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Barry M. Barash
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  • Attorney

Location:

Galesburg, IL

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309-341-1945

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Barry M. Barash works from the firm's Galesburg office. Barry was Assistant Attorney General of the State of Illinois from 1963-64. He is board certified in consumer and business bankruptcy and is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. He is also a licensed pilot with over 30 years of experience and commercial, multi-engine and instrument ratings. He concentrates in Chapter 11 & 12 bankruptcies, with special focus on agricultural issues.

Areas Of Practice

  • Bankruptcy & Reorganization
  • Corporate & Business
  • Real Estate
  • Agribusiness
  • Estate Planning & Administration

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Specialist, Consumer and Business Bankruptcy, American Bankruptcy Institute

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1963
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1964
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1998
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1996

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1962
  • Cornell University
    • A.B. - 1960

Representative Cases

  • Gearing v. Check Brokerage Corp., 233 F.3d 469, WL 1731382, 2000, 7th Cir., 2000616526
  • Barber v. Golden Seed Co., Inc., 129 F.3d 382, 1997, 7th Cir., 1997222277
  • J. Catton Farms, Inc. v. First National Bank of Chicago, 779 F.2d 1242, 1985, 7th Cir., 1985161834
  • Barash v. Public Finance Corp., 658 F.2d 504, 1981, 7th Cir., 1981137017
  • Matter of Covey, 650 F.2d 877, 1981, 7th Cir., 1991124322
  • GMAC Mortg. Corp. v. Larson, 232 Ill App 3d 697, 597 NE 2d 1245, 1992, 3d Dist., 1992145486
  • Galesburg Eby-Brown Co. v. Department of Revenue, 147 Ill App 3d 137, 497 NE 2d 874, 1986, 3d Dist., 1986145734
  • First Galesburg National Bank & Trust Co. v. Joannides, 103 Ill 2d 294, 469 NE 2d 180, 1984, 3d Dist., 1984145696

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Member
  • Leading Lawyers Member

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Knox County Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Past Employment Positions

  • State of Illinois, Assistant Attorney General, 1963 to 1964

Pro Bono Activities

  • Eagle Scout, Member