
  • Committee Chair--Boy Scouts Pack 520, 2011
  • Stand Down for Veterans Volunteer, 2009
  • Committee Chair--Cub Scouts Pack 520, 2009
  • Den Leader--Cub Scouts Pack 520, 2006
  • Foster Parent, California and Kansas, 2005

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • CLE Presentation on the legal requirements for obtaining a hardship discharge of student loan debts and the statistal probabilities of success., Author/Presenter, The Elusive Prey of the Student Loan Discharge, Kansas Bar Association / Wichita Bar Association, Bankruptcy, 2014
  • Article analyzing the uses of the term "income" in the bankruptcy code and the various meanings applied to that term., Co-Author, Income Means Income--Except When It Doesn't, ABI Journal, Bankruptcy, 2012
  • CLE presentation concerning the necessary forms included in bankruptcy filings and basic instruction for completing those forms., Presenter, Bankruptcy Forms and Filing Process, NBI, Bankruptcy, 2012
  • CLE Presentation regarding the ethical limits of an attorney's scope of representation and compensation in bankruptcy cases., Presenter, Ensuring Ethical Conduct, NBI, Bankruptcy, 2012
  • Journal article advocating for the exclusion of 401(k) distributions from the definition of "current monthly income" under 11 U.S.C. section 101(10A)., Author, 401(k) Account Funds Should Be Considered Income at Time of Deposit, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Bankruptcy, 2012
  • Journal article advocating for the inclusion of social security benefits when considering monthly disposable income under 11 U.S.C. section 707(b)(3)., Author, Social Security Benefits Must Be Included in a Debtor's Ability to Repay under BAPCPA, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Bankruptcy, 2011
  • CLE ethics presentation concerning properly completing bankruptcy schedules., Co-presenter, Ethical Issues in the Preparation of Schedules, Wichita Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee, Bankruptcy, 2010
  • CLE presentation concerning civil and criminal prosecution of fraud and abuse by the United States Trustee in bankruptcy cases., Co-presenter, Discharge Issues and Criminal Prosecutions, Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association, Bankruptcy, 2009
  • CLE presentation on litigating adversary proceedings and contested matters in bankruptcy cases., Co-presenter, Bankruptcy Litigation Skills, Topeka Area Bankruptcy Counsel, Bankruptcy, Litigation, 2008
  • CLE presentation analyzing line by line approach to completion of the means test., Presenter, A Step by Step Guide to Completing the Means Test, Topeka Chapter 13 Trustee, Bankruptcy, 2008
  • CLE presentation analyzing line by line approach to completion of the means test., Presenter, A Step by Step Guide to Completing the Means Test, Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association, Bankruptcy, 2008
  • CLE presentation concerning civil and criminal prosecution of fraud and abuse by the United States Trustee in bankruptcy cases., Co-presenter, Discharge Issues and Criminal Prosecution, Topeka Area Bankruptcy Counsel, Bankruptcy, 2008
  • CLE presentation concerning civil and criminal prosecution of fraud and abuse by the United States Trustee in bankruptcy cases., Co-presenter, Abuse Motions and Criminal Prosecutions, Wichita Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee, Bankruptcy, 2008
  • CLE presentation on different approaches to legal issues concerning the means test under BAPCPA., Co-presenter, Means Test Interpretation: Views from the UST and the Debtors' Bar, Kansas Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee, Bankruptcy, 2007
  • CLE presentation on developing legal trends concerning interpretation of statutes related to the means test., Presenter, Means Test Case Law Update, Topeka Area Bankruptcy Counsel, Bankruptcy, 2007
  • CLE presentation concerning methods for accurately completing the means test under BAPCPA., Presenter, Means Test, Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association, Bankruptcy, 2007
  • CLE presentation concerning methods for accurately completing the means test under BAPCPA., Presenter, Means Test, Topeka Area Bankruptcy Counsel, Bankruptcy, 2006
  • CLE presentation concerning methods for accurately completing the means test under BAPCPA., Presenter, Means Test, Wichita Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee, Bankruptcy, 2006
  • CLE presentation on effective discovery and protection of electronic evidence., Presenter, Electronic Evidence, Kern County Bar Association, Litigation, 2003

Verdicts/Settlements:

  •  Bank of Commerce & Trust Co. v. Schupbach, et al. (In re Schupbach), Case No. 13-068 (10th Cir. May 19, 2015): Defended non-dischargeability action filed by creditor.  Court ruled in favor of the debtors after a two day trial.  Creditor appealed the earlier dismissal of one of its cause of action.  Filed motion to dismiss appeal on mootness grounds based on superseding chapter 11 plan confirmation order.  Bankruptcy appellate panel dismissed appeal.  Creditor appealed to the 10th Circuit, which affirmed the dismissal., 2015
  • In re Schoen, 2007 Bankr. LEXIS 633 (Bankr. D. Kan. Mar. 2, 2007)(ruling that 11 USC 707(b)(3) allowed the court to consider debtor's actual ability to repay creditors regardless of the fact that no presumptive abuse existed.)
  • In re Vogeler, 393 B.R. 240 (Bankr. D. Kan. 2008)(granting US Trustee's motion to dismiss case where chapter 7 debtor won the lottery immediately after filing bankruptcy and elected to spend funds rather than repay creditors.)
  • In re Wood, 408 B.R. 841 (Bankr. D. Kan. 2009)(ordering all attorney fees charged by national bankruptcy/debt settlement firm to be refunded to the debtor because the services were performed by individuals not licensed to practice law in the state of Kansas.)
  • Riederer v. Logan Wildlife Corp. (In re Brooke Corp.), 443 B.R. 847 (Bankr. D. Kan. 2010)(granting defendant's motion to compel inclusion of initial transferree in a fraudulent conveyance action and holding that under 11 USC 550 the initial transferree was a necessary party.)
  • In re Long, 470 B.R. 186 (Bankr. D. Kan. 2012)(overuling trustee's objection to debtor's use of federal exemption scheme on and holding that 11 USC 522 did not pre-empt states from limiting their exemptions to residents in the context of bankruptcy.)
  • Bank of Commerce & Trust Co. v. Schupbach (In re Schupbach), 473 B.R. 423 (Bankr. D. Kan. 2012)(dismissing part of dischargeability complaint as untimely filed and holding that Fed. R. Bankr. Proc. 1019 does not extend the deadline for dischargeability complaints upon conversion from chapter 13 to chapter 11.)
  • Wieland v. Thomas, 382 B.R. 793 (D. Kan. 2008)(reversing bankruptcy court's denial of US Trustee's motion to dismiss and holding that Debtor could not claim vehicle ownership expense for vehicle owned free and clear of liens.)
  • Turner v. Close (In re Close), 384 B.R. 856 (D. Kan. 2008)(confirming bankruptcy court order denying US Trustee's motion to dismiss as untimely filed under 11 USC 704 and establishing the applicable deadline as running from the date first set for the meeting of creditors.)
  • Riederer v. Brooke Holdings, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124187 (D. Kan. Oct. 26, 2011)(denying defendant banks' motion to dismiss tortious interference with contract claims.)

Representative Clients:

  • Cox Enterprises, Inc., 2018
  • Vintage Bank, 2018
  • Chris Carlson Hot Rods, LLC, 2017
  • Oracle America, Inc., 2016
  • Holly Ridge Development, LLC, 2014
  • Complete Landscaping Systems, Inc., 2013
  • Value Place Hotel Franchises in Louisville, Clarksville, and Columbus, 2012
  • Bank of Kansas, 2011
  • Domino's Pizza, 2011
  • L&T Machining, Inc., 2010
  • House of Hope, Inc., 2010

Educational Background:

  • J.D. with distinction, University of Iowa College of Law, 2002
  • B.A. Political Science, Iowa State University, 1998

Industry Groups

  • Agriculture
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Service
Office Location for David P. Eron

229 E. William, Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67202

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Last Updated: 7/19/2018

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