Pamela Simmons-Beasley

Co-chair of the Inclusion and Acceptance Committee


Pamela Simmons-Beasley received her BA from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and her law degree from the University of South Carolina. Before accepting appointment as a Standing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee in January, 2016 for the District of South Carolina, she practiced primarily in the field of consumer bankruptcy law for 21 years. She is a member of the SC Bar, SC Bankruptcy Law Association (SCBLA), and the J. Bratton Davis Inn of Court.She is a past president of the SCBLA and recipient of the William E. S. Robinson Public Service Award of the SCBLA. This award was given in recognition of her volunteerism with the CARE Program,which is a national initiative of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court designed to provide education to high school and college students on the consequences of consumer credit abuse through on-site presentations. Since joining NACTT, she has served on the ACH/EFT Committee and co-chaired the Auto Creditors’ Committee. She currently serves as co-chair of the Inclusion and Acceptance Committee.

Articles by Pamela Simmons-Beasley

Chapter 13 in the Bankruptcy Code (1978 as amended) marks the first time that virtually all secured debts can be somewhat altered in a bankruptcy without getting the specific agreement of security holders.  Real benefit is provided to the debtors who have personal property with secured loans due.  Concepts including the automatic stay preventing enforcement or perfection of a security...
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