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Hon. Joan N. Feeney

JAMS

Current Position

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
One Beacon Street Suite 2210
Boston, MA 02108
USA

Tel: 617-228-0200
Fax: 617-228-0222
Email: joan.narice.feeney@gmail.com

Class: XVI (2005)Circuit: First

Education

Connecticut College, B.A., with Distinction in two major fields (1975)
Suffolk University Law School, J.D. (1978)

Professional Career

Bankruptcy Judge (1992-); Chief Judge (2002-06), District of Massachusetts
Associate and Partner, Hanify & King, P.C. Boston, MA (1986-92)
Law Clerk, Hon. James N. Gabriel, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, D. Mass. (1982-86)
Associate, Feeney & Freeley, Boston, MA (1979-82)

Affiliations

Judicial Conference of the U.S., International Judicial Relations Committee (2007-13)
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Board of Governors; various committee positions (2003-06)
AO Bankruptcy Judges Advisory Group (2003-07)
AO Budget and Finance Advisory Council (2005-06)
American Bankruptcy Institute: Judicial Chair, Northeast Conference (2002-05); member Board of Directors (2005-10)
Boston Bar Association: Bankruptcy Section, ProBono Committee; Co-Chair, M. Ellen Carpenter Project on Financial Literacy for Students (2004-)

Publications

Bankruptcy Law Manual West 2006 Co-author
The Road Out of Debt Wiley 2010 Co-author
Chapter 9, "Property of the Estate," Chapter 11, "Theory and Practice," A Guide to Reorganization, LRP (1994) (with William C. Hillman) Co-author

Awards

Suffolk University Law School, Alumni Achievement Award (1993)
Boston Bar Association, Haskell Cohn Award for Distinguished Judicial Service (2005)
Boston Bar Association, Charles P. Normandin Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, Excellence in Education Award (2018)