PLAN ADMINISTRATOR / LIQUIDATING TRUSTEE

  • In re: Mount Diablo Young Men's Christian Association

    Action No. 10-44367-EDJ-11
    Appointment:  Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellan
    2010:  Chapter 11 Plan for the Mt. Diablo YMCA Liquidating Trust and Susan L. Uecker, as Liquidating Trustee.  The Trustee worked with a commercial broker on the sale of the 12.4 acres of vacant land located in Alamo, California.  The initial bid of $1,000.000 was subject to twelve (12) overbids by four (4) bidders which resulted in a final sale price of $1,650,000.


  • In re: Restaurant Concepts, LLC

    Action No. 08-44907EDJ
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Edward D. Jellen
    2009: Disbursing Agent with Plan Fund payments received twice each year for a period of five years with distribution to priority tax claims and general unsecured creditors.


  • West Contra Costa Health Care District

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    Richmond, California
    Consultant to Chapter 9 Management Team. Assisted in preparation of Statement of Financial Affairs and Summary of Schedules. Created claims listing for future claims analysis.


  • In re: LTD Ceramics, Inc. and LCL International, Inc.

    Action No. 08-45864 and 08-45877
    Appointment: Claims Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Randall Newsome
    2008: Consultant and Claims Administrator to Chapter 11 debtor. Assist debtor in
    preparation of Statement of Financial Affairs and Summary of Schedules.
    2009: Appointed Disbursing Agent of the estate to resolve and pay Administrative Claims and Priority Claims.


  • In re: West Contra Costa Healthcare District

    Action No. 06-41174-T
    Appointment: Trustee and Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie J. Tchaikovsky
    2008: Chapter 9 Plan of Liquidation with the Doctor's Medical Center Liquidating Trust and Uecker & Associates as the Trustee. Claims review and analysis with the majority of payments issued within four months of Plan confirmation. Extensive union employee wage and pension issues. Special counsel engaged in prior operator litigation.


  • In re: William and Lisa Hawkins

    Action No. 06-308415
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent and Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2007: Appointed Disbursing Agent of estate with significant amounts due to the IRS. The estate was closed and per the Liquidating Plan of Reorganization specific assets were transferred to the Hawkins Trust including litigation settlement funds close to $1 million. The Liquidating Trustee is monitoring the remaining assets with distributions to the IRS.


  • In re: Palomar Mountain Spring Water, Inc.

    Action No. 03-07604
    Appointment: Estate Representative
    Southern District of California - Judge Louise DeCarl Adler
    2006: Chapter 11 Plan of Liquidation. Estate Representative engaged special contingency counsel on anti-trust litigation, reviewed and reconciled administrative expense payment amounts issued and due, completed claims review with objections filed as to secured, priority wage and other actions and completed preference actions and enforcement of estates rights in litigation. Tax returns were not filed pre-Plan (2003-2006) and the Plan Administrator gathered information and completed the tax filings.


  • In re: IKnowMed, Inc.

    Action No. 04-43279 and 04-43281
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie J. Tchaikovsky
    2005: Liquidating Plan of Reorganization. Accounts receivable negotiations and collection, completion of pending litigation, priority claim review, a 34.26% payment to Class 3 secured claims on pro-rata basis, and preference review with negotiated settlements.


  • In re: OP Contract, Inc. and BB&T, Inc.

    Action No. 02-32725TC and 02-32726TC
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2004: Liquidating Plan of Reorganization. Extensive accounting work to convert monthly operating reports into financial statements for tax preparation pre and post Plan. Worked with counsel on large and complicated secured and unsecured claim issues as well as preparing support documentation for preference action default motions and pending litigation resolution.


  • In re: San Jose Medical Management, Inc. and San Jose Medical Group, Inc.

    Action No. 02-55527 and 02-55528 JRG
    Appointment: Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge James R. Grube
    2004: Liquidating Plan of Reorganization. Completed claims review for approximately 1,400 claims totaling $40 million. An initial claim dispute letter was sent to claimants due to discrepancies in billed vs. contracted amounts due. Responses were received and many claim objections were resolved informally. The other claim objections were filed, negotiated, and settled. The claims were reduced by $15 million. The Trustee worked with a Trust Committee and monitored the debtor's payments to the Trust and financial reporting under the Plan. The Trustee coordinated claim reductions with preference settlements when possible.


  • In re: Standard Media International

    Action No. 01-32214-TC
    Appointment: Liquidating Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2004: Liquidating Plan of Reorganization. Complete claims analysis work on 200+ claims, supervision of preference and accounts receivable collection actions and tax compliance work with parent company.


  • In re: Michael Muldoon Elder dba Vorpal Gallery

    Action No. 02-30677
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2004: Susan L. Uecker, Plan Administrator for the Vorpal estate. Sale of Hamaguchi block print artwork in excess of $1.7 million


  • In re: Clarent Corporation

    Action No. 02-33504 TC
    Appointment: Chapter 11 Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    2003: Chapter 11 Trustee for Clarent Corporation a company in the business of developing software that enables users to receive voice, fax and data over the internet and other internet protocol ("IP") networks. The Trustee reduced claims from approximately $ 43.5 million to $ 19.5 million.
    2004: Uecker & Associates, Inc. as Liquidating Trustee for the Clarent Liquidating Trust
    settled malpractice litigation for $1,250,000, filed an action for return of $1 million retainer to the estate, and settled directors and officers litigation for $14 million plus. The first distribution to unsecured creditors was 91% of allowed claims. The second distribution paid the unsecured creditors in full with interest pending.


  • In re: VM Labs, Inc.

    Action No. 01-55899-MSJ
    Appointment: Distribution Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Marilyn Morgan
    2003: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Jovial Test Equipment, Inc.

    Action No. 01-46746-J-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward D. Jellen
    2003: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.
    Extensive research regarding substantiation of claims.


  • In re: Omni Spectrum Communications, Inc.

    Action No. 01-51438-WSJ
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    2002: Disbursing Agent until completion of creditor distributions.


  • In re: Jovial Test Equipment, Inc.

    Action No. 01-46746J11
    Appointment: Escrow Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellen
    2002: Escrow Agent for sale of assets and transfer of funds.


  • In re: Theodore Connolly/Connolly Development, Inc.

    Action No. 95-1-1748 and 95-1-1749
    Appointment: Liquidation Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    2002: Liquidating Agent for the sale of miscellaneous assets including real estate in Siskiyou County.
    Distributions to creditors.


  • In re: Excite @ Home

    Action No. 01-32495-TC
    Appointment: Lessor Distribution Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas E. Carlson
    Settlement Judge Randall Newsome
    2002: Uecker & Associates, Inc. was selected by a group of twenty-five equipment lessors to represent the group in dealing with the debtor and the retrieval agent, CompuCom. Disbursement of settlement funds of approximately $100 million, completed extensive claims analysis, prepared a true-up of costs between lessors and generally coordinated all equipment lessor activities.


  • In re: Gazoontite

    Action No. 00-32405DM
    Appointment: Distribution Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    2001: Following confirmation of the Plan, Uecker & Associates, Inc. was appointed Distribution Agent for the Gazoontite estate. The debtor provided a single source of providing quality products and information devoted to providing better breathing for people suffering from allergies and asthma. The debtor had a website and retail location(s) that were sold. Upon appointment the Distribution Agent found no tax returns completed for 2000 and worked to reconstruct the records to prepare returns for 2000 and 2001. The Plan estimated a 25% distribution to creditors while approximately 30% was disbursed on unsecured claims.


  • In re: Affinicorp USA

    Action No. 99-49692-T-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    2000: Disbursement of payments to general unsecured creditors under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Winterland Concessions Company

    Action No. 97-33693-DM-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    2000: Disbursing Agent for Winterland, the preeminent U.S. producer of licensed and private label apparel and related merchandise.


  • In re: Creative Communications

    Action No. 96-30178 DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    2000: Successor Disbursing Agent for final reconciliation and disbursement of funds to creditors. Termination of pension plan, final accounting and tax returns.


  • In re: Mobile Information Systems Finance Company, Inc.

    Action No. 000-53734 ASW
    Appointment: Estate Representative
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    2000: Investigation and report filed with the Court re: Debtor's Operations, Financial Performance and Sale Prospects.


  • In re: Stor Media, Inc.

    Action No. 98-58275-ASW
    Appointment: Estate Representative
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    2000: Completion of the Plan of Reorganization. Settlement negotiations with administrative claimants. Supervision of preference actions and pending litigation.


  • In re: Allen's Auto Body

    Action No. 96-33866-DM-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1999: Disbursing Agent for an auto body business. Monthly payments on administrative expense(s) and disbursements to general unsecured creditors.


  • In re: Interactive Network, Inc.

    Action No. 98-34055-DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1999: Disbursing Agent for a business that designed, developed and marketed subscription based interactive television entertainment systems. The business was based on a portfolio of intellectual property.


  • In re: Stor Media, Inc.

    Action No. 98-58275-ASW
    Appointment: Claim Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    1999: Claims review and analysis for magnetic rigid disk manufacturing company. The Company had ten factories in the US, Singapore and Malaysia with over 2,500 employees. Distributions to 370creditors totaling approximately $2.4 million.


  • In re: Tilia, Inc.

    Action No. 94-33075-TC
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1999: Successor Disbursing Agent to complete quarterly distributions to creditors.


  • In re: American Basketball League, Inc.

    Action No. 98-6-0354-MM
    Appointment: Liquidation Officer
    Northern District of California - Judge Marilyn Morgan
    1999: Consolidation and liquidation of assets of the women's basketball team known as the American Basketball League with the following teams and locations:
    San Jose - Lasers Palo Alto - League Office
    Seattle - Reign Philadelphia - Rage
    Portland - Power New England - Blizzard
    Colorado - Xplosion Nashville - Noise
    Chicago - Condors Columbus - Quest
    Assets include team merchandise, furniture fixtures and equipment, game video's and preference actions.


  • In re: Los Medanos Health Care Corporation

    Action No. 94-4-2864-J and 96-4-1356-J
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellen
    1998: Liquidation of hospital equipment valued in excess of $1 million and sale of vacant parcels adjacent to hospital valued in excess of $1.2 million. Vacant parcels required rezoning subject to a General Plan revision. Completion of first disbursement of approximately $3.9 million to over 1,400 creditors including extensive amount of wage claimants and vendors.


  • In re: Belmont Gardens Associates, L.P.

    Action No. 97-33270-DM
    Appointment: Liquidating Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1998: Marketing and bulk sale of 19 condominium units for $3,850,000. Completion of Department of Real Estate requirements to obtain White Report, including budgeting and construction reports. Disbursement to creditors pursuant to an Order of the Court.


  • In re: Intelectron Incorporated

    Action No. 98-43509-N-11
    Appointment: Responsible Person
    Northern District of California - Judge Randall Newsome
    1998: Liquidation of wholesaler of lighting devices and other indoor/outdoor decorative lighting fixtures. Extensive accounting work to complete tax returns.


  • In re: StreamLogic Corporation

    Action No. 97-32984 DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1998: Management and sale of 80,000 sq. ft. industrial property located in Chatsworth, California for $2.8 million. StreamLogic developed and manufactured information storage products and systems; designed, manufactured, and sold disk drives; and publicly traded stock. Extensive claims work relating to defective merchandise and warranty claims for disk drives. Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: California Orchards, Inc.

    Action No. 97-3-0096 DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1998: Review and analysis of general unsecured claims. One first and final disbursement pursuant to the Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization to 275 general unsecured creditors.


  • EndUp Corporation fka Imaginarium, Inc.

    Action No. 96-45071 T
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    1998: Extensive review and analysis of personal property tax claims for a retail business. Winding down business operations and closing of main office. First distribution totaled $1.2 million with the second and final distribution of $3,630,513. Work on combining financial data received from the debtor and disbursing agent to allow for the coordination of annual tax return preparation.


  • In re: Regenerative Health Systems, Inc.

    Action No. 97-46633-N-11
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Randall Newsome
    1998: Disbursement of payments to general unsecured creditors and taxing authorities on a quarterly basis for a convalescent hospital and accounting under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Basic Living Products, Inc. (Whole Earth Access)

    Action No. 96-43353 J
    Appointment: Creditors-Trustee
    Northern District of California - Judge Edward Jellen
    1997: Analysis of claims and research to determine potential preference actions. Review and analysis of numerous factoring and reclamation claims. Ongoing interaction with Creditors' Committee and counsel. Collection of note payments and disbursements to creditors under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. First and final distribution of $375,000 to convenience class with 524 checks issued.  Two distributions to general unsecured creditors. Coordination of tax return analysis and preparation for the creditors' trust.


  • In re: Richard D. Klinger and Peggy J. Klinger, Debtors

    Action No. 94-43198 T
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    1995: Liquidation of estate; oversight of long-term toxic remediation work at estate property requiring interaction with California Regional Water Quality Board; and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Phase II, Inc.

    Action No. 94-3-2388-TC
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1995: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Amerian Bros., Inc.

    Action No. 95-54103 MM
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District of California - Judge Marilyn Morgan
    1995: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Marin Advisors Investors VI d/b/a The Woodlands

    Action No. 94-12270
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    1995: Disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting.


  • In re: XNO Corporation, fdba NetExpress, Inc.

    Action No. 94-33316-DM
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District of California - Judge Dennis Montali
    1995: Extensive analysis of claims and disbursements of payments to creditors under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. Reconstruction of financial records, sale transactions and income data for tax reporting. The convenience class disbursement totaled $98,000 to 192 claimants. There were two disbursements to general unsecured creditors totaling $2.3 million that represented a $.50 on the dollar dividend.


  • In re: Kellar

    Action No. 92-50698-JRG
    Appointment: Liquidating Agent
    Northern District - Judge James Grube
    1994: Liquidation of apartment complexes located in San Jose and Los Gatos, California.


  • In re: E.G. Craig

    Action No. 92-4-5387-T
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky
    1994: Note collection, disbursement of payments to creditors, and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: H. David Choo

    Action No. 93-4-0277-N
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Randall J. Newsome
    1994: Collection and disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Fan Asylum

    Action No. 93-3-0215-LK
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Dennis Montali
    1994: Collection and disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: City Electric Supply of California, Inc. et al.

    Action No. 92-1-1437
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Alan Jaroslovsky
    1993: Collection and disbursement of payments to creditors and accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. First distribution totaled $1.2 million and over 550 disbursements.


  • In re: Taldan Investment Company, Inc.

    Action No. 92-32514-LK
    Appointment: Liquidation Agent
    Northern District - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1993: Liquidation of 60 condominium units located in Oakland sold for approximately $100,000 a unit, 4 luxury condominium units in San Francisco sold for $725,000 - $1.9 million, one mini-storage facility with 964 units located in San Mateo and sold for $5,825,000,  vacant land (15.6 acres) located in Tiburon for $2.2 million, vacant land at Ocean Beach in San Francisco for $3 million and one medical building in San Mateo which sold for $1.8 million.  Operation of mini-storage facility and management of medical building. Completion of Chapter 22 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Gensto, Inc. dba Headlines

    Action No. 92-3-0221 LK
    Appointment: Disbursing Agent
    Northern District - Judge Arthur S. Weissbrodt
    1992: Payment of claims and review of accounting under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Robert C. and Helga Johnson

    Action No. 3-87-03262
    Appointment: Plan Administrator
    Northern District - Judge Lloyd King
    1990: Liquidation of real property and securities under Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization.


  • In re: Advalloy, Inc.

    Action No. 3-90-003399
    Appointment: Trustee
    Northern District - Judge Thomas Carlson
    1990: One office/light warehouse building (15,000 square feet) housing a precision-stamped leadframe manufacturing business located in Palo Alto, California. Toxic remediation issues.