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/ *9.      Write a SQL query to retrieve loan number, customer first name, customer last name,
 property address, and bankruptcy attorney name.  I want all the records that have the
 same attorney name to be together, then the customer last name in order from Z-A
 (ex.Customer last name of Wyatt comes before customer last name of Anderson)*/

 Select  LoanNumber,CustomerFname,CustomerLname,Propertyaddress,BankruptcyAttorneyName
 From Loan
 Group BY BankruptcyAttorneyName,LoanNumber,CustomerFname,CustomerLname,Propertyaddress
Order by
LTrim(Reverse(Left(Reverse(CustomerLname), CharIndex(' ', Reverse(CustomerLname))))) Desc,
CustomerLname Desc -- Fall-over for when there isn't a last name

Is it right comment?
Soumi ChakrabortyAsked:
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dsackerContract ERP Admin/ConsultantCommented:
Since the last and first names are already separate, you probably don't need to reverse them or us any functions. And since you're not SUM'ing or doing any grouping functions, you don't need the GROUP BY, either. Ordering by the BankruptcyAttorneyName will group them in order:

SELECT  LoanNumber,
        CustomerFname,
        CustomerLname,
        Propertyaddress,
        BankruptcyAttorneyName
FROM    loan
ORDER BY BankruptcyAttorneyName,
         CustomerLname DESC,
         CustomerFname DESC,
         LoanNumber

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Deepak ChauhanSQL Server DBACommented:
Select  LoanNumber,CustomerFname,CustomerLname,Propertyaddress,BankruptcyAttorneyName
  From Loan
  Group BY BankruptcyAttorneyName,LoanNumber,CustomerFname,CustomerLname,Propertyaddress
 Order by  CustomerLname Desc 

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Soumi ChakrabortyAuthor Commented:
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

simple
dsackerContract ERP Admin/ConsultantCommented:
Question asked, question answered. Recommend splitting the points between me and Deepak (250 each) with a grade of A (each).
Soumi ChakrabortyAuthor Commented:
Thanks.
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