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Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey Elected to ABIs Board of Directors

Contact: John Hartgen
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BANKRUPTCY JUDGE KEVIN J. CAREY ELECTED TO ABI’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

April 15, 2011, Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Chief Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey (D. Del.; Wilmington) has been elected to ABI’s Board of Directors. An ABI member since 1997, Judge Carey has served as the judicial co-chair for ABI’s Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop and is a frequent speaker at ABI events. He will serve a term of three years on the 60-member ABI Board of Directors.
 
Prior to joining the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in 2005, Judge Carey served as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and began his legal career as law clerk to Hon. Thomas M. Twardowski, then served as clerk of court of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is a former partner and member of the Financial Services Department of Fox, Rothschild, O’Brien & Frankel LLP, where he represented financial institutions, corporate creditors, landlords and debtors in bankruptcy, workouts and financing matters. Judge Carey currently serves as co-president of the Delaware Bankruptcy Inn of Court and is a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and the Turnaround Management Association’s Board of Trustees. In addition, he is a member of the Judicial Conference Committee on Space and Facilities and the Council’s Facilities and Security Committee. Judge Carey is also a contributing author to the Collier Forms Manual. He received his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. from Villanova 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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