November 17, 2022 - Stanardsville, VA - The American College of Bankruptcy announced today that Paul Douglas Stewart, Jr. of the firm Stewart Robbins Brown & Altazan LLC will be inducted as a Fellow in the 34th Class of the College at its Annual Meeting, March 2023, in Washington, D.C.
The thirty-nine new Fellows are being honored and recognized for their professional excellence and exceptional contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice.
The American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary public service association of United States and international insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows based on a proven record of the highest standards of expertise, leadership, integrity, professionalism, scholarship, and service to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice and to their communities. The College facilitates the effective domestic and cross-border application of bankruptcy and insolvency laws and the administration of justice in the courts through, among other activities, conducting professional educational programs, sponsoring the publication of scholarly reports, and maintaining the National Bankruptcy Archives. The College also funds projects that improve the quality of bankruptcy law and practice, as well as access to justice, in particular through grants by its affiliated Foundation. The Foundation is believed to be the single largest financial supporter of pro bono bankruptcy services in the United States, contributing over $4.3 million since 2012. Underlying all of its work, the College is dedicated to enhancing professionalism, scholarship, and service in bankruptcy and insolvency law and practice, and to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization and across the insolvency profession.
Nominees are extended an invitation to join based on a sustained record of achievement. Candidates are selected by the College’s Board of Regents from recommendations of Circuit Admissions Councils in each federal judicial circuit and Nominating Committees for Judicial and International Fellows.
College Fellows include business and consumer bankruptcy attorneys, judges and other government officials, corporate turnaround specialists, accountants, financial advisors, academics and other professionals who are experts in the field of bankruptcy and insolvency. Criteria for selection as a Fellow of the College include: the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership contributing to the enhancement of bankruptcy and insolvency law and practice; sustained evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing or writing on bankruptcy or insolvency; community service; and commitment to elevating knowledge and understanding of the profession and public respect for the practice.
For more information about the American College of Bankruptcy, or about the 2023 Induction Ceremony, contact Shari A. Bedker, Executive Director, at 434-939-6004 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.