Advisory Council (12kb PDF)
This document contains a list of the members of the Advisory Council that helped guide the University of Maryland and the Library of Congress in the effort to preserve the Brobeck digital materials. The members of the Advisory Council volunteered their time and provided general input, but they did not provide legal advise to the project nor did they officially "sign off" on the documents that were submitted to the Court.
Brobeck Transcript - July 18, 2006 - Excerpt (44kb PDF)
On July 18, 2006, Judge Dennis Montali presided over a hearing in United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division, about the disposition of the Brobeck digital records. This document is a transcript of the part of the hearing that dealt with this matter.
D Kirsch - Declaration - Motion to Abandon (408kb PDF)
This declaration was submitted by David Kirsch, director of the project to preserve the Brobeck digital records in a Closed Archive.
Ex B - Kirsch Option Sheet 0628 (116kb PDF)
This is a copy of the Option Sheet that was distributed by the Estate to the list of former Brobeck clients.
Greenspan Declaration (92kb PDF)
This declaration was submitted by Brobeck Trustee Ronald Greenspan in June 2006 in support of the motion to turnover and abandon the Brobeck digital records.
Greenspan Report Feb 2005 (280kb PDF)
This document, prepared by Brobeck Ronald Greenspan and his attorney Bennett Murphy in early 2005, summarizes Brobeck's financial picture in its final years of operation.
M Rasenberger - Declaration - Motion to Abandon (144kb PDF)
This declaration was submitted by Mary Rasenberger, Director of the National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Project at the Library of Congress, in support of the effort to preserve the Brobeck digital records in a Closed Archive.
Montali - Signed Order - Aug - 2006 (596kb PDF)
The Court Order signed by Judge Dennis Montali and entered into the docket in August 2006 includes the final version of the Closed Archive Methodology that will guide the creation and operation of the Brobeck Closed Archive.
Motion Re: Turnover and Abandonment (708kb PDF)
This motion and supporting exhibits was submitted by Hennigan, Bennett & Dorman LLP on behalf of the Brobeck Estate in June 2006. These documents provide support for the creation of the Closed Archive.
R Gordon - Declaration - Motion to Abandon (156kb PDF)
This declaration was submitted by Robert Gordon of the Yale Law School in support of the effort to preserve the Brobeck digital records in a Closed Archive.
S Davis - Declaration - Motion to Abandon (240kb PDF)
This declaration was submitted by Susan Davis of the University of Maryland in support of the effort to preserve the Brobeck digital records in a Closed Archive.
UMD - Final Methodology Comparing Filed & Revised 83 (48kb PDF)
This document shows the changes that were made to the Closed Archive Methodology in response to the comments of Judge Dennis Montali on July 18, 2006.
W Gallivan - Declaration - Motion to Abandon (176kb PDF)
This declaration was submitted by Susan Davis of the University of Maryland in support of the effort to preserve the Brobeck digital records in a Closed Archive.