Partner Chip Bowles Recognized for 25 Years of Service to Biennial Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference
The University of Kentucky College of Law’s Office of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) hosted the 13th Biennial Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference at The Campbell House Hotel on March 24-25, 2016. Over 180 bankruptcy law practitioners from the region attended the program. The 30 prestigious speakers included four federal bankruptcy judges from the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, the Northern District of Ohio, and the Western District of Missouri.
The legal practitioners who spoke represented both the debtor and creditor perspectives, the judiciary, and representatives of the U.S. Trustee’s Office. The 2016 Conference was co-chaired by Chapter 13 Trustee Beverly M. Burden, and firm partner Claude R. Chip Bowles Jr., both UK College of Law alumni.
During the two-day conference, Bowles was presented with a plaque of appreciation for his 25 years of dedication and service as the chair of this popular CLE event.
“This plaque is awarded to Claude R. Bowles Jr. for 25 years of outstanding leadership, service and loyalty to the University of Kentucky College of Law Biennial Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference and the Commonwealth’s Bankruptcy Bar.”
Chip concentrates his practice in the area of bankruptcy law, distressed asset sales, professional compensation, ethical issues in bankruptcy and workout situations, representation of non-attorney professionals and debtor and creditor rights. He is a director of the American Bankruptcy Institute, a member of the ABI Grant Committee, and serves as co-editor of the ethics column for the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal. Chip also has served as chair of the American Bankruptcy Institute's Chapter 11 Professional Fee Study.