Campbell Law hosts webcast, panel discussion addressing diversity on federal bankruptcy bench
Campbell Law will host a special webcast and panel discussion promoting diversity on the bankruptcy bench and in the bar on Oct. 24, 2019. Entitled “Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy Judge?,” the event is presented by the Judicial Conference of the United States Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System.
Students from all North Carolina law schools and young lawyers are invited as are any member of the North Carolina bar. The program will inform college and law students and attorneys, about federal judgeships with a spotlight on bankruptcy judgeships.
Admission is free, but those interested should register as space is limited. Registration will open at noon ET on September 17, 2019. Campbell Law will share the registration link once it’s live.
The event will feature a live webcast of a national roundtable discussion from Washington, D.C., followed by a local roundtable discussions in 19 cities between federal judges at all levels, members of the bar and law students. Campbell Law will announce the roundtable’s featured guests at a later date.
Judge Stephani Humrickhouse and Pam McAfee co-chair the local event. Judge Humrickhouse serves as Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina and on Campbell Law’s Board of Visitors. McAfee is staff attorney for Judge Joseph Callaway in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and a member of Campbell Law’s adjunct faculty.