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Professor Susan E. Hauser to Serve as Fall 2012 ABI Resident Scholar

Alexandria, Va. — Prof. Susan E. Hauser of the North Carolina Central University School of Law (Durham, N.C.) will serve as the Robert M. Zinman ABI Resident Scholar for the fall 2012 semester. Prof. Hauser teaches bankruptcy, debtor/creditor rights, civil procedure and business associations, and has written and lectured extensively on bankruptcy, bankruptcy procedure, civil procedure, and predatory mortgage lending. She will be based in ABI's Alexandria, Va., office, assisting ABI with its educational programming and in its role as the authoritative source of bankruptcy information for Congress, the media and the public. Prof. Hauser began her legal career working with low income and elderly clients as a staff attorney with Lumbee River Legal Services in Pembroke, N.C. In 1989, she joined the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina as a staff attorney. In 1992, she joined the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, where she worked as senior law clerk and staff attorney for 13 years. Prof. Hauser clerked for the Honorable J. Rich Leonard, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, and for the Honorable W. Earl Britt, Chief District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. She joined the NCCU School of Law faculty in 2005. Prof. Hauser received a B.A. from Wake Forest University in 1980, and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984. ### 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 13,000 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