Burr & Forman's James Roberts Awarded Young Lawyers Division Scholarship by American Bar Association

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October 2nd, 2017 - Burr & Forman announces Birmingham associate, James Roberts has been awarded a scholarship through the American Bar Association's Young Lawyer's Division (YLD) Scholarship Program.

The YLD awards 15-20 scholarships each year to young lawyers throughout the country. Scholarship recipients are selected based on their history of bar involvement, public service, and professional excellence. Over the course of the bar year, the ABA YLD Scholars will attend multiple ABA Conferences, serve on the various committees and boards of the ABA, receive mentorship from senior ABA members, and have various writing responsibilities in ABA publications.

At Burr & Forman, James' practice focuses on James' practice focuses on all aspects of corporate restructuring, bankruptcy, and insolvency proceedings, including Section 363 sales, disorderly winddowns, preference and fraudulent transfer litigation, as well as debtor and secured creditor representation. James works with clients in Chapter 11 proceedings, as well as financial institutions holding distressed debt portfolios.

For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP's experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 300 attorneys and 11 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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