Bankruptcy judge featured at FBA event


The Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, presented U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Maria Oxholm (left) who discussed her first impressions of the Bankruptcy Court and provided practice tips. Happy to welcome Oxholm to the event on Wednesday, May 17, at the Atheneum in Detroit was Kelley Callard (right) of the Office of the United States Trustee. On July 1, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit appointed Oxholm as a U.S. bankruptcy judge for the Northern District of Iowa, effective August 18, 2016.  Pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding, Bankruptcy Judge Vacancy Pilot Program entered into between the Judicial Councils of the Eighth Circuit and the Sixth Circuit, Oxholm has a duty station in Detroit and sits as a bankruptcy judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

– Photo by John Meiu