Wendell J. Sherk is a solo attorney with SherkLaw in St. Louis and represents consumers, businesses, debtors and creditors. He has also represented bankruptcy trustees. He is the Missouri co-chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, as well as a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Missouri Bar Association, and he contributes to the bankruptcylawnetwork.com blog. In addition, he has chaired the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis's Bankruptcy Committee. A regular speaker and author on bankruptcy topics, Mr. Sherk has appeared in local TV and print news. He received the 2014 Michael Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award and the 2005 Judge Robert Brauer Innovations in Bankruptcy Law Award. Mr. Sherk graduated from Washington University in 1986 and Washington University School of Law in 1989.