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Judge's Information

S. Martin Teel, Jr. has served as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Columbia since 1988.  Upon graduating in 1970 from the University of Virginia School of Law, he clerked for Judge Roger Robb of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  From 1971 to 1988, he served at the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (first as a trial attorney and then as an assistant section chief), representing the government in civil tax matters (including bankruptcy cases). 

Chambers: (202) 354-3530

Courtroom Deputy: Aimee Mathewes (202) 354-3178  

Judge Elizabeth L. Gunn has served as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Columbia since 2020.  Prior to taking the bench, Judge Gunn practiced in law firms representing constituents of all types in bankruptcy cases and from 2015-2020 served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia as the bankruptcy specialist for the Division of Child Support Enforcement.  She is a graduate cum laude of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and Boston College Law School.

Chambers: (202)-354-3030

Courtroom Deputy: Aimee Mathewes (202) 354-3178