Press Release


Larry Young of Hughes Watters Askanase
to Speak at Credit Law Institute Bankruptcy Seminar

HOUSTON, Texas (Sept. 13, 2007) - Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. (HWA) partner Lawrence Young has been selected to speak at the Credit Law Institute's Debt Collection, Loan Servicing and Consumer Bankruptcy seminar Oct. 5 in Dallas. HWA associate Heather McIntyre will be co-presenting.

Young will discuss the Bankruptcy Reform Act and the resulting case law. He was chosen as a speaker because of his experience and reputation speaking nationally on bankruptcy topics.

This annual seminar targets attorneys, compliance officers and others interested in consumer financial services law. The Credit Law Institute offers continuing legal education courses and is sponsored by The Conference on Consumer Finance Law (The Conference), a national, non-profit organization for the legal profession and financial services industry. To register or to receive more information on the seminar, visit

HWA, a law firm based in Houston, has extensive bankruptcy experience in addition to expertise in real estate, litigation, corporate transactions and consumer finance.

"Seminars organized and hosted by the Credit Law Institute are great venues for attorneys to share insight and information on current trends in consumer finance law," said Young. "Because of our firm's multi-state practice, participating in these programs gives Hughes Watters Askanase the opportunity to stay connected, while also observing current national and district specific perspective on current bankruptcy issues."

Young, who joined HWA in 1994, has focused his practice on consumer financial services, bankruptcy law for creditors, commercial finance and consumer financial services litigation. McIntyre, who joined HWA in 2003, has focused her practice on reorganizations and workouts for corporations and individuals. She also has represented secured creditors and bankruptcy trustees. For full biographical profiles on Young and McIntyre, please visit

About Hughes Watters Askanase

For more than 29 years, Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. has helped business organizations, financial institutions and individuals succeed with their business endeavors. The firm's attorneys play a strategic role and support clients through every stage of existence and operation, from formation to liquidation. The practice focuses on the six interrelated areas which provide the greatest opportunities and most challenging obstacles: bankruptcy, business planning and strategy, commercial finance, commercial real estate, consumer financial services, and litigation. For more information on Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P., please visit

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