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Hon. Charles G. Case, II

United States Bankruptcy Judge (Retired)

Santa Fe, NM

Class: XIV (2003)Circuit: Tenth


Harvard University, A.B., cum laude (1969)
Arizona State University, J.D., magna cum laude (1975)

Professional Career

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, District of Arizona (1994-13)
Member, Meyer, Hendricks, Victor, Osborn & Maledon, P.A. (1988-93)
Associate (1975-79); Partner (1979-88), Lewis and Roca


National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (1994-): At-Large Governor (2000-03); 2003 Program Committee (2002-03); President-elect (2004-05); President (2005-06)
International Insolvency Institute (1998-)
American Law Institute (1997-)
Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference: Chair (1999-00); Chair, Program Committee (1998-99); Executive Committee (1997-00)
Ninth Circuit Space and Security Committee (2001-)
Arizona State University College of Law, Adjunct Professor (1988-97)
American Bankruptcy Institute (1990-)
State Bar of Arizona (1975-)
American Bar Association (1975-)
Federal Judicial Center, Faculty (1998-)


1990- Frequent lecturer on numerous bankruptcy topics in the United States.
1996- Frequent workshop presenter in Eastern Europe and Central Asia on bankruptcy and related topics.
"Creation of Security Interests," Commercial Law and Practice Guide, 1991 Author Matthew Bender
"Recent Developments, Chapter 11 Reorganization," 1985 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 659 Co-author Callaghan
"Recent Developments, Chapter 11 Reorganization," 1984 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 425 Co-author Callaghan


Outstanding Bankruptcy Judges of 2004 (one of ten),
Outstanding Bankruptcy Judges of 1999 (one of ten),
Outstanding Bankruptcy Judges of 1998 (one of twelve),