News and Announcements

Bankruptcy Judgeship Opportunity, District of Oregon - Portland (March 10, 2014)

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the
position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Oregon, Portland Division. This position will be available on January 11, 2015. The selection process may take up to 10 months to complete. The official duty station for this position will be in Portland, OR.

The term of office is 14 years with a possible renewal appointment subject to reappointment procedures.
The current salary is $183,172 per annum. Relocation expenses are not reimbursable.

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27th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute (March 10, 2014)

Register now for the event scheduled for April 25 – 26, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle.
Featuring:
• A Chapter 13 update with the Honorable Keith Lundin and Henry Hildebrand, III
• A live demonstration of how to use expert witnesses
• Perspectives from a panel of bankruptcy court clerks
• A comparison of mediation versus judicial settlement conferences

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Court Updates

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Job Opening - Case Administrator Portland (April 8, 2014)

Job Opening - Case Administrator Eugene (April 8, 2014)

Updated Contact List (March 11, 2014)

ECF Training (March 11, 2014)

Job Opening - Case Administration Supervisor, Portland (March 11, 2014)

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Recent Opinions

In re Smith, Case No. 13-61627-tmr7
February 26, 2014 (Sale free and clear of liens; 11 USC §§363(f)(2), (3) and (5); Clear Channel, 391 BR 25 (9th Cir BAP 2008))

Charter v. Bennett, Adv. No. 12-6136-tmr
January 27, 2014 (Fractional interest; fraudulent transfer; good faith transferee; prejudgment interest; §§101(32)(A), 101(54)(D), 548, 549, 550)

Murray v. Hanley, Adv. No. 13-3046-rld, Case No. 12-38801-rld7
December 13, 2013 (Embezzlement, fraud, malicious, willful, §§523(a)(2)(A), 523(a)(4), 523(a)(6))

Orchard v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA, Adv. No. 12-6197-tmr
December 4, 2013 (11 USC §362(k); 15 USC §§1692c, 1692e, 1692f; 28 USC §§157 and 1334; 7th Amendment; “arising under”; constitutional aurthority; core; Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA); jurisdiction; jury trial; preclusion doctrine; “related to”)

In re Grover, Case No. 13-6013-tmr
October 31, 2013 (Damages, judgment on the pleadings, statute of limitations, trespass to chattels, trespass to land, ORS 12.080 and 12.110, FRBP 7012(b), FRCP 7012(c) )

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Upcoming Events

Lane County Debtor-Creditor Section Meeting (Ch 13 Issues), Eugene

April 22, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Eugene Bankruptcy Court, 5th Floor Conference Room, Wayne Morse US Courthouse, 405 E 8th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon.
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27th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, Seattle

April 25, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Grand Hyatt Seattle
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27th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute, Seattle

April 26, 2014, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Grand Hyatt Seattle
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Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms Committee Meeting

May 8, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Portland Bankruptcy Court, 8th Floor Conference Room, and by video with Eugene Bankruptcy Court, 3rd Floor Conference Room, or by telephone.
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Lane County Debtor-Creditor Section Meeting, Eugene

May 20, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Eugene Bankruptcy Court, 5th Floor Conference Room, Wayne Morse US Courthouse, 405 E 8th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon.
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Federal Holiday - Memorial Day

May 26, 2014
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Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms Committee Meeting

June 12, 2014, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Portland Bankruptcy Court, 8th Floor Conference Room, and by video with Eugene Bankruptcy Court, 3rd Floor Conference Room, or by telephone.
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Check the calendar for information about current Section events.

 

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