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Chambers Lunch with Judges Cox and Goldgar
Thursday, July 14, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch is included
Please join us for the rare opportunity to break bread with not one but two highly regarded members of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Chicago, Judge Jacqueline P. Cox and Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar.
Hon. Jacqueline P. CoxU.S. Bankruptcy Court
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Hon. A. Benjamin GoldgarU.S. Bankruptcy Court
[/column][/raw] [toggle title=”Judge Cox Bio”]Judge Cox was appointed to the federal bankruptcy bench on February 3, 2003. She also served as a Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County for 15 years and as the Presiding Judge for the 1st Municipal Court for four of those years. She has been both a state prosecutor and public defender, as well as, a member of the City of Chicago law department. She earned her B.A. from Cornell and her J.D. from Boston University. She is a member of several bar and bench associations, including the ABA, CBA, ISBA, and the NCBJ, among several others.[/toggle] [toggle title=”Judge Goldgar Bio”]A. Benjamin Goldgar was appointed a Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Illinois in 2003. He received his A.B., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University in 1979. He received his J.D. in 1982 from Northwestern University School of Law where he was a member of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. From 1982 to 1995, Judge Goldgar was in private practice with the Chicago firm of Keck, Mahin & Cate. In 1995, he joined the Illinois Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Appeals Division. He became a Supervising Attorney in the Division in 1997, serving there until his appointment to the bench. Judge Goldgar has taught appellate advocacy at Loyola University of Chicago Law School and is a past president of the Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association. He has served as an associate editor of the American Bankruptcy Law Journal and chaired the Federal Rules Advisory Committee of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. He is currently a member of the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States.[/toggle]