Contact: John Hartgen
BANKRUPTCY JUDGE JEFFERY HOPKINS ELECTED TO
ABI’S BOARD OF
2008, Alexandria, Va. — The
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Hon. Jeffery P. Hopkins of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for
the Southern District of Ohio (Cincinnati) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member
since 2004, Judge Hopkins has frequently served as a panelist and
speaker at ABI programs and
events. Judge Hopkins is the immediate past president of the
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Hewill serve a term of three
years on the 60-member ABI
Board of Directors.
Prior to being appointed to the
bench in April 1996, Judge Hopkins practiced with Squire, Sanders &
Dempsey in Columbus,
Ohio. He has served as an
attorney and chief of the civil division of the U.S. Attorney's Office,
and was appointed by former Chief Justice William Rehnquist to the
Judicial Center's Advisory Committee on
Bankruptcy Judge Education in 2003. He is a member of the American Law
Institute-American Bar Association, Black Lawyers Association of
Cincinnati and the Cincinnati and Federal Bar
Associations. Judge Hopkins is also the co-chair of the Seventh Biennial
Just the Beginning Foundation Conference.
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.
ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary,
nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters
related to insolvency. ABI
was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased
analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 11,700
attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround
specialists and other bankruptcy professionals providing a forum for the
exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on
ABI, visit www.abiworld.org.
For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.