Phone: (251) 432-5521
Fax: (251) 432-0633
In 1994, Mr. Hartley was appointed by the Majority Leader of the United States Senate to be a Commissioner on the National Bankruptcy Review Commission. This commission was established to study and evaluate the modern bankruptcy system and to make formal recommendations for legislative reform to the President, the Congress and the United States Supreme Court. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Hartley was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Margaret A. Mahoney, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Alabama. Mr. Hartley formerly served as a Majority Counsel to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee. His areas of legislative responsibility included bankruptcy, antitrust, intellectual property and judicial nominations. From 1991-1993, Mr. Hartley was Majority Senate Liaison to the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal. Mr. Hartley was also a longtime campaign and legislative aid to United States Senator Howell T. Heflin.
Mr. Hartley is a frequent speaker and lecturer on bankruptcy, insolvency matters, and the legislative process. He has addressed such organizations as the American Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, American Bankers Association, Mortgage Bankers Association of America, Commercial Law League of America, American Land Title Association, and numerous state and local bar associations.
Spring Hill College (B.S., 1987)
University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 1990)
United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts
United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
ASSOCIATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
Mobile County Bar Association (Former Chairman, Bankruptcy Law Section)
American Bar Associations
Alabama State Bar (Chairman and Board Member, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section)
American Bankruptcy Institute
National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees
Federal Panel of Neutrals, Southern District of Alabama
Best Lawyers in America
- Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights
- Insolvency and Reorganization Law
- Litigation – Bankruptcy
Alabama Super Lawyers