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About the NCBC

The NCBC was formed in 1980 to serve the professional needs of the newly created position of Clerk of Court for the United States Bankruptcy Courts.  Initial membership was only open to appointed Clerks of Court, but was later expanded to include deputy clerks, as well as others interested in the bankruptcy community.

Through the years, the NCBC has been a voice on matters that impact the bankruptcy system, and our president sits as an ex-officio member of the Bankruptcy Clerks Advisory Group.  Here we can raise issues and be advocates for issues which our membership supports.

As a result of the expansion of the membership categories, NCBC also broadened its mission, essentially focusing its efforts in four areas: Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Solutions.  This has been incorporated into everything that NCBC does, highlighted by the annual education conference.

Edward Emmons, NCBC President

NCBC Member Benefits

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Click here to see some of the ways you can be involved with the NCBC.

The NCBC assists other members of the court family as well as affected communities when natural disasters strike. Click here to see some of the recent ways the NCBC has reached out to lend a hand to those in need.


The 2019 annual conference will meet in Chicago August 5th-8th. Click here to see the latest information on the conference or to see a listing of past conferences.

NCBC members are eligible to receive individual awards and are nominated by their peers.

Courts are eligible to receive membership awards based on the percentage of employees who are active NCBC members.

Courts can sign up to mentor other courts in areas where they have specialized experience or skills. Courts can request to be a mentee when seeking guidance or expertise from other courts.

Click here to complete a mentor or mentee application on-line.

The NCBC publishes a quarterly newsletter to keep members informed of upcoming NCBC initiatives and events. Click here to see the latest edition of the Impact.

The NCBC offers a wide range of services to its members in the areas of retirement planning and insurance. Click here to learn more about these services and opportunities.

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Clerks Board of Directors invites you to make inquiries or leave feedback by clicking here. We thank you for your support of the NCBC.