News & Awards

HSQ Expands Staff

Harlan, Slocum and Quillen (HSQ), a debt relief law firm located in Columbia, Tenn., is proud to announce recent additions and changes to the staff. HSQ welcomed new employees Tracie Gillis and Katie Riley in July 2017. Both will serve as case managers for the firm. Maria Williams was also hired in July. She will

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Quillen and Slocum Attend Bankruptcy Intensive Bootcamp

HSQ attorney’s Megan Quillen and Keith Slocum attended Bankruptcy Bootcamp at Nashville School of Law in July 2017. The intensive bankruptcy sessions were lead by Chapter 13 Trustee Hank Hildebrand, a leading bankruptcy expert in middle Tennessee. Six classes were held over six weeks and covered advanced strategies in managing bankruptcy cases. “Our firm, Harlan

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Keith Slocum Honored with NACBA Appellant Award

Certified Bankruptcy Specialist Keith Slocum was honored with the Appellant Award at the NACBA 2017 National Convention in Orlando, Florida on May 4, 2017. Slocum was recognized for his efforts in overturning a bankruptcy court judge’s decision against his client that he appealed in district court. The case has been continued back to the bankruptcy

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HSQ Attorney Keith Slocum Attends NACBA 2017 Annual Convention

HSQ attorney Keith Slocum attended the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney’s (NACBA) Annual Convention held May 3-5, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Slocum also attended a pre-conference intensive workshop on student loan debt. The daylong session dealt with the different types of student loans, student loan programs and their respective implications in bankruptcy. “The financial

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HSQ Attorney Keith Slocum Publishes Book

HSQ attorney Keith Slocum published Finding Peace in Bankruptcy, a bankruptcy guide and overview, in September 2016. Finding Peace in Bankruptcy is intended for those who are considering filing bankruptcy and are struggling with the fear of what filing bankruptcy means for their family. “I see so many clients who’ve lived for months, sometimes years,

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Keith Slocum Attends Max Gardner Boot Camps in 2014

Harlan, Slocum & Quillen attorney, Keith Slocum, attended Max Gardner Boot Camps in March and October 2014. Max is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in America in the area of Predatory Mortgage Servicing and the standing of Mortgage Servicers in consumer bankruptcy cases. His boot camps are on the leading-edge of mortgage litigation

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Attorney Keith Slocum Attends NACBA Fall Workshop

Harlan, Slocum & Quillen attorney, Keith Slocum, attended the 2012 National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) Fall Workshop held November 1 – 3, 2012. Designed specifically for NACBA members, the conference offered an opportunity to network with colleagues, research and discuss case law developments and share tips and strategies that benefit HPS clients. “We

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Slocum Attends September Trustee’s Roundtable

Each month the bankruptcy trustees hold a roundtable, brining together bankruptcy professionals from all over Middle Tennessee to discuss current trends and best practices. In September, the roundtable discussion focused on the surcharge of monthly mortgage payments. Traditionally, the trustee’s office has assumed the cost of each client’s monthly mortgage payment fees. Going forward, in

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Slocum Attends Nashville Bar Association Educational Meeting

On September 11, 2012 Harlan, Slocum & Quillen attorney, Keith Slocum, attended the Nashville Bar Association’s educational meeting, Stern V. Marshall – Who is it Good For? The meeting delved into the implications of the year-old Supreme Court decision that grew from celebrity Anna Nicole Smith’s battle with her late husband’s probate estate. “This was

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Harlan, Slocum & Quillen has achieved an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the AV® Preeminent™ rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can depend on this important, trusted rating. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of

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