John K. Pearson Collection of American Bankruptcy Institute records
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John K. Pearson was born in St. Paul, Minn. in 1945. Pearson earned a J.D. from the University of California's Hastings College of Law in 1973. Pearson has served as Assistant United States Trustee to the Justice Department in Wichita, Kan., United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Districts of Kansas and Colorado, and Professor of Law at Presidents College of Law in Wichita, Kan. Upon his retirement from Presidents College of Law in 2003, Pearson joined the law firm of Hinkle Elkouri as "of counsel."
Pearson has participated in a number of bankruptcy and legal organizations, including the American Bankruptcy Institute, where he served on the Board of Directors from 1989 to 1998, as Secretary from 1991 to 1995, as a member of the Executive Committee from 1989 to 1994, and as Chair of the Committee on Bankruptcy Rules.
The John K. Pearson Collection of American Bankruptcy Institute Records, 1986-1993, includes correspondence, meeting materials, programs, handwritten notes, reports, organizational publications, and related material pertaining to Pearson's activity in the American Bankruptcy Institute, an organization founded to provide research opportunities and continuing education for issues related to bankruptcy.
Received from Mary D. Scott in 2001.
Processed and encoded by Jordon Steele, December 2006.
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