John M. Hauber

Conference Speaker


John M. Hauber was appointed as the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division on April 1, 2015.  Prior to this appointment, Mr. Hauber was a partner in the Indianapolis, Indiana office of Tom Scott & Associates, P.C. His practice included business and consumer bankruptcy, debtor and creditor’s rights including financial restructuring and workouts, and all aspects of bankruptcy litigation.  Mr. Hauber received his A.B. from Wabash College in 1990 and his J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1993.  He worked for the Indiana Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division from 1993 through 1997 as a Deputy Attorney General and was a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and the Indiana Home Defense Task Force.  He worked in private practice from 1997 through 2002 emphasizing the representation of consumer bankruptcy debtors.  Mr. Hauber was a staff attorney for Chapter 13 Trustee Robert A. Brothers in December 2002 before returning to consumer bankruptcy practice in August 2008.   Mr. Hauber is currently an adjunct professor at the I.U. McKinney School of Law and has written the textbook, Secured Transactions and Bankruptcy in Indiana (2d Ed.).  He has lectured on all aspects of consumer bankruptcy for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), the Indianapolis Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees, and the Office of the United States Trustee for Region 10 since 2002. He is on the NACTT Board and is the Co-Chair of the National Mortgage Committee.  Mr. Hauber offers free continuing legal education quarterly for members of the local bankruptcy bar.  He is admitted to all Indiana state courts, federal courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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