Professor Yochum earned his B.A. in 1974 from Carnegie Mellon and his J.D. in 1977
from Georgetown University. He trained as a tax lawyer, became a bankruptcy hobbyist, and
now primarily toils over issues of professional responsibility. He has been the Chairman
of the Law School’s Continuing Legal Education Committee (CLE) for more than a decade. 

Professor Yochum is a frequent lecturer for regional and national organizations, such as
the Allegheny County Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and numerous other
bar associations and accounting groups, including the regional Tri-State Bankruptcy
Annual Symposium, the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and the National
Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.