Creditor Debtor Rights Section
The Creditor Debtor Rights Section offers its members numerous opportunities to stay current on relevant legal issues, comment on legislation, and participate in pro bono activities.
Section members represent a diverse array of individuals and businesses working as debtors, debtors-in-possession, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, receivers, trustees, asset purchasers, and examiners in all facets of creditor-debtor law.
On this site you can find links to additional information concerning the Section, including administration and governance; seminars, such as The Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute and the Pacific Northwest's premier seminar for insolvency counsel (cosponsored with the Oregon State Bar); Section projects, such as the annual grant award to associations that promote the mission of the Section; and legislative updates and news.
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Congratulations, Incoming Executive Committee Members!
Below are the results of the Creditor Debtor Rights Section Executive Committee election. Thank you for voting!
For more information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section's bylaws. Winners are listed alphabetically by position.
At-Large Member, Positions 1 and 2 — Eastern District (two positions open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
At-Large Member, Position 3 — Northern Division of Western District (one position open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
At-Large Member, Position 4 — King County (one position open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
At-Large Member, Position 6 — Southern Division of Western District (one position open): two-year position beginning Oct. 1, 2020, and ending Sept. 30, 2022
Creditor Debtor Rights Section Newsletter
Historically, the CD Section has allocated a meaningful portion of its net revenue (derived primarily from its CLE sponsorship and production efforts) to fund grants to non-profits operating in the arena of consumer protection and insolvency law. The amount of money offered each year varies with the budget cycle. For FY 2019, the Grants Program is pleased to make available $5,000 to deserving recipients.
Congratulations to the following 2019–2020 grant recipients:
- Chelan-Douglas County Volunteer Attorney Services
- Lavender Rights Project
Officers serve two-year terms.
Chair: Kevin O'Rourke
Chair-Elect: William Malaier, Jr.
Secretary/Treasurer: Bruce Medeiros
Immediate Past Chair: Thomas S. Linde
Young Lawyer Liaison: Eli Enger*
Board of Governors Liaison: Alec Stephens*
Pos. 1 Eastern District
Pos. 2 Eastern District
Pos. 3 Northern Division of Western District
Pos. 4 King County
Pos. 5 King County
Pos. 6 Southern Division of Western District
Pos. 7 Southern Division of Western District
Pos. 8 Eastern Division At-Large
Pos. 9 Western District At-Large
Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.
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