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Committee seeks nominations for 2020 Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award

The Missouri Bar's Bankruptcy Creditor-Debtor Rights Committee, to honor the memory of Michael R. Roser, has established an annual award. The Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award will be presented to an individual who manifests the highest standard of excellence in bankruptcy practice, who has contributed distinctively to the development and appreciation of bankruptcy law, and/or who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of bankruptcy administration or practice.

A special subcommittee has been formed to accept nominations. If you desire to nominate an individual, send information no later than July 10, 2020, by email to:


by mail to:

Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award
c/o Honorable Dennis R. Dow
United States Bankruptcy Court
400 East Ninth Street, Room. 6562
Kansas City, MO 64106

In your nomination of a candidate, please address specifically his/her activities in the areas of bankruptcy practice, other law practice, bar activities, as well as any other factors or characteristics which you believe the committee should consider in selecting the recipient of the award.