HomeChristopher J. Moser

Christopher J. Moser

Bio 2001 Bryan Street, Suite 1800 Dallas, Texas 75201 (214) 880-1805

Education

  • Mississippi College, J.D. 1985 (with distinction)
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1979

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Texas, 1985

Qualification

  • Board Certified
  • Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law and Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Awards & Honors

  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Business Bankruptcy Law and Consumer Bankruptcy Law since 1990.
  • Best Bankruptcy Lawyer in Dallas (D Magazine, 2012 & 2013)
  • “Texas Super Lawyers” (Texas Monthly magazine, 2003, 2005-2007, 2013-2020)
  • AV ® PREEMINENT Martindale-Hubbell rating

Sample Speaking Engagements

  • 2009 University of Texas Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar – Representing and Dealing with Chapter 7 Trustees
  • 2010 Annual Seminar for Chapter 7 Panel Trustees Region 6 – Medical Records, Confidential Customer Lists and Privacy Issues
  • 2011 Annual Seminar for Chapter 7 Panel Trustees Region 6 – Legal and Tax Aspects of Identifying and Administering Net Operating Losses in Chapter 7
  • 2017 University of Texas Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar – Ch. 7 Trustee Issues
  • 2017 Speaker for State Bar of Texas video seminar to educate attorneys handling pro-bono bankruptcy cases: Bankruptcy Clinic-in-a Box

Practice Description

Mr. Moser has been board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Business Bankruptcy Law and Consumer Bankruptcy Law since 1990. His practice involves all aspects of commercial and consumer bankruptcy law. He routinely represents debtors and creditors in Chapter7 matters, Chapter 11 matters and/or Chapter 13 matters. Many of Mr. Moser’s Chapter 7 cases involve IRS tax issues. Mr. Moser’s Chapter 11 practice focuses upon business reorganization. Additionally, Mr. Moser serves as a Chapter 7 Trustee in the Eastern District of Texas and as a Chapter 11 Trustee in both the Eastern District of Texas and the Northern District of Texas. As a Chapter 11 Trustee Mr. Moser has operated numerous businesses including a sizeable on-line dating company, a horse farm with over 300+ horses, a real estate brokerage company, a telecommunications company and several oil and gas companies.

 

Management Experience

  • Operated numerous businesses as Chapter 11 Trustee from 1986 to the current date
  • Management Committee of Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, P.C
  • Vice President of Ritz Carlton Homeowner’s Association of Dallas from 2015   to current date
  • Vice President of Boca Grande Shores, Florida Homeowner’s Association from 2004 to 2015

Representative Experience

Bankruptcy attorney for the law firm of Winstead, McGuire, Sechrest & Minick, P.C. from 1985 to 1990

Prior in-house counsel and head of the Bankruptcy Section for Bonnet Resources Corporation, a Bank One subsidiary which handled the resolution and liquidation of the assets of MBank, N.A. from 1990 to 1993

Head of the Bankruptcy/Financial Institutions Section of the Law Firm of Quilling, Selander, Lownds, Winslett & Moser, P.C. from 1993 to current date

Panel Chapter 7 Trustee in the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division and Chapter 11 Trustee in both the Eastern District of Texas and Northern District of Texas

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

  • Attorney of record and/or trustee in the following published cases:
    • In re Leff, 88 R. 105 (Bankr. N.D. Texas 1988)
    • Stewart Law Offices of Dennis Olson, 93 B.R. 91 (N.D. Texas 1988), aff’d, 878 F.2d 1432 (5th Cir. 1989)
    • In re Dowco Petroleum, , 137 B.R. 207 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 1992)
    • In re Witts, 180 R. 171 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 1995)
    • In re Robinson, 180 R. 174 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 1995)
    • In re Tinsley, 217 R. 188 (Bankr. N.D. Texas 1998)
    • Painwebber and Admiral Insurance Co. v. Murray, 260 B.R. 815 (E.D. Texas 2001)
    • In re Horne, 277 R. 320 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2002)
    • In re Tomlin, 280 B.R. 374 (Bankr. N.D. Texas 2002)
    • In re Harbor Financial Group, , 303 B.R. 124 (Bankr. N.D. Texas 2003)
    • Homecomings Financial Group Network, v. Litzler, 2004 W.L. 614845 (N.D. Texas 2004)
    • In re Ekuban, 177 Appx. 407, 2006 W.L. 1049130 (5th Cir. 2006)
    • In re Eisner, 2007 L. 2479654 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2007)
    • In re Jacobsen, 609 3d 647 (5th Cir. 2007)
    • In re Brown, 375 R. 348 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2007)
    • In re Nature Leisure, LLC, 2007 WL 4554276 (Bankr. D. Texas 2007)
    • In re Texstar Group, , 2008 WL 399278 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2008)
    • In re Chambers, 2008 L. 540872 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2008)
    • In re Galubenski; 2008 WL 906264 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2008)
    • In re Parkway Sales and Leasing, Inc., 411 B.R. 337 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2009)
    • In re Mullican, 2008 L. 5191196 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2008)
    • In re Mullican, 417 R. 408 (E.D. Texas 2009)
    • In re Chambers, 419 R. 652 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2009)
    • In re Chilton, 426 R. 612 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2010)
    • In re Jacobsen, 2010 L. 2388425 (5th Cir. 2010)
    • In re Drinks Unique, Inc., 2010 WL 3491184 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2010)
    • City of Clinton, Arkansas v Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, 632 F.3d 148 (5th 2010)
    • In re Goushey, 2011 WL 2470029 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2011)
    • In re Sigma Systems, , 2010 WL 148178 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2011)
    • Feuerbacher Moser, 2012 WL 1070138 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2012)
    • Chilton v. Moser, 674 F.3d 486 (5th Cir. 2012)
    • In re Lau, Pacific Addax Co. v. John and Deborah Lau, 2013 W.L. 5935616 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2013)
    • Thaw Moser, 769 F.3d 366 (5th Cir. 2014)
    • In re Loggins, 513 B.R. 682 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2014)
    • In re Ames, 2014 WL 3767442 (Bankr. D. Texas 2014)
    • In re Douglas, Kimberly Douglas v. Sonia Douglas 2015 WL 6446305 (Bankr. E.D. Texas 2015)
    • In re McCray, 623 Appx. 184, 2015 WL 7074276 (5th Cir. 2015)
    • In re Thaw, 620 Appx. 304 (5th Cir. 2015)
    • In re Moore, 2016 WL 3704723 (Bankr. D. Texas 2016)
    • Moser v. Fidelity National Title Ins. Co., 2018 W.L. 1413346 (E.D. Texas 2018)
    • In re Wofford, 608 B.R. 494 (Bank. E.D. Texas 2019)
    • Christopher Moser, Plan Trustee for Tango Transport, LLC v. Navistar International Corporation, 2019 WL 763487 (E.D. Texas 2019)
    • Celadon Trucking Services, Inc. v. Christopher J. Moser; 2019 WL 4226854 (E.D. Texas 2019)
    • In re Dean, 620 B.R. 271 (Bank. N.D. Texas 2020)
    • Co-Authored article entitled Representing Trustees – Client Confidentiality and the Attorney-Client Privilege. Published by National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in