Recruitment for Resolution Advocates for the Bankruptcy Dispute Resolution Program (BDRP)

United States Bankruptcy Court
Northern District of California

June 23, 2011

Instructions for Completing the
Application to the Bankruptcy Dispute Resolution Program Panel
of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

• Attorney applicants must be a member in good standing of the Federal courts for the Northern District of California and have been a member in good standing of the Bar of any state or the District of Columbia for at least five (5) years.

• Bankruptcy attorneys must have served as the principal attorney of record in at least three bankruptcy cases, contested matters or adversary proceedings.

• Members of other professions must have analogous professional qualifications, experience and training.

• All applicants must have completed (minimum of 40 hours), or be willing to complete, substantive alternative dispute resolution training.

Complete the application and mail to:

Eddy Emmons
United States Bankruptcy Court
Post Office Box 7341
San Francisco, CA 94120-7341


Fax (415) 268-2384
Attn: Eddy Emmons



Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but must be received by July 22, 2011.

Applicants will be notified whether they have or have not been selected for the 2011-2012 Panel.

Questions regarding the Bankruptcy Dispute Resolution Program or the application process may be directed to Eddy Emmons at (415) 268-2395.
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