NCBJ Announces Blackshear NCBJ Presidential Fellowship Opportunities for 2018 Conference

Feb 1, 2020 | News

The Blackshear Presidential Fellowship, named after esteemed Bankruptcy Judge Cornelius Blackshear, now retired from the Southern District of New York, provides both waived conference registration and a stipend for reasonable travel/hotel expenses for five up-and-coming minority bankruptcy practitioners (with five to ten years of experience) who wish to attend the annual meeting of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and who otherwise meets the selection criteria.

This year’s conference will be held October 28 – 31, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. To view this year’s conference agenda, go to

The application deadline for submitting applications has been extended to August 1, 2018 by 5 PM ET. The application and supporting documents must be sent via e-mail to: [email protected]. Early and late applications will not be accepted. To view the application, go to 

Hon. Kathy A. Surratt-States

Chair NCBJ/NBA Blackshear Committee

Thank You 2023-2024 BBA Annual Sponsors

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Patrons of the BBA

Akerman LLP
GrayRobinson, P.A.
James B. Miller, P.A.
Kelley Kronenberg Attorneys At Law 

Markowitz Ringel Trusty & Hartog, P.A.
Trustee Realty Inc

Friends of the BBA

Cushman & Wakefield
Dunn Law, P.A.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Furr & Cohen, P.A.
Hoffman, Larin & Agnetti, P.A.

Sequor Law
Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.
Thomas L. Abrams P.A. | Gamberg & Abrams
Underwood Murray PA.