NCBJ Announces Blackshear Fellowship Opportunities for 2014 Conference

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges has announced that it is now accepting applications for its Honorable Cornelius Blackshear Presidential Fellowships for minority lawyers who practice bankruptcy law. Information about Judge Blackshear, the Fellowship criteria, the application form, and other information about the program:

Named after esteemed Bankruptcy Judge Blackshear (retired) of the Southern District of New York, the fellowship program provides both waived conference registration ($900 value) and a stipend for reasonable travel/hotel expenses for five up-and-coming minority bankruptcy practitioners (with less than 10 years' experience) who wish to attend the annual conference of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and who otherwise meet the selection criteria. This year's conference will be held October 8 - 11 in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency. This year's conference agenda.