Mr. Tarbox practices primarily in business and consumer bankruptcy law. Mr. Tarbox served as a Chapter 7 Panel Trustee for the Northern District of Texas for over 20 years.
His experience includes not only more than 20 years as an attorney, but also serving as an international trade executive for a manufacturing firm and president of a sporting goods manufacturing firm for several years. As a former business executive, he understands the financial statements, cash flow projections, and credit aspects that are often paramount to a successful business reorganization.
After graduating from undergraduate school, Mr Tarbox served for three years in the United States Navy, including a brief tour of duty in Vietnam. Following naval service, he received a law degree and an M.B.A. in finance.
M.B.A. – Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management (Aug. 1977) Masters of Business Administration of International Management, Distinguished Graduate
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. – Texas Tech University School of Law Lubbock, Texas (May 1976) Doctor of Jurisprudence
The University of Texas
B.B.A. – The University of Texas, Austin, Texas (May 1970) Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance Major
Honors and Positions
Designated as one of the Texas Super Lawyers (2011-2012, and 2014-2017)
Peer Review Rated as AV Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell (2009)
Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization: Business Bankruptcy and Consumer Bankruptcy
Certified by the American Bankruptcy Board of Certification: Business Bankruptcy and Consumer Bankruptcy
Recognized as “Best Bankruptcy Lawyer” for the years 2010 and 2012-2017 by KCBD News Channel 11: “Best of the West” Awards
Chairperson: 10th Annual Farm, Ranch and Agri-Business Bankruptcy Institute (1994), and 24th Annual Farm, Ranch and Agri-Business Bankruptcy Institute (2008)