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Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who, me? A Bankruptcy Judge?

October 24

Have you ever thought “I’m not good enough?” even though you are?

This  event is for you!

Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who, me? A Bankruptcy Judge?

October 24, 2019  at 1:00 p.m.

U.S.  Courthouse, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle

Reception Follows

REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 17, 2019  at 9:00 a.m.

Space is limited so register early. Registration and  other information are at this link: https://www.uscourts.gov/judges-judgeships/about-federal-judges/roadways-federal-bench-who-me-bankruptcy-judge

Goal:  To  Increase Diversity in the Bankruptcy Bar and Bench. The Judicial Conference of the U.S. Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System is hosting a nationwide event occurring live  in 19 cities, including Seattle.

–  Panel Discussion. Live-streamed panel discussion with Judge Bernice Donald (6th Cir. Court of Appeals), Bankruptcy Judge Frank Bailey (D. Mass.), Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gordon (D. Md.), Moderator: Judge  Andre  Davis (4th  Circuit  Court  of  Appeals, retired).

   –  Bankruptcy Practice. Talk   to  judges, learn  about  bankruptcy practice and  find out how you might be a federal judge  one day.

 –  Interface  with  Multiple Judges. Engage  in   discussion  with multiple  judges at  small  round-table  discussions, including Circuit Judge Eric Miller (9th Circuit Court of Appeals), Chief  District Judge Ricardo   Martinez   (W.D.    Wash.),   and    other   district,   magistrate, bankruptcy and  judges from Washington and  Oregon.

Details

Date:
October 24

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