Consumer Bankruptcy Journal Summer 2017 - Page 6

President’s REPORT NACBA MEMBER RECOGNITION By Jim Haller, Esq. Sulaiman Law Group, Ltd. Oak Brook, Illinois View Bio O n May 7, 2017, NACBA wrapped up another successful convention. Each year, NACBA frequently recognizes the contributions of its members and key allies who go above and beyond the call of duty in helping NACBA realize its goals. The following individuals were recognized at NACBA’s 25th Annual Convention for their contributions. Champion of Consumer Rights In recognition of and appreciation for an individual’s’ extraordinary service in protecting American Consumers and their critical role in preserving the rights of consumer debtors in need of bankruptcy relief. Recipients: Maureen Thompson (VA) and Mark Segal, Esq. (NV). Past recipients of this award include: Hon. Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senate, U.S. Representative Elijah E. Cummings, Hon. Richard Durbin, U.S. Senate, U.S. Representative Zoe Lofgren, California State Assembly Member Bob Wieckowski, Senator Kamala Harris to name a few. 6 CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY JOURNAL Summer 2017 National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys