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Dan R. Nelson

Transition Partner

Dan's practice includes bankruptcy, creditors' rights, business and commercial litigation, banking and financial institutions.

Dan has represented secured and unsecured creditors and trustee's under Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. His experience includes civil litigation to enforce promissory notes, security agreements, deeds of trust and personal guaranties, collection of loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration, actions for repossession of personal property collateral, real estate foreclosures, loan workouts, restructuring and forbearance arrangements. Dan is a former Chapter 7 and Chapter 12 bankruptcy trustee.

Community Involvement
  • Good Samaritan Boys Ranch, Board of Directors
  • Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, Governing Board
  • University of Missouri Alumni Association Greater Ozarks Chapter, Board of Directors

  •  Super Lawyers®,  2008-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Springfield, Mo. "Lawyer of the Year" for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2013, 2015, 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024
  • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers®, 2008-2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Bankruptcy2005-2024
  • Best Attorneys Network Directory, 2005
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, "AV" Rating