He has also served as co-chair of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Bankruptcy Committee, as well as numerous local rule and procedure committees with the bankruptcy court. In the past he has represented bankruptcy trustees as well as creditors. He has co-written legislation improving the property exemptions for Missourians facing bankruptcy.
A regular speaker in national and state bar events, Wendell also founded the Debtors Attorneys of Metropolitan St. Louis (DAMSL) with Joseph A. Swope, Jr. They currently manage the DAMSL listserv as a cooperative effort of local attorneys representing consumer debtors in Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. Wendell is also active in the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) as well as NACBA’s listserv. He was a NACBA Member of the Month in 2007 and ranked among the top 3 consumer bankruptcy lawyers in the (completely unscientific) Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly “Best of…” Polls for 2007 and 2008.
Wendell’s wife, Rebecca, works with him in the office. Their children are rescue dogs.
He is the owner of the St. Louis consumer law firm SherkLaw as well as a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Missouri Bar.
His office: SherkLaw, 9666 Olive Boulevard, Suite 365, St. Louis, Missouri 63132. His office number is (314) 781-3400.