National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center Seeks Part-time Executive Director

Posted by JIm Haller - February 16, 2023

The National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center is seeking a new Executive Director. The position will consist of remote work as an independent contractor, approximately half time, although hours may vary from month to month.

The National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to protecting the integrity of the bankruptcy system and preserving the rights of consumer bankruptcy debtors.  Created in 2010, NCBRC was founded by the Board of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys to provide assistance to consumer debtors and their counsel in cases likely to impact consumer bankruptcy law. For more information, please see our website at:

Duties include:

• Coordinating and supervising the filing of amicus briefs in appellate courts around the country, including recruiting brief writers and writing some of the briefs
• Advising consumer debtors’ counsel re appeals they have filed or are considering, including review of briefs
• Coordinating fundraising, including writing grant applications
• Overseeing efforts to educate attorneys about bankruptcy appeals, including presentations at CLE programs,
• Ensuring NCBRC’s web site is updated, and
• Reporting to the NCBRC Board of Directors

Qualifications include:

• Experience in consumer bankruptcy appellate matters
• Deep knowledge of consumer bankruptcy law
• Excellent legal writing and verbal communication skills
• Juris Doctor Degree and admission to and good standing in a state and federal bar, and
• Demonstrated commitment to working on behalf of consumer debtors

Compensation is at an hourly rate, based on experience.

For a detailed job description or questions about position contact

To apply, send a resume, two references, and one or two writing samples (preferably appellate briefs) to

This position will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted by March 15, 2023.
The National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work-related factors.

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