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.  

NCBJ BOARD OF GOVERNORS    

OFFICERS

Hon. Robert E. Nugent, III
(Bankr. D. Kan.) Wichita, KS      
NCBJ President and Conference Chair

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl
(Bankr. N.D. Ga.) Atlanta, GA
NCBJ President-elect

Hon. Laurel Meyerson Isicoff
(Bankr. S.D. Fla.) Miami, FL
Secretary

Hon. Basil Lorch
(Bankr. S.D. Ind.) New Albany, IN
NCBJ Treasurer

Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff
(Bankr. N.D. Ill.) Chicago, IL
NCBJ Immediate Past President

AT LARGE GOVERNORS

Hon. Trish M. Brown
(Bankr. D. Or.) Portland, OR

Hon. Beth Burris
(Bankr. D. S.C.) Spartanburg, SC

Hon. Dennis R. Dow
(Bankr. W.D. Mo.) Kansas City, MO

Hon. Mary F. Walrath
(Bankr. D. Del.) Wilmington, DE

 

 

CIRCUIT REPRESENTATIVES

First Circuit
Hon. Frank J. Bailey
(Bankr. D. Mass.) Boston, MA

Second Circuit
Hon. Colleen A. Brown
(Bankr. D. Vt.) Burlington, VT

Third Circuit
Hon. Kathryn C. Ferguson
(Bankr. D. N.J.) Trenton, NJ

Fourth Circuit
Hon. Nancy V. Alquist
(Bankr. D. Md.) Baltimore, MD

Fifth Circuit
Hon. Barbara Houser
(Bankr. N.D. Tex.) Dallas, TX

Sixth Circuit
Hon. Arthur I. Harris
(Bankr. N.D. Ohio) Cleveland, OH

Seventh Circuit
Hon. Carol Doyle
(Bankr. N.D. Ill.) Chicago, IL

Eighth Circuit
Hon. Kathleen Sanberg
(Bankr. D. Minn.) Minneapolis, MN

Ninth Circuit
Hon. Jim D. Pappas
(Bankr. D. Idaho) Boise, ID

Tenth Circuit
Hon. Robert H. Jacobvitz
(Bankr. D. N.M.) Albuquerque, NM

Eleventh Circuit
Hon. William R. Sawyer
(Bankr. M.D. Ala.) Montgomery, AL

Hon. Joel B. Rosenthal – Retired
U.S. Bankruptcy Court


COMMITTEES


Education

Chair:
Hon. Mary F. Walrath
(Bankr. D. Del.) Wilmington, DE

Members:
Hon. Paul Bonapfel
(Bankr. D. Ga.) Atlanta, GA

Hon. Shelley Chapman
(Bankr. S.D.N.Y.) New York, N.Y.

Hon. Elaine Hammond
(Bankr. N.D. Cal.) San Jose, CA

Hon. Terrence Michael
(Bankr. N.D. Okla.) Tulsa, OK

Hon. Neil Olack
(Bankr. S.D. Miss.) Jackson, MS

Hon. Jessica E. Price Smith
(Bankr. N.D. Ohio) Cleveland, OH

Michael St. Patrick Baxter, Esq.
Covington & Burling, LLP
Washington, DC

Michelle Harner
University of Maryland
Francis King Carey School of Law
Maryland

Mark Indelicato, Esq.
Hahn & Hessen
New York

Michael Joseph, Esq.
Chapter 13 Trustee
District of Delaware

Troy A. McKenzie
New York University School of Law,
New York

Denise Neary, Esq.
Federal Judicial Center
Washington, DC

Patricia Ann Redmond, Esq.
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson
Florida

Van C. Durrer II, Esq.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP
California

Next Generation

Chair:
Hon. Laurel Meyerson Isicoff
(Bankr. S.D. Fla.) Miami, FL
and Hospitality Chair

Members:
Hon. Janet Baer
(Bankr. N.D. Ill.) Chicago, IL
Hon. Catherine E. Bauer
(Bankr. C.D. Cal.) Santa Ana, CA
Hon. Hannah L. Blumenstiel
(Bankr. N.D. Cal.) San Francisco, CA
Hon. Beth Burris
(Bankr. D. S.C.) Spartanburg, SC
Hon. Daniel P. Collins
(Bankr. D. Ariz.) Phoeniz, AZ
Hon, Shelley Chapman
(Bankr. S.D. N.Y.) New York, NY
Hon. Catherine J. Furay
(Bankr. W.D. Wis.) Eau Claire, WI
Hon. Wendy Hagenau
(Bankr. N.D. Ga.) Atlanta, GA
Hon. Bruce A. Harwood
(Bankr. D.N.H.) Manchester, NH
Hon. Kathleen Sanberg
(Bankr. D. Minn.) Minneapolis, MN
Hon. Cynthia A. Norton
(Bankr. W.D. Mo.) Kansas City, MO
Hon. Elizabeth Stong
(Bankr. E.D. N.Y.) Brooklyn, NY
Hon . Laura Taylor
(Bankr. S.D. Cal.) San Diego, CA
Hon. Kay Woods
(Bankr. N.D. Ohio) Youngstown, OH
Hon. Gregg Zive
(Bankr. D. Nev.) Reno, NV
Hon. Judith Fitzgerald
(Bankr. W.D. Pa.) (ret)
Next Generation Program Founder
Eyal Berger, Esq.
Akerman L L P
Sherry Dah, Esq.l
Roetzel & Andress, LPA
Reno Fernandez, Esq.
McDonald Fernandez, LLP
Monique Hayes, Esq.
Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A.
Christopher Jarvinen, Esq.
Berger Singerman LLP
Demetra Liggins, Esq.
Thompson & Knight LLP
John Lucas, Esq.
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
David Samole, Esq.
Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, P.A.

HONORABLE CORNELIUS BLACKSHEAR NCBJ Presidential Fellowship
with Scholarship Travel Awards Courtesy of American Bankruptcy Institute Foundation

Chair:
Hon. Kathy Surratt-States
(Bankr. E.D. Mo.) St. Louis, MO

Members:

Hon. Charles M. Caldwell
(Bankr. S.D. Ohio) Columbus, OH

Hon. Magdeline D. Coleman
(Bankr. E.D. Pa.) Philadelphia, PA

Hon. Jacqueline P. Cox,
(Bankr. N. D Ill.) Chicago, IL

Hon. Paulette Delk
(Bankr. W.D. Tenn.) Memphis, TN

Hon. Robert A. Gordon
(Bankr. D. Md.) Baltimore, MD

Hon. Jeffery P. Hopkins
(Bankr. S.D. Ohio) Cincinnati, OH

Hon. Laurel M. Isicoff
(Bankr. S.D. Fla.) Miami, FL

Hon. Clifton R. Jessup, Jr.
(Bankr. N. D. Ala.) Decateur, AL

Hon. Catherine McEwen
(Bankr. M. D. Fla.) Tampa. FL

Hon. C. Ray Mullins
(Bankr. N.D. Ga.) Atlanta, GA

Hon. Mark A. Randon
(Bankr. E.D. Mich.) Detroit, MI

Hon. Jessica E. Price Smith
(Bankr. N.D. Ohio) Cleveland, OH

Hon. Erithe A. Smith
(Bankr. C. D. Cal.) Santa Ana, CA

CONFERENCE AFFILIATED
NON-PROFIT 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
TMA – Turnaround Management Association

HOSPITALITY HOSTS

AIRA Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors

Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District

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Robert E. Nugent
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