Posted: July 30, 2021

Judge Beesley Retirement Announcement

Bankruptcy Judge Bruce T. Beesley of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada announced his retirement effective Aug. 31, 2021.

Our Court has been very fortunate to have an incredible jurist and good friend.

Judge Beesley was appointed as a bankruptcy judge for the District of Nevada on Jan. 2, 2011, and served as chief bankruptcy judge of his court from Oct. 1, 2015 – March 31, 2020. Prior to his appointment to the bench, he was a partner and served as the bankruptcy group leader for the Lewis and Roca LLP offices in Reno, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was a partner at Beckley Singleton, Ltd., in Las Vegas, from 2006 to 2007, and was a shareholder and president of Beesley, Peck & Matteoni, Ltd., in Reno from 1995 to 2006.

Judge Beesley received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 1975 and his juris doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he graduated with distinction.

In the near future, Judge Beesley’s cases will be reassigned to another bankruptcy judge. If there are noticing requirements due to the reassignment, the court will send notice through the Bankruptcy Noticing Center. Please contact the court’s help desk with questions at (866) 232-1266.