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Camisha Simmons’ latest article titled “Bankruptcy Court Orders Bank to Disgorge Over $1.5 Million for Allowing Account Overdrafts” was published on Law.com

The article discusses a recent decision of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa serves as a reminder that banks should proceed with caution when relaxing bank procedures to appease large account holders.  In the bankruptcy case Sarachek v. Luana Savings Bank (In re Agriprocessors, Inc.), the court ordered a bank to disgorge over $1.5 million for...

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Firm Founder Named 2015 “Texas Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Rating Service

For the second year in a row, Camisha Simmons, founder and Managing Member of Simmons Legal PLLC, was named to the annual “Texas Rising Stars” list published by Super Lawyers magazine, a Thomson Reuters rating service.  No more than 2.5 percent of eligible lawyers in the state of Texas are named to the “Texas Rising Stars” list.

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Camisha Simmons’ latest article titled “Bank Loses Mortgage in Bankruptcy Due to Mere ‘Technicality’” was published on Law.com

The article discusses a recent decision in the case Mbazira v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC (In re Mbazira).  In that case, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts determined that a bank, which was an assignee of a mortgage, lost its mortgage in bankruptcy due to a faulty acknowledgment appended to the mortgage document.  The decision sends the...

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A New Law Firm is Born

On March 7, 2015, the law firm Simmons Legal PLLC was launched.  Simmons Legal PLLC is a woman-owned, minority-owned and veteran-owned transactional and civil dispute resolution and litigation law firm with a principal office in Dallas, Texas and a by-appointment office in New York, New York.  The firm was founded on three principles:  diversity, exceptional client service and entrepreneurialism​. 

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