New Academy President Elected

The Academy is pleased to announce that Mark C. Leffler of Boleman Law Firm, P.C. has been elected President of the NACTT Academy. Boleman represents only consumer debtors in bankruptcy, with offices in Richmond, Hampton, and Virginia Beach, Virginia. As most of you know, the NACTT Academy is a non-profit, tax exempt entity. Although closely related, the NACTT Academy is a separate organization from the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees (NACTT). The Academy’s website is updated weekly with new feature articles, case analysis, ethical lessons, and business aids – anything you need to know regarding the Chapter 13 world. These substantive articles are written by nationally recognized bankruptcy lawyers, trustees, judges, and law students. Additionally, we regularly hosts free webinars on subjects of interest to consumer bankruptcy practitioners and/or their staff members. The Academy also works with the NACTT to plan and produce the educational component of the NACTT annual seminar. Mark is a shareholder at Boleman Law and is its Chief Legal Officer. He attended his first NACTT annual seminar within two weeks of joining Boleman Law in 2000 and has, since then, been a featured and favorite panelist at numerous NACTT annual seminars. While primarily comprised of Chapter 13 trustees, Mark was the first debtor’s attorney to serve on the Academy’s Board of Directors, having served on the Board since 2013. As ConsiderChapter13.org readers well know, Mark frequently writes articles on Chapter 13 bankruptcy issues for the website and currently writes a recurring column on post-confirmation Chapter 13 issues entitled When Things Don’t Go According to (the) Plan. Leffler succeeds M. Regina Thomas, Clerk of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia, as President of the Academy.

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