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J. Ford Elsaesser, Managing Partner Attorney
Commercial Law, Bankruptcy Law, Real Estate Litigation, Insolvency, Commercial Litigation, Receivership, Mediation, Arbitration, Bankrup...
Phone:208-263-8517, 208-661-5773
Web:http://www.ejamelaw.com
Address: 414 Church Street, Suite 201, Sandpoint, ID 83864
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Law Firm:Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd.
Lawyer:J. Ford Elsaesser
Phone:208-263-8517, 208-661-5773
Fax:208-263-0759
Lawyer Title:Managing Partner
Practice Areas:Commercial Law, Bankruptcy Law, Real Estate Litigation, Insolvency, Commercial Litigation, Receivership, Mediation, Arbitration, Bankruptcy
Bio:Among notable Chapter 11 achievements, Ford represented the Bonner Mall Partnership in successfully arguing to the Ninth Circuit the principle of the new value exception to the absolute priority rule, and later, in the same case, argued for the elimination of the routine vacating of lower court decisions to the United States Supreme Court, resulting in a 9-0 landmark decision. More recently, Ford represented a number of the creditor parties in the Sunwest Management, Inc., U. S. District Court case in Eugene, Oregon, arguably the most complex case on the West Coast in recent years, in a case which resulted in dividends that should approach 60¢ on the dollar, mostly for elderly real estate investors.Ford has represented unsecured creditors committees on numerous occasions. In recent years, he has represented the parishes and schools directly impacted by the Catholic organizations that have filed bankruptcy due to abuse lawsuits.Ford's first major Chapter 11, filed in the mid-1980s, was the case of Riley Creek Lumber Co. This company was one of the few lumber companies to ever successfully reorganize. Riley Creek, now known as Idaho Forest Group, is the largest lumber producer in the inland Northwest.Ford has served as a Chapter 7 Trustee since 1984, handling well in excess of 20,000 cases, and has served as a Chapter 12 Trustee for all of the Eastern District of Washington and Northern Idaho since 1986. He has served and continues to serve as a Chapter 11
Admitted:1978, Idaho; 1978, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1994, U.S. Supreme Court;
College:Goddard College, B.S., 1973
Law School:University of Idaho, J.D., 1977
Membership: Idaho State Bar (Recipient, Professionalism Award, 1999 Pro Bono Award, 1990 Member: Fee Arbitration Committee, 1982— Bankruptcy Law Section, 1982— Chairman, Bankruptcy Law Section, 1988-1989) American Bankruptcy Institute (Member, Executive Committee, 1992-2002… Read more Idaho State Bar (Recipient, Professionalism Award, 1999 Pro Bono Award, 1990 Member: Fee Arbitration Committee, 1982— Bankruptcy Law Section, 1982— Chairman, Bankruptcy Law Section, 1988-1989) American Bankruptcy Institute (Member, Executive Committee, 1992-2002 President, 1999-2000 Chair, 2001-2002). Read less | Bar Fellowship: American College of Bankruptcy, Sixth Class.
Web:http://www.ejamelaw.com
Languages:English
Born:Cleveland, Ohio, October 29, 1951

Lawyer J. Ford Elsaesser, graduated from Goddard College, B.S., 1973 University of Idaho, J.D., 1977, is now employed by Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd. at 414 Church Street, Suite 201 Sandpoint, ID 83864.

While being a member of Idaho State Bar (Recipient, Professionalism Award, 1999 Pro Bono Award, 1990 Member: Fee Arbitration Committee, 1982— Bankruptcy Law Section, 1982— Chairman, Bankruptcy Law Section, 1988-1989) American Bankruptcy Institute (Member, Executive Committee, 1992-2002… Read more Idaho State Bar (Recipient, Professionalism Award, 1999 Pro Bono Award, 1990 Member: Fee Arbitration Committee, 1982— Bankruptcy Law Section, 1982— Chairman, Bankruptcy Law Section, 1988-1989) American Bankruptcy Institute (Member, Executive Committee, 1992-2002 President, 1999-2000 Chair, 2001-2002). Read less | Bar Fellowship: American College of Bankruptcy, Sixth Class., J. Ford Elsaesser is one of the more than one million lawyers in United States. Before choosing J. Ford Elsaesser as your lawyer, you should consider whether J. Ford Elsaesser offers free consultation, (if not) how much the initial interview costs, if there is any hidden attorney fees, what's the fee schedule, whether he or she has good community reputation and is able to provide a list of good references. You can also contact the Board of Professional Responsibility of the state bar, to find out if J. Ford Elsaesser has ever been placed under any disciplinary actions. Please be aware that, though J. Ford Elsaesser's office is located at Sandpoint, ID, he or she might belong to the bar association of other states.

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J. Ford Elsaesser has been admitted in 1978, Idaho; 1978, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho; 1992, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1994, U.S. Supreme Court;. His or her practice areas include Commercial Law, Bankruptcy Law, Real Estate Litigation, Insolvency, Commercial Litigation, Receivership, Mediation, Arbitration, Bankruptcy.

J. Ford Elsaesser's college education includes Goddard College, B.S., 1973, law school degree was from University of Idaho, J.D., 1977, other biographical background includes Among notable Chapter 11 achievements, Ford represented the Bonner Mall Partnership in successfully arguing to the Ninth Circuit the principle of the new value exception to the absolute priority rule, and later, in the same case, argued for the elimination of the routine vacating of lower court decisions to the United States Supreme Court, resulting in a 9-0 landmark decision. More recently, Ford represented a number of the creditor parties in the Sunwest Management, Inc., U. S. District Court case in Eugene, Oregon, arguably the most complex case on the West Coast in recent years, in a case which resulted in dividends that should approach 60¢ on the dollar, mostly for elderly real estate investors.Ford has represented unsecured creditors committees on numerous occasions. In recent years, he has represented the parishes and schools directly impacted by the Catholic organizations that have filed bankruptcy due to abuse lawsuits.Ford's first major Chapter 11, filed in the mid-1980s, was the case of Riley Creek Lumber Co. This company was one of the few lumber companies to ever successfully reorganize. Riley Creek, now known as Idaho Forest Group, is the largest lumber producer in the inland Northwest.Ford has served as a Chapter 7 Trustee since 1984, handling well in excess of 20,000 cases, and has served as a Chapter 12 Trustee for all of the Eastern District of Washington and Northern Idaho since 1986. He has served and continues to serve as a Chapter 11 . You should contact other lawyers and law firms nearby before choosing your legal representatives.

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