Henry E. Hildebrand, III devotes the bulk of his practice to bankruptcy law. Mr. Hildebrand has served as Standing Trustee for Chapter 13 matters in the Middle District of Tennessee since 1982 and as Standing Chapter 12 Trustee for that district since 1986.
Mr. Hildebrand graduated from Vanderbilt University and received his J.D. from the National Law Center of George Washington University. He is a fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and serves on its Education Committee. He is also a fellow of the Nashville Bar Association. He is Board Certified in consumer bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification and once served on its Board of Directors. He is Chairman of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee for the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees. In that capacity, he has testified before various Congressional Committees and before the Rules Committee of the Judicial Conference. He is also on the Board of the NACTT Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy Education.
Mr. Hildebrand is on the board of directors of the National Data Center, a not for profit organization collecting Chapter 13 bankruptcy data for the benefit of national creditors, practitioners, trustees and debtors, He is also adjunct faculty to the Nashville School of Law and St. Johns University Law school in New York as well as on the faculty of the Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Institute.
Since 1991 Mr. Hildebrand has served as case notes author for The Quarterly, a newsletter dealing with consumer bankruptcy issues and Chapter 13 practices in particular. He is a regular contributor to the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal. He is an adjunct faculty member for the Nashville School of Law.
While Mr. Hildebrand is a former member of Lassiter, Tidwell, & Davis, PLLC, he continues to provide his legal services to the firm on an “of counsel” contractual basis, and remains the standing Chapter 12 and 13 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Middle District of Tennessee.