Upcoming Circuit Events.

November 19, 2014
You’re invited to attend a special retirement dinner honoring Judge Peter Walsh’s 50 years of dedicated service to the bench and bar. Judge Walsh is a 3rd Circuit ACB Fellow from Class V. The dinner will be held at Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. Please click here to register for the event.  This event is Hosted by the Bankruptcy Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Delaware Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.  A block of rooms has been secured for the reduced rate of $189 at The Westin Wilmington Hotel. The hotel is located at 818 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington, Delaware, and adjoins the Chase Center. Reservations should be made directly with the hotel by calling (302) 654-2900 or online here. Be sure to reference the “Delaware Federal Bar Association” to receive the special group rate.  For more information, contact Karen B. Owens at 302-654-1888.

January 23, 2015
The First Circuit Fellows of the American College of Bankruptcy will host their 15th Annual First Circuit Reception and Wine Tasting event at The Harvard Club in Boston, MA.  The evening will include a special recognition and tribute to Sheila Smith and introduce the newly elected Fellows from the First Circuit.  Please click here to view the Save-the-Date information.  More details coming soon!

January 23-25, 2015
The Eleventh Circuit Fellows of the American College of Bankruptcy will host their annual 11th Circuit Fellows’ Retreat in Sarasota, FL at the Ritz Carlton.  Please click here to view the invitation.  Contact Beverly Raston at to register or for more information.

February 7, 2015
The Law Student Negotiation Competition will be hosted and co-sponsored by USC’s Gould School of Law.  Twelve law school teams will join the 2015 competition, a joint project with LawMeets, the pioneering and preeminent sponsor of live, interactive, educational competitions designed to give law students a hands-on experience in developing and honing transactional lawyering skills.  More information about the LawMeets organization and the 2015 ACB LawMeet Restructuring Negotiation Competition can be found here.

March 13, 2015
Save the Date!  The 11th Circuit will be hosting a dinner following the Class 26 Induction Ceremony in Washington, DC to honor the new 11th Circuit Inductees.  Details to follow!

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