On March 19, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 351 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Supplemental verified statement and declaration of Michael P. Murphy with respect to motion for order appointing a legal representative to represent the interests of unknown tort claimants in the reorganization cases and application to employ Michael P. Murphy as unknown claims representative Filed by Debtor Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup (RE: related document(s)348 Application to Employ). (Fella, Elizabeth). Modified on 3/19/2015 to add title text to entry. (ac) (Entered: 03/19/2015 at 12:37:16)
Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on November 12, 2013. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 13-13676. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Thuma. The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup in the bankruptcy case.