General Session

Mike Blalack

Credit Union Directors: Back to the Basics on Fiduciary Duties
Mike Blalack, Blalack & Williams, P.C.

Regulatory expectations for credit union Directors have never been higher.  In this fast paced session, credit union attorney Mike Blalack will provide Directors with a basic foundation for understanding their fiduciary duties and responsibilities and then also provide practical recommendations on how Directors can actually fulfill those fiduciary duties and responsibilities. 

About Mike Blalack

Mike Blalack is a credit union attorney from Dallas, Texas, with the law firm of Blalack & Williams, P.C.  He is a graduate of the SMU School of Law and has been representing credit unions for over 35 years. 

Mr. Blalack’s practice is limited almost exclusively to the representation of credit unions and his firm represents well over 200 credit unions.  The firm consists of ten attorneys, supported by a seventeen person support staff, who assist their many credit union clients with advice and counsel on operational, regulatory, bankruptcy, collection, and compliance matters on a daily basis. 

Mike provides collections training in-house for credit union staff as well as at Conferences extensively throughout Texas for the Cornerstone Credit Union League and he is consistently one of the League’s highest rated speakers. 

In addition to his collections, regulatory and compliance training, Mike also regularly advises, counsels and trains the various Boards of the many credit unions which he represents.  He presents onsite training for Directors as well as Conference training.  His Director training focuses on practical advice designed to help volunteers properly fulfill their fiduciary duties and avoid liability.