Thursday, 29 May 2014

Robert Abney & Associates Law Firm Memphis: John W. Duck

John W. Duck is a founder and partner of Cochran, Uhlmann, Abney, Duck and Wright. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Bankruptcy and Family Law. He is a member of theMemphis Bar Association and the Tennessee State Bar as well as a member of the Bankruptcy Section of the Memphis Bar. He is admitted to practice in all the Courts in Tennessee, the United States District Court of Tennessee and the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Western District of Tennessee, Eastern and Western Divisions.

       Mr. Duck attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he received both his Bachelors Degree and his Juris Doctorate.

       Mr. Duck has done pro bono work through Memphis Area Legal Services where he worked for two years at the beginning of his career. Mr. Duck is a past President and Vice-President of the Mid-South Sport Riders motorcycle club. Having lived in Brazil for much of his early life, Mr. Duck is fluent in Portuguese and conversational in Spanish.

SPECIALTIES
·         Bankruptcy Law
·         Family Law        

EDUCATION
·         University of Tennessee
                                Bachelor's Degree- 1973
·         University of Tennessee Law School
                        Juris Doctor- 1976

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
·         Memphis Bar Association
               Bankruptcy Section

·         Tennessee Bar Association

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Robert Abney & Associates Law Firm Memphis: Robert F. Uhlmann

Robert F. Uhlmann is a founder and partner of Cochran, Uhlmann, Abney, Duck & Wright. He concentrates his practice in the areas of tort and insurance defense, commercial litigation, product liability litigation, premises liability and residential and commercial construction litigation. He is a member of the Memphis Bar Association and the Tennessee State Bar, to which he was admitted in 1975. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court of Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Uhlmann attended Georgia Technological Institute on a football scholarship and received his Bachelor of Arts cum laude from the University of Memphis. He received his juris doctor from the University of Memphis Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review.

A member of the St. Thomas More Catholic Lawyers Guild of  West Tennessee, Mr. Uhlmann has done pro bono work through the  Memphis Area Legal Services and is an active volunteer in the community.

SPECIALTIES
Tort and Insurance Defense
Commercial Litigation
Product Liability Litigation
Premises Liability
Construction Litigation
     Residential Construction Litigation
     Commercial Construction Litigation

EDUCATION
Georgia Technological Institute
     Football Scholarship- 1967
University of Memphis
Bachelor's Degree
     Bachelor's of the Arts
                     cum laude- 1972
University of Memphis Law School
     Juris Doctor, Law Review- 1975

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Memphis Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
St. Thomas More Catholic
Lawyers Guild of West Tennessee

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Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Robert Abney & Associates Law Firm Memphis


T. Robert Abney is a founder and  partner of Cochran, Uhlmann, Abney,  Duck & Wright.  His practice areas  include bankruptcy law, commercial  law and general corporate and business
law. Mr. Abney has experience in both  business and consumer bankruptcies, representing parties including  creditors, committees, debtors,  trustees, defendants in avoidance actions, and purchasers of assets.  He  is also experienced in non-bankruptcy workouts.  Mr. Abney is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs, and has lectured on foreclosures, collection of judgements, title insurance, ethics, bankruptcy, and creditors' rights.  A member of the Memphis Bar Association, he was formerly on its board of directors, and is the past chairman of its bankruptcy section.  Admitted to practice in 1975, he is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, and is former chairman of its Economics of the Practice of Law Committee.  He is additionally admitted to practice in the United States District Court for West Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

       Mr. Abney attended Tennessee Technological University on a football scholarship and received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Memphis.  He received his juris doctor from the University of Memphis Law School.  He served in the United States Army during 1971-72, with a tour of duty in the Far East.

       Mr. Abney has done pro bono work through the Memphis
Area Legal Services Association, and is an active volunteer in the
community.

SPECIALTIES
Bankruptcy Law
Business Bankruptcies
Consumer Bankruptcies
Commercial Law
General Corporate and Business Law
Non-Bankruptcy Workouts

REPRESENTING
Consumers
Businesses
Creditors
Debtors
Trustees
Defendants in Avoidance Actions
Purchasers of Assets          

EDUCATION
Tennessee Technological University
Football Scholarship- 1966
University of Memphis
 Bachelor's Degree
Business Administration- 1970
University of Memphis Law School
Juris Doctor- 1975

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Memphis Bar Association
Former Member of the Board of Directors
Past Chairman of the Bankruptcy Section
Tennessee Bar Association
Past Chairman of the Economics of the Practice of Law Committee

                      Email: bobabney@bellsouth.net