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George Mason Oliver - New Bern, NC

405 Middle StreetP.O. Box 1548 New Bern, NC 28563

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Updated: 02/18/2024

New Bern Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Lawyer

Overview

He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Communications in 1996. He received his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1999. He served on the University of North Carolina Law Review as a Staff Member from 1997 to 1998. He was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1999.

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He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Communications in 1996. He received his law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1999. He served on the University of North Carolina Law Review as a Staff Member from 1997 to 1998. He was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1999.

Mr. Oliver is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the Craven County Bar Association.

His areas of practice are Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Workouts, Civil Litigation, and Federal Criminal Defense.

Mr. Oliver is a Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law, certified by the NC State Bar and American Board of Certification. Mr. Oliver has served on the Section Council for the NC State Bar Bankruptcy Section.

About George Mason Oliver

Practice Areas

  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
  • Workouts, Alternatives to Bankruptcy
  • State Court Receiverships
  • Litigation

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1999

Specialties and Certifications

  • Business Bankruptcy Law Specialist, American Board of Certification, NC State Bar, 2007
  • Board certified specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law, North Carolina State Bar and the American Board of Specialization

Other Affiliations

  • North Carolina State Bar (Member)
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers (NCATL), 1999 - Present (Member)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), 2002 - Present (Member)
  • Craven County Bar Association (Former President)
  • Litigation Counsel of America, 2015
  • NABT Liaison to NACBA, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, 2012 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Section Council Member, 2004 - 2007
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, NewTAC Board Member, 2010 - 2012
  • Co-Coordinator, North Carolina Bar Association Bankruptcy Section Financial Health Clinic, 2011
  • National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, member
  • Eastern NC Inn of Court, member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, member

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1999
    J.D.
    Honors: with honors
    Law Review: University of North Carolina Law Review, Staff Member, 1997 - 1998
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1996
    B.A.
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Major: Communications Studies

Past Positions

  • Elmore, Elmore and Williams, PA, Attorney, 1999 - 2001
  • New Bern office of Stubbs & Perdue, P.A., 2001 - 2009
  • Asheville firm of Elmore, Elmore & Williams, Associate, 1999 - 2001

Classes and Seminars

  • “Individual Case Administration From Start To Finish,” at the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees Annual Convention, 2013
  • “Practical Skills – Preparing for Contested Confirmation Battles, Other Contested Matters and Trial” at the annual Middle District Bankruptcy Seminar in Southern Pines, 2013
  • Presented recent developments in dirt-for-debt Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases at the NC Bar Association Annual Bankruptcy Institute in Greensboro, 2012
  • Presented recent developments in Chapter 11 business bankruptcy cases in the Eastern District of NC at the Eastern Bankruptcy Institute in Myrtle Beach, SC, 2012
  • Spoke about security issues regarding Chapter 7 Trustee cases at the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees Spring Seminar, 2012
  • Spoke about document retention and investigation at the 2012 Annual NABT Convention
  • Spoke about current Chapter 11 bankruptcy issues at the 2012 Eastern District Bankruptcy Seminar
  • Eastern Bankruptcy Institute, Chapter 11 Update, 2002-2008, 2011
  • Eastern District of North Carolina Chapter 7 Trustee Panel Workshop, 2011
  • North Carolina 33rd Annual Bankruptcy Institute, 2010, “Perfection and Avoidance Issues”
  • North Carolina Bar Association, “The Hard Road Ahead,” Real Property Section Annual Meeting, 2011, “Bankruptcy and Real Estate—Does Perfection Have to be Perfect?”
  • North Carolina 32nd Annual Bankruptcy Institute, 2009, “Bankruptcy Light? Less Fulfilling or Tastes Great? Receiverships and Other State Law Alternatives to Bankruptcy”
  • 30th Annual Middle District Bankruptcy Seminar, 2009, “Homebuilder/Construction Bankruptcies and Lien Issues”
  • “Being Secured in an Unsecured World—Bankruptcy for Paralegals”, 2009, “A View from the Trenches—the Ups and Downs of Chapter 11 Practice”

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About George Mason Oliver

Included on the 2024 North Carolina list


Past Lists

  • 2023 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 North Carolina Super Lawyers list

View the profile for George Mason Oliver on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Council Member, NC Bankruptcy Section Council, 2004 - 2007
  • The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers, 2015
  • Elected to the Board of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT), 2012 - 2013
  • Designated Lead Counsel Rated Attorney
  • Received an AV Preeminent (4.7/5.0) rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
  • Winner of Legal Elite’s “Young Guns Award (best under 40) in North Carolina”, 2013 (top vote-getter among attorneys in North Carolina under 40 years old)
  • Specialist in Business Bankruptcy law, certified by North Carolina State Bar and American Board of Certification, 2006-present
  • Chapter 7 Panel Trustee, Eastern District of North Carolina, 2009-present
  • Co-Managing Editor of North Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual, 2006
  • Ranked among Super Lawyers magazine’s North Carolina “Super Lawyers” (Bankruptcy), 2009-2015
  • Recognized in Business North Carolina magazine’s “Legal Elite” (Bankruptcy), 2009-2015
  • Law School Attorney General, University of North Carolina School of Law, 1998-1999
  • Undergraduate Attorney General, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1995-1996
  • Order of the Golden Fleece, 1995

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Office Information

Address

405 Middle StreetP.O. Box 1548 New Bern, NC 28563

Fax

  • 252-633-1950

Publication

Articles

  • North Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual, (Co-Editor), North Carolina Bar Association, 2007
  • Co-Editor of NABTalk (Journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees), 2012-2013
  • Co-Authored a NABTalk article on the avoidance of faulty deeds of trust in bankruptcy cases, June 2012

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