Robert Abney & Associates Law Firm Memphis: T. Robert Abney

T. Robert Abney is a founder and partner of Cochran, Uhlmann, Abney, Duck & Wright. His practice areas include bankruptcy law, commercial law and general corporate and business law. Mr. Abney has experience in both business and consumer bankruptcies, representing parties including creditors, committees, debtors, trustees, defendants in avoidance actions, and purchasers of assets. He is also experienced in non-bankruptcy workouts. Mr. Abney is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs, and has lectured on foreclosures, collection of judgements, title insurance, ethics, bankruptcy, and creditors' rights. A member of the Memphis Bar Association, he was formerly on its board of directors, and is the past chairman of its bankruptcy section. Admitted to practice in 1975, he is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, and is former chairman of its Economics of the Practice of Law Committee. He is additionally admitted to practice in the United States District Court for West Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Abney attended Tennessee Technological University on a football scholarship and received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Memphis. He received his juris doctor from the University of Memphis Law School. He served in the United States Army during 1971-72, with a tour of duty in the Far East.

Mr. Abney has done pro bono work through the Memphis Area Legal Services Association, and is an active volunteer in the community.


  • Bankruptcy Law

Business Bankruptcies

Consumer Bankruptcies

  • Commercial Law
  • General Corporate and Business Law
  • Non-Bankruptcy Workouts


  • Consumers
  • Businesses
  • Creditors
  • Debtors
  • Trustees
  • Defendants in Avoidance Actions
  • Purchasers of Assets


  • Tennessee Technological University

Football Scholarship- 1966

  • University of Memphis

Bachelor's Degree

Business Administration- 1970

  • University of Memphis Law School

Juris Doctor- 1975


  • Memphis Bar Association

Former Member of the Board of Directors

Past Chairman of the Bankruptcy Section

  • Tennessee Bar Association

Past Chairman of the Economics of the Practice of Law Committee

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