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Notice is hereby given that the Editorial Advisory Board of the American Bankruptcy Law Journal (“ABLJ”) is accepting applications for the following positions:  Editor in Chief and two positions as Associate Editors.  

The ABLJ Editor in Chief has overall responsibility for the editing and publication of four (4) ABLJ issues annually. He or she reviews and accepts scholarly articles for publication, supervises the ABLJ’s peer review process, prepares annual and mid-year reports to the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (“NCBJ”), and is chair of and conducts all meetings of the ABLJ Editorial Advisory Board.  The Editor in Chief shall serve for a term of four (4) years commencing on January 1, 2018 and must be a member of the NCBJ.  Preference for appointment as Editor in Chief will be given to a past Associate Editor of the ABLJ.  The Editor in Chief earns a salary of $18,000 per year, payable quarterly.

The two positions of Associate Editors are for two (2) year terms from January 2018 to December 2020 which may be renewed for one additional, two-year term.   Associate Editors assist the Editor in Chief in editing articles and publishing the ABLJ and shall perform any and all duties assigned by the Editor in Chief.  Associate Editors earn a salary of $6,000 per year, payable quarterly.

 Persons interested in any of these positions should have a strong background in legal writing and editing.  Applicants for the Editor in Chief position should also have experience in corporate governance and in leadership of organizations.  A cover letter, including a summary of qualifications for the respective position being applied for, a resume, and a writing sample should be sent no later than June 23, 2017 at 5:00 PM to Hon. Joan N. Feeney, ABLJ Business Manager.  Applications may be sent either by email to or by regular mail to Hon. Joan N. Feeney, 1150 John W. McCormack Post Office and Court House, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109. The ABLJ Editorial Advisory Board shall consider applications at its meeting on July 24, 2017, and shall make recommendations for appointments to the three positions to the NCBJ Board of Governors, which shall consider approval of the appointments at its annual meeting on October 8, 2017.

Any questions about the positions or nomination process should be sent by email to Judge Elizabeth E. Brown, ABLJ Editor in Chief, at or Judge Joan Feeney, ABLJ Business Manager, at