Adjunct Faculty, Minnesota District U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge
Kathleen Sanberg is a member of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota. She was appointed to the 14-year term by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in 2012. Prior to that time, she had been a judge in the Minnesota Tax Court since 2001. She practiced in the areas of financial institutions, loan workout, and bankruptcy as an associate (1990-95) and then a partner (1995-2001) with Faegre Baker Daniels. Among her many professional and volunteer activities, Judge Sanberg has been a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Council and Assembly, representing the Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA); a founding member of the AMICUS Society; and a member of the Minnesota Women Lawyers (MWL) Advisory Board. She received the Myra Bradwell Award from MWL in 2012. She has served on the HCBA Board of Directors and has been an officer in the MSBA Bankruptcy Section and co-edited its Bankruptcy Bulletin. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. She has served on and participated in many other community boards and activities.
|Description of course 808 :||This course will introduce students to basic principles of bankruptcy law and practice. Students will explore topics like eligibility for bankruptcy, powers of the bankruptcy trustee, collection and distribution of the debtor's estate, rights of creditors and discharge of the debtor. Although the course will focus on individual bankruptcy under Chapter 7 of the bankruptcy laws, students will also examine issues of corporate reorganization under Chapter 11 and rehabilitation under Chapter 13.|