ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Annual Conference is imagined and created each year by a talented and dedicated team of judges, insolvency–related organizations and their leadership, practitioners and presenters. Practitioners add to the discussion when everyone gathers. Our thanks to those who give so much to assure the highest level of educational presentations and the memorable hospitality.

NCBJ BOARD OF GOVERNORS OFFICERS    

Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Illinois
NCBJ President and Conference Chair

Hon. Robert E. Nugent III
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Kansas
NCBJ President-elect

Hon. Basil Lorch
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana
NCBJ Treasurer

Hon. Pamela Pepper
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
NCBJ Secretary and Education Chair

Hon. C. Ray Mullins
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia
NCBJ Immediate Past President

2014 COMMITTEES    

Education

Chair:
Hon. Pamela Pepper
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Members:
Hon. Frank J. Bailey
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts

Hon. Robert E. Gerber
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York

Hon. Laurel Meyerson Isicoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida

Hon. Mary F. Walrath
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Delaware

Hon. Kay Woods
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio

Attorney Donald S. Bernstein
Davis, Polk & Wardell, LLP
New York, NY








Attorney Robert M. Fishman
Shaw, Fishman, Glantz & Towbin
Chicago, IL

Attorney Ricardo I. Kilpatrick
Law Offices of Kilpatrick & Associates, P.C.
Auburn Hills, MI

Attorney Denise Neary
Federal Judicial Center
Washington, D.C.

Attorney Tara Twomey
National Consumer Law Center
San Jose, CA

Next Generation

Chair:
Hon. Janet S. Baer
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois
and Hospitality Chair

Members:
Hon. Hannah L. Blumenstiel
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

Hon. Catherine J. Furay
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Hon. Shelley C. Chapman
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York

Hon. Wendy L. Hagenau
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia

Hon. Bruce A. Harwood
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Hampshire

Hon. Laurel Meyerson Isicoff
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida

Hon. Neil Olack
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Mississippi

Hon. Anita L. Shodeen
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Iowa

Hon. Laura S. Taylor
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of California

Hon. Kay Woods
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio

Hon. Gregg W. Zive
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada








Attorney Thomas R. Fawkes
Freeborn & Peters, LLP
Chicago, IL

Attorney Melissa M. Hinds
Jenner & Block
Chicago, IL

Attorney Eric E. Walker
Perkins Coie
Chicago, IL

Attorney Chad J. Husnick
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
Chicago, IL

Attorney Jo Anne Brighton
Winston & Strawn
New York, NY

Hon. Judi K. Fitzgerald
Indiana Tech Law School
Fort Wayne, IN

Attorney Sherri L. Dahl
Squire Sanders
Cleveland, OH

Attorney Christopher A. Jarvinen
Berger Singerman
Miami, FL

Attorney David A. Samole
Kozyak, Tropin, Throckmorton
Miami, FL

EDUCATION PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS

ABA - American Bar Association, Business Law Section
ABI - American Bankruptcy Institute
ACB - American College of Bankruptcy
AIRA - Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
CLLA - Commercial Law League of America
IWIRC - International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation

HOSPITALITY HOSTS

AIRA Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
The Chicago Restructuring and Insolvency Professional Committee
Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl & Jones

CONFERENCE PRODUCTION  
   
Meeting Management
NCBJ Office at JBS & Associates

Audio Visual
Dragonfly Consultants

Entertainment Services
National Entertainment

Graphic Design
Regina Roland Graphic Design
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Our special thanks to the Convention Services,
Sales & Banquets departments and the excellent
service of the entire Hyatt team.

Mobile App
Courtesy of ABI

Video Creative
Richard Wynn

Web Services
CDR Marketing Group, Inc.