Edward J. Nazar

Edward J. Nazar

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Mr. Nazar represents parties in bankruptcy, insolvency, foreclosure, restructure and reorganization matters. He has been a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas since 1981 and served as the Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Trustee from 1986 through 2017.

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Edward J. Nazar contact information

Phone: 316-267-2000
Fax: 316-660-6520

Email: enazar@hinklaw.com
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Mr. Nazar represents parties in bankruptcy, insolvency, foreclosure, restructure and reorganization matters. He has been a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas since 1981 and served as the Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Trustee from 1986 through 2017.

Mr. Nazar is a graduate of Boston College and Washburn University law School. He has been a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas since 1981 and a Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Trustee since 1986. In addition, Mr. Nazar engages in Chapter 11 representation for debtors and secured creditors. He has an extensive creditors rights practice and has represented Receivers and been a Receiver in numerous state and federal court cases. More recently Mr. Nazar has been appointed a Receiver in both the state and federal court systems. He also represents regional and national banks in Kansas in creditors’ rights actions in state and federal court.

Mr. Nazar is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, a member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Bankruptcy for 2001 – 2005, and a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation for 2005 – 2008. He is a former President of the Kansas Bar Foundation for 2014 – 2015 and Kansas Co-Chair of the American Bar Foundation.

Mr. Nazar represents creditors and individuals in bankruptcy, insolvency, foreclosure, restructure and reorganization. He is a former member of the Kansas Governor’s Commission on Tax Equity, the Kansas Racing Commission and the University of Kansas Hospital Authority Board. Edward J. Nazar has been a member of the Kansas Bar Association since 1978.

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Presentations
  • Various continuing legal education for bankruptcy seminars from 1986 to present involving the American Bankruptcy Institute, Kansas Bar Association and Wichita Bar Association.
publications
  • The Role of the Trustee in Chapter 7 Cases, Kansas Bankruptcy Handbook, 2nd Edition, 1986
  • Representing the Debtor in Chapter 11 – An Overview Kansas Bankruptcy Handbook 3rd Edition (2009)
significant cases
Receiver:
  • Securities Exchange Commission v. McNaul, et al. Kansas Federal District Court Case No. 08-1159
  • Securities Exchange Commission v. Delta Onshore, et al. Kansas Federal District Court Case No. 08-1278
  • State of Kansas v. Fairlawn Burial Park Association, et al. Reno County Case No. 09 CV 466
  • State of Kansas v. Mount Hope Cemetery Company. Shawnee County Case No. 10 C 1265
  • ACF 2006 Corp. v. John M Merritt, et al. Western District of Oklahoma Federal Case No. 12-161
  • Tank Connection, LLC v. John R. Haight. Kansas Federal District Court Case No. 13 CV 1392
  • Kanza Construction, Inc. Shawnee County Case No. 13 C 418
  • Rail Logistics LC and Rail Logistics/Cold Train LC , Johnson County Case No. 14 CV 5981
  • Central National Bank v. CalKansas LLC, Sedgwick County District Court Case No. 16 CV 2909

Consultant to the State of Kansas:

  • State of Kansas v. Memorial Park Cemetery, Inc. Wyandotte Case No. II CV 1143

Custodian for Central Quarry, Inc.:

  • Joseph R. Bryant, II v. Bryan E. Edson, et al. Butler County Case No. 11 CV 328

Major Chapter 11 Debtor Cases:

  • A-Plus Galvanizing, Inc. – Bankruptcy Case No. 04-10599
  • Wild West World, LLC – Bankruptcy Case No. 07-11620
  •  Best Well Service, Inc. – Bankruptcy Case No. 11-10285
  • Southwind Hospice, Inc. – Bankruptcy Case No. 12-23053
  • J & J Developments, Inc. – Bankruptcy Case No. 12-11881
  • WK Lang Holdings, LLC – Bankruptcy Case No. 13-11934
  • M & M Investors, Inc. – Bankruptcy Case No. 13-10675
  • Lister Petter Americas Incorporated – Bankruptcy Case No. 15-10502
  • WK Capital Enterprises, Inc. et al – Bankruptcy Case No. 17-10073
  • A-OK Enterprises, LLC – Bankruptcy Case No. 17-11096
  • Sluss & Ray, LLC – Bankruptcy Case No. 17-10301
Affiliations, Activities & Honors
  • Wichita Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy Law
  • Chapter 7 United States Trustee
  • Standing Chapter 12 Trustee
  • Former President of Bankruptcy Law Section, Kansas Bar Association. 1991-1992
  • Commissioner of the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission. 1996-2000
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the University of Kansas Hospital Authority. 2001-2003
  • Tenth Circuit Regents of the American College of Bankruptcy Law. 2001-2005
  • Trustee on Kansas Bar Foundation. 2006-Present
    – President Kansas Bar Foundation. 2014 – 2015
  • Trustee on American College of Bankruptcy Foundation. 2005-Present
    – Co-Chair of the Kansas Section of the American Bar Foundation – 2014 to present
  • Best Lawyers 1996-Present. Bankruptcy law
  • Kansas – Missouri Super Lawyers 2005-Present

Education 

  • Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1978
    • Washburn Law Journal- 1977 – 1978;
    • Research Editor – 1977 – 1978;
  • Boston College, A.B., cum laude, 1971

Bar Admissions 

  • Kansas Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Kansas
  • United States Western District of Missouri