National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Member Board of Directors
Gene Melchionne is a native of Waterbury, Connecticut and currently resides and practices there. He is an avid boater, amateur musician, and MacUser, spending every weekend on his boat with his guitar and iPad. He is a member of the Board of Directors for National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He graduated from Drake University School of Law in 1980 where he received the American Jurisprudence Award for academic excellence. In 2007, he was appointed to the Supreme Court’s Commission on Foreclosures, a role he continues in to this day. Formerly, Melchionne was Vice President of the Waterbury Credit Bureau and a member of the Northwestern Regional Council of the American Institute of Banking and the only attorney to receive its prestigious Ken Kovel Award. He has also been repeatedly recognized by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Pro Bono service to indigent consumers.Gene is a long-time member of NACBA and a national speaker on bankruptcy law, consumer representation and use of technology in the law office. He has been featured on the PBS show “NOW“, appeared on a segment of “Your Money” on CNN and the CBS Evening News. He has been interviewed by the New York Times, Business Week, the Connecticut Law Tribune and numerous Connecticut newspapers. He has testified before the Connecticut legislature and in court as an expert in bankruptcy law issues.