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Gregory A. Burrell


Current Position

Standing Chapter 13 Trustee
District of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Class: XXXIV (2023)Circuit: Eighth
Gregory A. Burrell attended Xavier University and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a Minor in Business Administration. He worked full-time at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta New Orleans Branch while attending Xavier University full-time. He earned his law degree from Southern University Law Center where he also studied Abroad in London. After graduating from law school Gregory worked as counsel to a chapter 7 panel trustee and also handled consumer chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy matters. He then went on to work as staff counsel to a chapter 13 trustee. In addition to his full-time role serving as staff counsel to the chapter 13 trustee, Gregory started a bankruptcy law clinic at Southern University Law Center where he taught bankruptcy law to third year law students. The clinic also gave students the opportunity to get practical experience representing indigent debtors in chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Gregory was appointed chapter 13 trustee for the District of Minnesota effective October 1, 2013. He is a recipient of the NACTT tireless time and effort award, the distinguished trustee award, and the Southern University Law Center Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award. He is a fellow of the 34th Class (2023) of the American College of Bankruptcy. Gregory authored an article titled “Eliminating Implicit Bias in the Bankruptcy Process” which was featured in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Journal. Gregory serves as a permanent member of the bankruptcy rules practice committee in the District of Minnesota, is the current Vice President of the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees, and affiliates with the National Bar Association, Bankruptcy IDEA Consortium, American Bankruptcy Institute, and the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees. Gregory is a frequent speaker both locally and nationally on bankruptcy related topics. He is very involved in his community as he teaches a weekly bible study to inmates at the Hennepin County Department of Corrections, and serves as a mentor to career seeking law students through the Tom Vaughn internship program.