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Hon. John K. Pearson

United States Bankruptcy Judge (Retired)

Lawrence, KS

Class: I (1990)Circuit: Tenth


University of Wisconsin, Madison, B.A. (1968)
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (1973)
Admitted to California Bar (1974)
Admitted to Kansas Bar (1974)


President's College School of Law, Wichita, Kansas, Professor of Law (2001-03)
Wichita, California and Kansas Bar Associations
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges: Board of Directors (1991-94); Secretary (1999-00)
American Bankruptcy Institute: Board of Directors (1989-98); Executive Committee (1989-94); Secretary (1991-95); Chair, American Bankruptcy Institute Committee on Bankruptcy Rules
INSOL International
American Board of Certification (2003-)
American College of Bankruptcy


National Association of Credit Management Guide to Commercial Laws NACM 1995
National Association of Credit Management Bankruptcy Reorganization Guide NACM 2nd ed. 1995 Co-author
Kansas Bar Association Personal Property Secured Transactions Handbook 1994 Co-author 2d Ed.
Drafting Bankruptcy Reorganization Forms Wiley 2d ed. 1993
Kansas Bar Association Bankruptcy Handbook 1993 Editor and Chapter Author 3d ed.
Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice Clark, Boardman, Callaghan Contributor
Bankruptcy Rules and Forms Handbook Wiley Law Publications 1991 Co-author
A Guide to Challenging Consumer Bankruptcy: A Key Debt Recovery Process American Bankers Association 1991 Co-author
Texas Personal Property Secured Transactions Handbook Professional Education Systems, Inc. 1991 Co-author
A Creditor's Guide to Bankruptcy University of Wisconsin 1990
Secured Transactions Handbook for Wisconsin Lawyers and Lenders University of Wisconsin 1990 Co-author