Elizabeth L. Perris

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Elizabeth L. Perris
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Current Court Information:
United States bankruptcy court, District of Oregon
Title:   Judge
Active:   1984-Present
Past position:   Attorney, private practice
Personal History
Undergraduate:   UC Berkeley, 1972
Law School:   UC Davis, 1975

Elizabeth L. Perris is a federal bankruptcy judge for the United States bankruptcy court, District of Oregon. She was appointed to the court in 1984.[1]


Perris receive her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1972 and her J.D. from the University of California, Davis in 1975.[2][3]


  • Attorney, private practice
  • Bankruptcy trustee
  • Bankruptcy court law clerk
  • Adjunct professor, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Adjunct professor, Willamette University College of Law[3]

Awards and achievements


  • 2008: Wallace P. Carson Judicial Excellence Award, Oregon State Bar
  • 2007: Pro Bono Award, Multnomah Bar Association
  • 2001: Excellence in Education Award, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Endowment for Education
  • 1994: Award of Merit, OSB Debtor-Creditor Section for extraordinary contributions to continuing legal education
  • 1990: Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy
  • 1989: Oregon State Bar President’s Service Award for outstanding contributions to continuing legal education[3]


  • Past board member, Federal Judicial Center
  • Past chair, Bankruptcy Judges' Education Committee
  • Member, Bankruptcy Section of the Federal Bar Association
  • Member, OSB Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • Member, OSB Debtor-Creditor Section[3]

See also

External links


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