Madeleine C. Wanslee

Hon. Madeleine C. Wanslee
Firm: United States Bankruptcy Court, Arizona
Address: U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building
230 N. First Ave., Suite 101
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Phone: (602) 682-4024
(602) 682-4000 (General)
(800) 556-9230 (Toll-Free)
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Position Bar Admissions Education
Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Judge, since March 17, 2014

Bar Admissions:
Arizona, 1989
U.S. District Court District of Arizona
U.S. Federal Courts, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington, 1988
Law Review: Gonzaga Law Review, Executive Editor, 1987 - 1988

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1985
B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Published Works:
Author, "The Ninth Circuit Embraces Partial Discharge of Student Loans," Norton Bankruptcy Law Advisor, 2003

United Student Aid Funds, Inc. v. Espinosa, 130 S.Ct. 1367, 2010

AmTrust Bank v. Fossett, 223 Ariz. 438, 224 P.3d 935, 2009

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Speaker, Going to the U.S. Supreme Court, Arizona State Bar Convention

Speaker, Bankruptcy Law Updates, Arizona State Bar Convention

Speaker, The Bankruptcy Appeals Process, Maricopa County Bar Association April

Speaker, Pending U.S. Supreme Court Bankruptcy Cases: Schwab, Milavetz, & Espinosa, State Bar of Arizona Bankruptcy Section Februar

Speaker, New Bankruptcy Rules, State Bar of Arizona August

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Lawyer Representative, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, 2008 - 2011

State Bar of Arizona, 2005 - 2006

Maricopa County Bar Association

American Bar Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

Arizona Women Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions:
The Honorable Robert Clive Jones, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judicial Law Clerk

United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada, Chief Judge

Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C.

Birth Information:
1962, Reno, Nevada, United States of America

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