Attorney Profiles

Lenard E. Schwartzer

Senior partner at Schwartzer & McPherson Law Firm, Lenard E. Schwartzer provides representation to debtors, creditors, trustees and receivers, and also serves as a trustee and receiver.  In addition, Mr. Schwartzer provides services related to asset protection and civil litigation.

Certifications and licensing

Lenard E. Schwartzer is licensed to practice in state, federal, appeals, and tax courts.  He is also certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certifications.  He currently maintains good standing with the following legal licensing boards:

Education

  • Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute and New York University, B.S. (1971)
  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D. (1974), Order of the Coif

Honors and Awards

  • AV® Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Best Lawyers of America
  • Super Lawyers in Nevada
  • Mountain States Super Laywers
  • Ranked among the top 75 Mountain States Super Lawyers

 

Jeanette E. McPherson

Managing partner at Schwartzer and McPherson Law Firm, Jeanette M. McPherson provides representation to debtors, creditors, trustees, and receivers.  Ms. McPherson also represents parties in civil litigation matters.

Certifications and licensing

Jeanette M. McPherson is certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification. She is a member in good standing with the following legal licensing boards:

Professional memberships

  • The American Bankruptcy Institute
  • The Clark County Bar Association
  • The American Bar Association
  • International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Contributing Editor, Norton's Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law (1993-present)
  • Contributing Editor and Publications Committee Member for the State Bar of Nevada, Nevada Lawyer (1998)
  • Executive Committee member, Southern Nevada Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys (2000-2003)

Education

  • The Capital University, B.A. (1987)
  • The Capital University, J.D. (1990)

Professional experience

  • Former law clerk to the Honorable Thomas F. Waldron, Ret. United States Bankruptcy Judge
  • Former extern to the Honorable Guy Cole, former United States Bankruptcy Judge

Awards & accolades

  • AV® Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Best Lawyers of America
  • Super Lawyers in Nevada
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • Ranked among the top 40 women lawyers in the Mountain States region by Super Lawyers since 2007

Recent publications

  • "Section 525: The Anti-Discrimination Provision" (Norton, Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 1993-present)
  • "Prepetition Settlement Agreement Extinguishes Nondischargeable Claim" (Norton Bankruptcy Law Advisor, June 2002)
  • "Striking Out On Your Own" (Communique, 2002)
  • "Basics of Automatic Stay" (Nevada Lawyer, August 2004)

Recent Seminars

  • "Bankruptcy Remedies" (The Seminar Group, 2003)
  • "Bankruptcy Strategies to Attempt to Minimize the Impact on Creditors" (CLE International, 2000)

 

Jason A. Imes

Jason A. Imes practices in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency, business reorganization, civil litigation, and creditors’ rights.

Licensing

Mr. Imes is a member of the following state and federal bars:

Professional memberships

  • The American Bankruptcy Institute
  • The Clark County Bar Association

Education

  • California State University, Sacramento, B.A. (1993)
  • University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, J.D. (1998)

 

 
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