Mann Law Firm PLLC

3104 Edloe Street

Suite 201

Houston, Texas 77027

Telephone: (713) 893-8960

Attorneys and Counselors at Law, mediators and arbitrators

Mann Law Firm PLLC

David Aaron DeSoto

David Aaron DeSoto is a Senior Associate Attorney, Mediator and Arbitrator at Mann Law Firm PLLC.  David’s practice focuses on various aspects of state and federal litigation, representing individuals and institutions in collection matters and bankruptcy cases. David also represents mortgage lenders and other secured creditors in Texas in foreclosure-related litigation, bankruptcies, evictions, and all matters relating to the servicing of mortgage loans and the mortgage banking industry.  In addition to the foregoing, David serves as a mediator in civil and family law cases involving an expansive assortment of issues and is credentialed by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.  He is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars throughout Texas and regularly serves as a volunteer mediator with the Dispute Resolution Center for Harris County.

 David is licensed to practice in all Texas federal district courts, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  David is a certified mediator that has met the requirements of Chapter 154.052 (a) and (b) of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code and is credentialed by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association.

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EDUCATION
* J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law
* B.A. in History, University of Texas at San Antonio
* A.A. in History, San Antonio College

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
* Moller/Foltz Bankruptcy Inns of Court
* College of the State Bar
* Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar
* ADR Section of the Harris County Bar Association
* Houston Chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution
* Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society

POSITIONS OF DISTINCTION AND DESIGNATIONS
* Planning Committee Member for the 27th Annual Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course in Houston, Texas, 2011.
* Planning Committee Member for the 25th Annual Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course in Houston, Texas, 2009.
* Bankruptcy Local Rules Drafting Committee, Western District of Texas, 2004.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
* Volunteer Mediator with the Houston Dispute Resolution Center
* Mentor, Moller/Foltz Bankruptcy Inns of Court Student Mentoring Program
* Veterans History Project in 2012, assisting in the efforts of the State Bar of Texas to obtain oral histories from local veterans to be made available for future generations through the Library of Congress

NOTABLE CASES
In re Herrera, 2010 WL 148182 (Bankr. W.D. Tex. 2010)
In re White, 2007 WL 4333279 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 2007)
JP Morgan Chase Bank v. Gregory Polydore, 2007 WL 4146659 (E.D. Tex. 2007)
Polydore ex rel. Polydore v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, 2007 WL 1330648 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2007)
In re Hughes, 360 B.R. 202 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. 2007)
In re Lampman, 276 B.R. 182 (Bankr. W.D. Tex. 2002)
In re Lucio, 251 B.R. 705 (Bankr. W.D. Tex. 2000).

CONTRIBUTIONS TO CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
* Course Director for the 26th Annual State Bar Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course in Dallas, Texas
* Author and Co-Author of over two dozen continuing legal education articles that have presented at legal conferences throughout the United States and abroad.

 David Aaron DeSoto is a licensed attorney in the State of Texas but is not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.