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Wendell Sherk


Current Position

Wendell Sherk, Attorney at Law
9666 Olive Blvd., Ste 365
St. Louis, MO 63132

Tel: 314-781-3400
Fax: 314-786-1490

Class: XXXI (2020)Circuit: Eighth


Washington University, BA (1986)
Washington University School of Law, J.D. (1989)

Professional Career

Solo Practice (2014-)
Partner, Sherk & Swope, LLC (2001-2014)
Managing Attorney, Bankruptcy, Eric Taylor & Associates, P.C. (1992-2001)


The Missouri Bar (1989-)
American Bankruptcy Institute
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
The ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy, Commissioner (2017-2019)


"Chapter 20 Practice under the Bankruptcy Code" Journal of The Missouri Bar 1991 Author
"Putting the Fear of God Into Bankruptcy Creditors: A Reply" ABI Law Review 1999 Author
"Co-Owned Property in Bankruptcy" St. Louis Bar Journal 2002 Co-Author
"Setoff and Recoupment in Consumer Bankruptcy" Missouri Business Law Quarterly 1999 Co-Author
"Sec. 362(h) Deprives a Trustee of Property of the Estate" ABI Journal 2011 Author
"Barry Schermer: His Consumer Bankruptcy Greatest Hits" Washington Univ. Journal of Law & Policy 2017 Co-Author


Bankruptcy Practice Memorial Fund of Eastern Missouri, Judge Robert Brauer Innovations in Bankruptcy Law Award (2005)
The Missouri Bar, Commercial Law Committee, Michael Roser Excellence in Bankrutpcy Award (2014)
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Distinguished Service Award (2018)