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Hon. Kevin J. Carey Named ABI Vice President-Membership

Alexandria, Va. — The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) announces that Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey (D. Del.; Wilmington) has been named to a two-year term as ABI Vice President-Membership. An ABI member since 1997 and member of the ABI Board since 2011, Judge Carey has served as the judicial co-chair for ABI’s Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop and is a frequent speaker at ABI events.

Judge Carey has served on the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware since 2005 (serving as Chief Judge from 2008 to 2011), having first been appointed as a bankruptcy judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 2001. He is a member of the Committee on Space and Facilities of the Judicial Conference of the United States, and on the Third Circuit Judicial Council’s Facilities and Security Committee. Judge Carey is a past Global Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association. He is a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and a contributing author to Collier on Bankruptcy and Collier Forms Manual. Judge Carey is also a part-time adjunct professor at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and in the LL.M. in Bankruptcy program at St. John’s University School of Law. He began his legal career in 1979 as law clerk to Bankruptcy Judge Thomas M. Twardowski, then served as Clerk of Court of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Judge Carey received his J.D. in 1979 from the Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. in 1976 from The Pennsylvania State University.

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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 nearly 12,000 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 For additional conference information, visit