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Hon. Douglas O. Tice, Jr.

United States Bankruptcy Judge (Retired)

Richmond, VA

Class: XV (2004)Circuit: Fourth


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S. (1955); J.D. (1957)

Professional Career

Judge (1987-); Chief Judge (1999-13), U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Partner, Hubard Tice Marchant & Samuels (1975-87)
Corporate Counsel, Carlton Industries Inc. (1970-75)
Trial Attorney, Internal Revenue Service, Office of Regional Counsel (1961-70)
Associate, Baucom & Adams (1959-61)
Executive Secretary, North Carolina Judicial Council (1958-59)


Virginia State Bar (1970)
Virginia Bar Association (1976)
Richmond Bar Association (1976)
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (1987)
American Bankruptcy Institute (1987)
Supreme Court Historical Society (2000)
Commercial Law League (2002)
Lewis F. Powell Jr. American Inn of Court (2003)
State-Federal Judicial Council of Virginia (1999-07)
American College of Bankruptcy (2004-)
Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Federal Bar Association (2009)


Collier on Bankruptcy 2010- Contributing Author
"Annual Survey 2012, Bankruptcy Law," Univ. of Richmond Law Review Vol. 47 No. 1 p. 51 Co-author
"Annual Survey 2009, Bankruptcy Law," Univ. of Richmond Law Review Vol. 44 No. 1 p. 201 Co-author
"Basic Litigation Pointers and Courtroom Etiquette for Bankruptcy Lawyers" Bankruptcy Litigation, American Bar Association (Summer, 2008); Bankruptcy Law News, Va. State Bar Fall, 2008
"Supreme Court Puts Quietus on Transfer Tax Exemption for Property Sales Prior to Confirmation," American Bankruptcy Institute, Asset Sales Committee ABI Committee News, Vol. 5, No. 6 Sep 2008
"Published Opinions, Revisited," Am. Bank. Inst. J. Feb 2008
"Reflections on Opinion Writing and Publishing," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal Mar/Apr 2007
"Judging Under BAPCPA," Bankruptcy Law News, Va. State Bar Summer, 2006
Bankruptcy Handbook for Virginia Practitioners Virginia Continuing Legal Education 2004 Contributing Author
Monument & Boulevard, Richmond's Grand Avenues 1996 Co-author