NACBA Appoints New CT State Chair

CONNECTICUT BUSINESS:  FAMILY LAWYER IN FAIRFIELD NAMED STATE CHAIR OF
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS

Scott M. Charmoy to Liaise with CT Bankruptcy Attorneys, Judges and Court Officials on
Behalf of Washington, D.C.-based Trade Group

Scott M. Charmoy Esq.

WASHINGTON, D.C. AND BRIDGEPORT, CT (September 29, 2014) – National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) announced today that Scott M. Charmoy will serve as its new State Chair of Connecticut. As NACBA Connecticut State Chair, Charmoy will serve as the official liaison between the group’s leadership in Washington, D.C. and its member attorneys, bankruptcy judges and other court officials in the state, as well as serving as a primary contact for local media regarding consumer bankruptcy issues.

Serving approximately 3,500 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, NACBA is the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and protecting the rights of consumer debtors in bankruptcy.

Scott M. Charmoy is an active member of the Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.  Charmoy was admitted to practice before the Connecticut State Court in 1995, the U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut, in 1995, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 1998, and the Illinois Supreme Court in 1996.  He has lectured for the Connecticut Bar Association on bankruptcy law, written numerous articles for the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association newsletter, and given presentations on bankruptcy law for the Greater Bridgeport and Connecticut Bar Associations.

Reacting to his nomination, Scott Charmoy said: “NACBA plays a very important role in protecting debtors in bankruptcy. It is an honor and a great opportunity to be part of the organization’s leadership.”

NACBA Executive Director Dan LaBert said: “Our leadership team is dedicated to continuing our mission in Connecticut to help to protect the rights of families in financial distress at a grassroots level. Our national membership is supported by a strong network of state chairs appointees. Scott is a longstanding NACBA member and will make an excellent state chair in Connecticut. We look forward to working closely with him to represent bankruptcy attorneys and their important policy objectives across a wide range of issues.”

ABOUT NACBA

The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (http://www.nacba.org) is the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and protecting the rights of consumer debtors in bankruptcy. Formed in 1992, NACBA has 3,500 members located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

CONTACT:  Patrick Mitchell for NACBA at (703) 276-3266 or pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com.

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