The National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center Welcomes James J. Haller as New Executive Director

Posted by JIm Haller - May 11, 2023

[May 11, 2023] – The National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center (NCBRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of James J. Haller (Jim Haller) as its new Executive Director, effective May 8, 2023. A passionate advocate for consumer bankruptcy rights, Mr. Haller brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the NCBRC as it continues to serve its mission of preserving and enhancing the rights of consumer bankruptcy debtors.

As the new Executive Director, Mr. Haller will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, developing and implementing strategic initiatives, and working closely with the NCBRC board and staff to expand the organization’s reach and impact.

NCBRC President, Henry Sommer, expressed his enthusiasm for the new appointment, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome Jim Haller to NCBRC. With his extensive background in consumer bankruptcy law and unwavering commitment to protect the rights of those facing financial hardship, we are confident that Jim will lead our organization to new heights in advocating for consumer bankruptcy rights.”

Mr. Haller also serves as Director of Education at the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) where he is responsible for continuing professional development for NACBA members. His impressive track record of working on behalf of consumer debtors and his dedication to the principles of the NCBRC make him an ideal fit for the Executive Director role.

In response to his appointment, Mr. Haller said, “I am deeply honored and excited to join the National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center as Executive Director. I look forward to working with the NCBRC Board of Directors, our partners, and the broader bankruptcy community to preserve and promote the rights of consumer debtors. Together, we will ensure that individuals facing financial challenges have access to effective advocates in important appellate cases.”

About the National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center (NCBRC):

The National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center (NCBRC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the rights of consumer bankruptcy debtors, primarily by filing amicus curiae briefs in appellate courts and assisting consumer debtors’ attorneys in handling appellate cases. NCBRC offers education, advocacy, and support to bankruptcy attorneys, judges, and trustees, as well as consumer advocacy organizations and the general public. By providing research, training, and technical assistance, the NCBRC helps to ensure that consumer bankruptcy cases are resolved fairly, equitably, and in accordance with the law.

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Media Contact:

Henry Sommer

NCBRC President


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