Mr. Payne is the managing partner of Payne & Associates. His practice
is focused on consumer protection and bankruptcy and his experience includes
representation in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, mortgage loan
modification assistance, debt negotiation, and protecting consumers against
unfair debt collection practices.
Mr. Payne received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University,
receiving a B.A. of History. During his time as an undergraduate, Mr.
Payne lived in Sonora, Mexico, for two years where he became fluent in Spanish.
Mr. Payne received his Juris Doctor from Temple University Beasley School
of Law where he was named to the Dean’s Honor List and through his
dedication in providing legal services to the indigent was honored as
a Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society Fellow. Mr. Payne graduated
with well rounded experience in both adversarial and transactional law.
He graduated with a certification in transactional law practice and began
his courtroom experience through working for the Philadelphia District
Attorney’s Office and through his clerkship with the Honorable Joseph
Mr. Payne lives in the Houston area with his wife and four kids. In addition
to the law he enjoys photography, video, and graphic design, playing basketball
and golf and above all spending time with his beautiful wife and children.
- Brigham Young University, B.A. of History
- Temple University, J.D.
- Texas State Courts
- United States Federal and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Eastern,
Southern, and Western Districts of Texas