Judge Carey has served on the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware since December 9, 2005 (and was chief judge from 2008 to 2011), having first been appointed as a bankruptcy judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on January 25, 2001. He is a member of the Committee on Space and Facilities of the Judicial Conference of the United States, and on the Third Circuit Judicial Council’s Facilities and Security Committee. Judge Carey is Global Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association. He is on the Board of Directors of the American Bankruptcy Institute and is a member of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. He is a contributing author to Collier on Bankruptcy and Collier Forms Manual. Judge Carey is also an adjunct professor in Temple University’s Beasley School of Law and in the LL.M. in Bankruptcy program at St. John’s University School of Law. He began his legal career in 1979 as law clerk to Bankruptcy Judge Thomas M. Twardowski, and then served as Clerk of Court of the Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Judge Carey received his J.D. in 1979 from the Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. in 1976 from The Pennsylvania State University.
Judge Carey teaches Bankruptcy Sales with Judge Shannon.