On January 23, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 427 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Amended Application to Employ Michael R. Hogan as Future Claims Representative Filed by Debtor ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP OF HELENA, MONTANA, A MONTANA RELIGIOUS CORPORATION SOLE (DIOCESE OF HELENA). (ANDERSON, BRUCE)
Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 31, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Montana. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-60074. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher. The law firm of Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana in the bankruptcy case.