David Prelle Eron, Managing Partner

David Eron

316.262.5500

Fax 316.262.5559
Cell 316.207.6152

David Eron is the founder and managing partner of Eron Law. His practice concentrates on complex bankruptcy matters, including business filings, bankruptcy litigation, and complicated consumer filings. David regularly appears in all three bankruptcy divisions in Kansas—Wichita, Topeka, and Kansas City. He regularly takes cases to trial in front of the bankruptcy courts in Kansas. In addition to his bankruptcy practice, David has significant experience in civil litigation, contracts, lending and security instruments, business formations, acquisitions, and dissolutions, and commercial and real estate sales. David has seven children and presently resides in Wichita. He enjoys spending time with his family and riding motorcycles at the track.

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American Board of Certification

–Board Certified – Business Bankruptcy Law – American Board of Certification

Education

University of Iowa, College of Law, J.D. 2002 (with distinction)
Iowa State University, B.A. 1998, Political Science major and French minor

Experience

Eron Law, Managing Partner, 2009-present
United States Trustees, Trial Attorney, 2006-2009
Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Associate Attorney, 2002-2006
Foley & Lardner, Summer Associate, 2001

Bar Admissions

State of California, 2002 (currently inactive)
State of Kansas, 2008
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003
Federal District Court, Eastern District of California, 2003
Federal District Court, Central District of California, 2003
Federal District Court, Southern District of California, 2003
Federal District Court, Northern District of California, 2003
Federal District Court, District of Kansas, 2006

Recognition

Martindale Hubbel©: AV® Preeminent™ Rated (Judge/Attorney Reviews); Preeminent™ Rating (Client Reviews)

Avvo®: 10 out of 10 Attorney Rating; 5-Star Client Review

Super Lawyers®: Selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas List, 2013 and Rising Stars® 2012 (a Thomson Reuters business)

Kansas Bar Association: Recipient of the Pro Bono Certificate, 2013

Reported Appellate Cases

In re Close, 384 B.R. 856 (D. Kan. 2008)
In re Thomas, 382 B.R. 793 (D. Kan. 2008)

Publications

“Responding to a Complaint,” California Continuing Education of the Bar Action Guide, May 2004 (Co-authored)
“Social Security Benefits Must Be Included in a Debtor’s Ability to Repay under BAPCPA,” ABI Journal, September 2011
“401(k) Account Funds Should Be Considered Income at Time of Deposit,” ABI Journal, March 2012
“Income Means Income– Except When It Doesn’t,” ABI Journal, October 2012

CLE Presentations

“Ensuring Ethical Conduct” and “Bankruptcy Forms and Filing Process,” NBI Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy Law Seminar, 2012
“Ethical Issues in the Preparation of Schedules,” Wichita Bar Association (“WBA”) Annual Seminar, 2010
“Discharge Issues and Criminal Prosecutions”

  • Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association (“KCBBA”) Member Meeting, 2009
  • Topeka Area Bankruptcy Counsel (“TABC”) Member Meeting, 2008

“A Step by Step Guide to Completing the Means Test”

  • KCBBA Member Meeting, 2008
  • Topeka Brown Bag Lunch, 2008

“Bankruptcy Litigation Skills,” TABC Member Meeting, 2008
“Section 707(b) Case Law Update,” Kansas Bar Association (“KBA”) Annual Bankruptcy Seminar, 2008
“Abuse Motions and Criminal Prosecutions,” WBA Annual Seminar, 2008
“Means Test Case Law Update,” TABC Member Meeting, 2007
“Means Test Presentation”

  • KCBBA Member Meeting, 2007
  • WBA Bankruptcy Committee Meeting, 2006
  • TABC Member Meeting, 2006

“Means Test Interpretation: Views from the UST and the Debtor’s Bar,” KBA Annual Bankruptcy Seminar, 2007
“Electronic Evidence and Discovery,” Kern County Bar Association, 2003

Professional Involvement

Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court, Barrister, 2013-present
District of Kansas Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Committee, 2010-2013
American Bankruptcy Institute Member, since 2003
– Editorial Board, 2012-present
Wichita Bar Association, Since 2006
– Program Chair, 2013 WBA Bankruptcy Seminar
Central California Bankruptcy Association, 2006-2006
Kern County Bar Association, 2002-2006
– Young Lawyers Section Chair-Elect, 2005-2006

Community Involvement

Welcome Committee Chair, St. Thomas Aquinas, 2011-2013
Greeters Committee Co-Chair, St. Thomas Aquinas, 2011-2013
Boy Scouts Committee Chair, Troop 520, 2011-2012
Cub Scouts Committee Chair, Pack 520, 2009-2011
Wichita Crime Commission, 2009-2010
Cub Scouts Den Leader, Pack 520, 2006-2009
3rd Degree Member, Knights of Columbus, 2005-present