Mr. J. Thomas Black

Law Office of J. Thomas Black, P.C.
Contact: 713.772.8037
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Law School: South Texas College of Law
Jurisdiction: Texas

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About Mr. J. Thomas Black
J. Thomas Black graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston in 1982, and started his own firm in 1986. Mr. Black has always specialized in consumer and small business bankruptcy law, tax collection defense, debt negotiation and related matters.

Mr. Black's firm currently consists of Mr. Black, an associate attorney, three full time paralegals, and other support staff. Mr. Black was Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1989, and he was re-certified in 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009. Mr. Black served as President of the Houston Association of Debtor Attorneys from 1999 until 2002.

Mr. Black is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Tax Court. He is a Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas, and a member of the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas.

Mr. Black is a Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation. Mr. Black is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and he currently serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Most Bankruptcy Matters Handled on Fixed Fee Basis; Hourly Fees and/or Contingent Fees Typically Charged On Other Matters
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Certifications
Board Certified- Consumer Bankruptcy (Texas Board Of Legal Specialization)
Professional Experience
Attorney, Law Office of J. Thomas Black, P.C.
-Current
Consumer bankruptcy law practice. Mr. Black also represents consumers in adversary proceedings and civil actions against banks, mortgage servicers, and debt collectors in U.S. Bankruptcy Court and U.S. District Court for violations of bankruptcy automatic stay and discharge violations, and violations of state and federal consumer protection laws.
Education
South Texas College of LawJ.D.Law
Indiana University - Indiana University-BloomingtonB.A.Liberal Arts
Professional Activities
Pro Bono LegalLine Volunteer Houston Bar Association 2013-2013
Reasons for Debtors To File Chapter 13 vs. Chapter 7 Houston Volunteer Lawyer's Program 2013-2013
Veterans and Bankruptcy Military Heros Radio Show 2012-2012
The Nuts & Bolts of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy HVLP Monthly CLE Seminar 2012-2012
The Intersection of Bankruptcy and the IRS 2nd Annual Bankruptcy Paralegal Seminar 2011-2011
ABC's of Bankruptcy HVLP Monthly CLE Seminar 2011-2011
Discharging IRS Taxes Through Bankruptcy Accounting Firm Lunch and Learn 2008-2008
Bankruptcy AIDS Unit Volunteer Attorney Seminar 2005-2005
Attorney Fees In Chapter 13 NACBA 11th Annual Convention 2003-2003
Awards
Pro Bono Award, State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section
Super Lawyer, Texas Super Lawyers
Outstanding Individual Contribution, Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
Pro Bono Service Award, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, So. District of Texas
Board Certified- Consumer Bankruptcy Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Professional Associations
Secretary Treasurer, Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
-Current
Member, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
-Current
Currently licensed as Texas Attorney, State Bar of Texas
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2600 S Gessner Rd
Suite 110
Houston, TX 77063
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Telephone: 713.772.8037