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Alane A. Becket Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

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ALANE A. BECKET ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 10, 2009, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Alane A. Becketof Becket & Lee, LLP (Malvern, Pa.) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 1997 and frequent speaker at ABI conferences, Becket is the co-chair of the Consumer Bankruptcy Committee, served as an advisor to the Consumer Education Center on ABIWorld and has been a contributing editor to the ABI Journal. Shewill serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.

Becket is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and has represented creditors and debt purchasers in commercial and bankruptcy matters and Fair Dept Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) defense. She is a member of the Conferences of Chapter 13 Trustees, Bankruptcy Trustees, Consumer Bankers, DBA International and Retail Collection Attorneys. She has written and lectured extensively on consumer collection and bankruptcy practices, and, most recently, on the effect of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 on unsecured creditors. Becket graduated from Pennsylvania State University and Widener University School of Law.

The complete list of directors and officers is available at http://www.abiworld.org/Content/NavigationMenu/About_ABI/Board_of_Directors/Board_of_Directors.htm.

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