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New to the Archives: The Oral History of Hon. Steven Rhodes

March 17, 2017

Recorded on March 19, 2016, the oral history of Judge Steven Rhodes is the latest addition to the American College of Bankruptcy’s Oral History Collection.

Interviewed by University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Law Professor, Melissa Jacoby, on March 19, 2016, the oral history of Judge Steven Rhodes is the latest addition to the American College of Bankruptcy’s Oral History Collection. 

Judge Rhodes was a bankruptcy judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan. He received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University in 1970 and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan in 1972. He was appointed in 1985 to the Eastern District of Michigan. Judge Rhodes served on the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from 1997 until 2004. He was appointed to another four-year term on the BAP on January 1, 2008. Rhodes retired from the bench on December 31, 2013, and assumed senior status. He retired from his senior status position on February 18, 2015 and in 2016, began as transition manager of the Detroit Public Schools.

View to the oral history here.