John Kurtz, Board Member

Mr. Kurtz is a partner at the law firm of Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley. He was admitted to bar in California (1978) and Idaho (1979).

Education: California State University at Northridge (B.S., 1975); Loyola University of Los Angeles (J.D., cum laude, 1978). Alpha Sigma Nu. Member, St. Thomas More Law Honor Society. Note and Comment Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Annual, 1977-1978. Clerkship: Law Clerk, Honorable Allan G. Shepard, Idaho Supreme Court, 1978-1979. Memberships: American Bar Association; Idaho State Bar; State Bar of California. Certified by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification in Business Bankruptcy Law.

Mr. Kurtz's broad range of commercial litigation experience includes an emphasis in the areas of creditor rights and bankruptcy, lender liability, Uniform Commercial Code, real estate, commodities and contract litigation. Mr. Kurtz has extensive class action litigation and appellate experience. In addition to his litigation experience in bankruptcy court, he represents clients in various aspects of bankruptcy practice including the purchase of assets, confirmation of secured creditor plans of reorganization, the defense of fraudulent transfer, preference and turnover actions, obtaining denial of discharge, lease and other real property issues, and cash collateral issues.

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