The Committee on Case Administration & the Estate of the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy held a public meeting during the annual conference for the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) on October 10, 2017, from 10:45 AM – 1:00 PM in the Paris Las Vegas Hotel. The Commission invited stakeholders attending the event to request time to make an oral statement at this public meeting, and in addition to submit a written statement to the Commission.


The Hearing had four panels - please click on the names below to read their statements.


Panel 1: 10:45 – 11:15 AM

Hon. John E. Waites – Charleston, SC

Hon. Rebecca Connelly – Harrisonburg, VA


Panel 2: 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Neil Gordon – Atlanta, GA

Hon. Sam Bufford (ret.) – Keystone, CO


Panel 3: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Hon. Charles Rendlen - St. Louis, MO

Abigail Willie - St. Louis, MO

Hon. Margaret Mann - San Diego, CA

Hon. Paul Bonapfel – Atlanta, GA


Panel 4: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Hon. Michael Fagone - Bangor, Maine

Hon. Cate Furay - Madison, WI

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl - Atlanta, GA