Attorneys

Michael G. Colvard

Partner
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Location:San Antonio Office

Phone: (210) 227-7591

Email: mcolvard@mdtlaw.com

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Michael Colvard is skilled in all aspects of bankruptcy cases, including Chapter 11 Debtor representation, counsel to Trustees, acting as Trustee in Chapter 11 proceedings, representation of creditors committees, and secured lenders. Mr. Colvard has 30 years of experience in bankruptcy and commercial litigation, with emphasis on commercial bankruptcy proceedings and sophisticated collection processes on behalf of institutional lenders.

Mr. Colvard’s experience encompasses significant bankruptcy proceedings, including confirmation of separate bankruptcy plans involving related debtors in a major South Texas restaurant franchise operation; liquidation of an internationally-known rig manufacturing facility; federal forfeiture processes concerning a Chapter 11 Debtor and involving fraudulent transfer claims between international entities; representing Creditor Committees in various Chapter 11 Cases, one involving a refinery and another out of state oil and gas entity concerning disputes under joint operating agreements providing substantial distribution to unsecured creditors. Mr. Colvard’s recent creditor work resulted in 100% collection of secured debt, including default interest, costs, and attorney's fees.

Mr. Colvard’s practice also includes collection cases, complex commercial litigation and appellate work in state and federal court venues throughout Texas, as well as participation in complex bankruptcy/Federal Court litigation involving substantial investor fraud schemes against third parties.

Before joining Martin & Drought, Mr. Colvard served as law clerk for the Honorable Bert W. Thompson, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Texas.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE
EDUCATION
  • Southwest Texas State University (BA - Highest Honors - 1976)

  • St. Mary's University School of Law (JD - 1979)

  • Admitted to the Texas Bar, also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts, Western District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas

  • Admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and United States Supreme Court

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

  • Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification

  • Military - U.S. Army 1970-71, served in Vietnam

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • State Bar of Texas
  • San Antonio Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Selected by his peers to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list in the area of Bankruptcy Law, published in Texas Super Lawyers Magazine and in Texas Monthly Magazine
  • Selected by his peers to the 2016 list of Best San Antonio Lawyers in the areas of Bankruptcy Law and Business Litigation, published in San Antonio Scene Magazine
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
  • Board Certified in Business and Consumer Bankruptcy by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

  • Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Admitted to the Texas Bar

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts, Western District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas

  • Admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court

LANGUAGES
  • English