James Timko Elected to the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association’s Board of Directors


James Timko Elected to the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association’s Board of Directors

James A. Timko, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association (CFBLA). He will serve a three-year term from 2021 to 2023.

An active member of the local bankruptcy community, James will help to further the CFBLA’s mission by sharing his professional insights and assisting with the planning of future membership activities, including CLE webinars, luncheons, seminars and socials.

The Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association is a non-profit organization that supports the collegial and professional practice of bankruptcy law in the Orlando Division of the Middle District of Florida. This is done through continuing education and service to the bench, bar and community. The organization serves all bankruptcy practitioners in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Brevard counties.

About James A. Timko

James A. Timko is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen, where he is a member of the Creditors' Rights/Bankruptcy Practice Group and a business litigator. James has received Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating as an attorney whose practice involves distressed assets, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He's also a certified circuit civil mediator. James represents creditors, debtors, secured, lenders, mortgage companies, landlords, franchisors, bankruptcy trustees and other business enterprises in chapter 7 and chapter 11 bankruptcy cases and in assignment for the benefit of creditors’ cases. James also has significant experience resolving general commercial disputes, including copyright disputes. He's also represented institutional lenders in connection with asset based lending transactions and real estate transactions. A national speaker and author on creditors' rights and bankruptcy law, James is the former president of the Florida chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, the premier international professional organization dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management.


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