Twenty-five years ago, the Fifth Circuit appointed a
former Lutheran minister who had been licensed a scant seven years to the
bankruptcy bench in San Antonio. With the retirement of Judge Leif M. Clark on
October 20, 2012, another long-serving Western District judge has moved on to a
new stage of...
Part Two of this post will focus on the consumer
decisions of Judge Leif Clark. As a bankruptcy judge, Leif Clark dealt with the
full parade of humanity. His opinions reveal a deep understanding of the human
face of financial loss as well as the intricacies of the law.
Like many judges...