Bankruptcy Resources 

There are many resources available to attorneys in South Dakota that may assist in understanding debtor and creditor issues. Links to some of those resources are below. These links are provided by the Debtor-Creditor Committee. However, nothing provided on this web page is intended as legal advice and should not be relied on as such.

Bankruptcy Matters Interview Series

Organized and produced by the State Bar of South Dakota Debtor-Creditor Committee, this interview series will expose different perspectives on bankruptcy in South Dakota. You will hear from industry experts on the South Dakota bankruptcy process and how you can be involved in this growing area of the law. State Bar Past-President Steve Huff takes us on a journey to learn more about why Bankruptcy Matters. Click the title of the interview to watch on our State Bar YouTube channel.

FEDERAL BANKRUPTCY JUDGE CHARLES NAIL INTERVIEW

In this session of our Bankruptcy Series, State Bar Past President Steve Huff interviews federal bankruptcy judge Charles Nail on his journey to work in bankruptcy law and how important it is for lawyers to consider this practice area at the present time.

DEBTOR ATTORNEYS LAURA ASK & JACK NICHOLS INTERVIEW

In this session of our Bankruptcy Series, State Bar Past President Steve Huff interviews attorneys Laura Ask and Jack Nichols on their work for the debtor bar, advice for others looking to take on this work – including staffing and software needs, and the value of connecting with others to be successful.

BANKRUPTCY TRUSTEES LEE ANN PIERCE & DALE WEIN INTERVIEW

In this session of our Bankruptcy Series, State Bar Past President Steve Huff interviews bankruptcy trustees Lee Ann Pierce and Dale Wein on their observations of the bankruptcy bar in South Dakota and their advice for lawyers considering taking on bankruptcy work for their practice.

CREDITOR ATTORNEYS KEITH GAUER & ANTHONY HOHN INTERVIEW

In this session of our Bankruptcy Series, State Bar Par President Steve Huff interviews South Dakota creditor lawyers Keith Gauer and Anthony Hohn on how they assist their clients in understanding the bankruptcy process and how they work with all involved in the process to reach appropriate resolutions.

LEGAL SERVICES LEADERS BRENT THOMPSON & DENISE LANGLEY INTERVIEW

In this session of our Bankruptcy Series, State Bar Par President Steve Huff interviews Brent Thompson and Denise Langley, leaders from two of our state’s legal services organizations on the overlap between legal aid and the bankruptcy industry.

Attorney Practice Resources:

Additional Useful Resources:

Library of Congress, legislation on the Internet

National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

National Consumer Law Center

United States Government portal

United States House of Representatives

United States Senate

United States Trustee

White House