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Hon. Barry S. Schermer

Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge

Current Position

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Eastern District of Missouri
111 S. Tenth Street
5th Floor North
St. Louis, MO 63102

Tel: 314-244-4530
Fax: 314-244-4535

Class: XI (2000)Circuit: Eighth


University of Colorado, B.A. (1969)
Washington University School of Law, J.D. (1972)

Professional Career

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Missouri (1986-)
Judge, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals (1996-)
Adjunct Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law (1988-)


Collier on Bankruptcy 1997 Contributing Editor
"Taking the Interests of the Community Into Account in Bankruptcy," Washington University Law Quarterly Fall 1994 Author, response to Professor Gross
1991 Author, "Negative Amortization and Plan Confirmation: Is It Fair and Equitable Under Section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code?" Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Vol. 8