Lorax Bankruptcy Reference



Lorax Corporation


Walter Earl Sommerman




Lorax, Chapter 11, Trustee


Trustee: Shawn K. Brown


Trustee’s Attorney’s Firm: Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP


Trustee’s Attorneys: Peter A. Franklin III, William J. Doby, Scott C. Tankersley





Lorax Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee

Chairman: Art Leerskov

Members: Jim Cushman, DeWayne Varnadore, Keith Langenbeck, Rudy Sauseda

Bylaws, Creditors’ Committee Manual,

Minutes of 05-02-03 First (Telephone) Meeting

Committee’s Attorney’s Firm: McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C.

Committee’s Attorney: Marc W. Taubenfeld




United States Trustee (Case 02-48396-DML-11)

Trustee: William Sterrett Parkinson

Trustee (Trial Attorney): Erin M. Schmidt




Henderson County Property Corporation


Attorneys’ Firm: Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C.


Attorneys: D. Wade Carvell, J. Maxwell Tucker




Greenwall Liquidating Trust


Trustee: Phillip Shepherd


Trustee’s Attorneys’ Firm: Diamond McCarthy Taylor Findley Bryant and Lee LLP


Trustee’s Attorneys: Arley D. Finley III, Michael S. Truesdale, Douglas Stum & Jonathan Covin




US Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Texas, Ft. Worth Division


Judge: D. Michael Lynn

Court Calendar

Docket: March 28, 2003

Docket: May 20, 2003


Hearing Notes: 03-28-03

Hearing Notes: 05-20-03




US Bankruptcy Court – Western District of Texas, Austin Division


Judge: Frank R. Monroe


Court Calendar


Hearing Notes: 05-07-03



353rd District Court – Travis County


Judge:



392nd District Court – Henderson County


Judge: Carter W. Tarrance



J. Baxter Brinkmann International Corporation


J. Baxter Brinkmann



J. Baxter Brinkmann Investment Corporation


J. Baxter Brinkmann



J. Baxter Brinkmann Oil and Gas Corporation


J. Baxter Brinkmann




Brinkmann Properties Corporation


J. Baxter Brinkmann



Resolute Corporation


J. Baxter Brinkmann



Dallas Manufacturing Company, Inc.


J. Baxter Brinkmann


Neil Nivert




ATCO Products, Inc.


Barry Clement

http://www.atcoproductsinc.com/


Jordan Auto Aftermarket, Inc. (CEO: David F. Pearce)

Alma, MI 48801-9703

(989) 463-1151

(989) 463-4949 fax


Alma Products Company (GM: Douglas D. Olander)

DACCO, Inc. (GM: Raymond Jones) (daccoatparts.com)



Enterprise National Bank of Palm Beach




John H. Carney


Representing Creditors: Rick Armendariz, Allen Bendorf, David Black, Jeff Bohan, Cruse & Associates, Robert Danielson, Harry Eklof, Burl Haun, Larry Hobbs, Keith Holz, Art Leerskov, Roderick Snider, Tom Tarsia, Herbert Wallace, Larry Wiggs, Mike Williams, Bruce Wood, Danny Zavelson.


Megan M. Cooley


Representing Creditor: Jim Cushman.



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August 24, 1993

Building Appraisal ($6,200,000)

9.3mB

November 17, 1993

Agreement

(between Texas Attorney General and Greenwall Insulation [i.e., Lorax]).

1.5mB

January 01, 1995

Lease Agreement

(in re 57ac. between Greenwall Liquidating Trust & Lorax Corp).

2.6mB

October 12, 1998

Letter: Sommerman, Kovacic and Cox from Thomas Edwards.

Regarding the “Sole Remaining Obligation” to the TNRCC

55kB

December 15, 1998

Building Appraisal ($9,500,000)

2.7mB

January 27, 1999

Conveyance

(of Improvements on 44ac. from Greenwall Trust to Lorax Corp)

125kB

May 06, 1999

Title Policy Work

556kB

May 31, 2000

Lorax Organizational Chart

105kB

June 07, 2000

Building Appraisal ($10,000,000)

11.6mB

November 15, 2001

Building Appraisal, Summary

279kB

November 15, 2001

Building Appraisal ($10,500,000)

8.8mB

December 10, 2001

Letter: Walt Sommerman from David Davis of TNRCC.

84kB

October 18, 2002

(Cushman v. Sommerman)

Order for Severance of Parties

and Final Judgment.

102kB

to December 30, 2002

Lorax Case File

1.6mB

February 07, 2003

Appointment

of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.

111kB

March 28, 2003

Appraisal Review and Valuation

for Shawn K. Brown, Trustee

1.9mB

Appraisal Review and Valuation (partial, better quality)

for Shawn K. Brown, Trustee

107kB

April 07, 2003

First Amended Appointment

of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.

130kB

April 10, 2003

(original Order)

Application to Employ Counsel

for Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.

450kB

May 05, 2003

Committee’s Response

in Opposition to Motion to Convert to Chapter 7.

373kB

May 05, 2003

Response of Shawn K. Brown,

as Chapter 11 Trustee, To Motion to Convert to Chapter 7.

937kB

May 05, 2003

Letter: Art Leerskov from Marc Taubenfeld

in re Creditors’ Committee Bylaws and Revised Employment Order.

635kB

May 15, 2003

(revised Order)

Order Granting Application to Employ Counsel

for Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.

218kB

May 15, 2003

(includes Proof of Claims list)

Witness and Exhibit List of the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee

for Hearing on Motion to Convert to Chapter 7.

2.6mB

May 15, 2003

Reply in Support of Motion to Convert to Chapter 7.

489kB

May 30, 2003

Letter: Wade Carvell from Marc Taubenfeld

in re Items of Kazmi, Sauseda, and Neo-Bru on property.

80kB

June 27, 2003

Revised Memorandum Opinion and Order----

in re Defendant's Motion to Abstain and Dismiss.

148kB

July 02, 2003

Application for Order Authorizing the Employment of... Real Estate Broker
at Listing Price of $8,000,000.

1.7mB

July 25, 2003

Letter from TECQ to Arthur J. Anderson.

163kB

August 01, 2003

Motion for Summary Judgment.

162kB

August 01, 2003

Brief in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment.

1.8mB

August 01, 2003

Appendix in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment. Vols 1 & 2.

!! 42.5mB !!
10+ min download at DSL speeds

August 04, 2003

Judge Lynn said: This case ages like an old sock; not like a fine wine.
I want to get this thing tried quickly.


August 18, 2003

Order Extending the Time for the Trustee to Assume or Reject Unexpired Leases of Nonresidential Real Propety.

105kB

October 09, 2003

Invoice from Marc Taubenfeld, Creditors' Committee Attorney

1.3mB

November 04, 2003

Offer of Compromise

Settlement Proposal from Lorax Trustee

133kB

November 05, 2003

Rule 3016 Statement

in re Sommerman Personal Bankruptcy, Case No. 02-46249

307kB

December 19, 2003

Second Amended Appointment

of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.

168kB

January 07, 2004

Affidavit & Tort Claim filed by Keith-Allen: Langenbeck

200kB

January 07, 2004

Memorandum from Judge Lynn's Court

198kB

January 14, 2004

Letter from DOJ US Trustee Wm. S. Parkinson to Marc Taubenfeld

678kB

January 28, 2004

Notice of Hearing on Motion to Strike (Winstead, Sechrest & Minick)

in re Langenbeck Affadavit

2.0mB

January 28, 2004

Notice of Hearing on Motion to Strike (Diamond, McCarthy, et al.)

in re Langenbeck Affadavit

3.5mB

March 12, 2004

Court Claims Register

1.3mB

March 16, 2004

Order to Strike Langenbeck Affadavit.

103kB

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April 26, 2004

Letter  to Marc Taubenfeld from Keith Langenbeck

in re Objections and Response to Proposed Settlement Agreement ...

44kB

April 27, 2004


April 28, 2004

Committee's Response and Partial Objection to Joint Motion

for Order Approving Settlement Agreement.

104kB

Witness and Exhibit List of the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee

for Hearing on Joint Motion for Order Approving Settlement Agreement.

72kB

April 30, 2004

Letter  to Keith Langenbeck from Marc Taubenfeld

in re Langenbeck's Instructions to File a Motion for Emergency Hearing.

213kB

April 30, 2004

Third Amended Appointment

of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors.

128kB

May 07, 2004

Letter  to Committee of Unsecured Creditors from Marc Taubenfeld

in re: May 3 hearing and May 6 meeting with Ben Barnett.

113kB

May 11, 2004

Court Claims Register

in Claim Number order.

150kB

May 12, 2004

Letter  to Marc Taubenfeld from Keith Langenbeck

in re: Further Information about the Lorax Property ...

29kB

May 15, 2004

Article  Dallas Morning News

Warehouse Demand May Signal New Boom.

110kB

May 21, 2004

eMail  to the Committee of Unsecured Creditors from Art Leerskov

CredComm: Situation Status.

6kB

May 21, 2004

Supplemental Brief

in Support of Joint Motion for Order Approving Settlement Agreement.

42kB

May 21, 2004

eMail  to the Committee of Unsecured Creditors from Keith Langenbeck

Re: CredComm: Situation Status.

5kB

May 22, 2004

eMail  to Keith Langenbeck from Art Leerskov

OK, Keith, Let's Communicate.

10kB

May 24, 2004

Judge Lynn said: he hopes “Mr. Taubenfeld [Committee counsel] will show that the Creditors' Committee is seeking to execute its fiduciary responsibility rather than seeking to turn over the chess table.

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