Rebecca B. Connelly – the standing Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee in the Western District – has been selected as a U.S. bankruptcy judge by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Connelly will succeed Bankruptcy Judge Ross W. Krumm as his term ends in August, according to a release from Chief U.S. District Judge Glen E. Conrad and Chief Bankruptcy Judge William F. Stone Jr.
Connelly practiced in both the Eastern and Western Districts before becoming trustee in 2000. A graduate of the Washington & Lee law school, she lives in Lexington.