2024 Alexander L. Paskay Memorial Bankruptcy Seminar

February 15-16 | Tampa, FL

Join ABI and Stetson University College of Law for the 48th Annual Alexander L. Paskay Memorial Bankruptcy Seminar, a memorial CLE program honoring the lifetime achievements of the late Bankruptcy Judge Alexander L. Paskay.

The seminar will feature programming options geared toward both business and consumer issues, taught by a faculty of prominent regional and national speakers and bankruptcy judges — and you won’t want to miss out on the numerous networking events!

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  • Registration and Continental Breakfast

  • Welcome by Program Chairs

  • Bankruptcy Crimes

  • Break


    Sponsored by Baker & Hostetler LLP

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  • Concurrent Breakouts (2)

    Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors vs. Receivership vs. Subchapter V vs. Chapter 7


    Consumer Issues Potpourri: Zoom § 341s, Chapter 13 Trustee Issues, MCA Liability (§§ 523/727), MMM

  • Break

  • Concurrent Breakouts (2)

    Chapter 11 Issues


    The Coerced Debtor and the Vulnerable/Incapacitated Debtor

  • Annual Paskay Memorial Luncheon Keynote and Networking

    Sponsored by Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A.

    Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A. logo
  • Break

  • Concurrent Breakouts (2)



    Creditor Remedies: Point/Counterpoint

  • Refreshment Break

  • Adversary Proceedings and Evidence

  • Opening Reception

  • Optional Event

    ABI Endowment Event: Tampa Bay Lightning Game at Amalie Arena 

    Sponsored by Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

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  • Partners
  • Registration and Continental Breakfast

  • Welcome Remarks and Ethics Jeopardy

  • Refreshment Break

  • Judicial Roundtable Workouts: Problems, Problems, Problems!

  • Adjourn

  • Partners
(by 12/22/23)
(after 1/25/24)
Seminar Rates*
ABI Member
Join and Save**
Govt./Academic/Nonprofit ABI Member
Govt./Academic/Nonprofit New ABI Member**
Consumer Practitioner
Young Professional***
* There will be a $50 fee added to all on-site registrations.
** Includes a one-year ABI membership for first-time members — a $425 value! You must be an ABI member to attend. Membership is individual and nonrefundable. If your membership has expired, select the member rate and add in your membership-renewal fee.
*** Members 30 years of age or younger.
Exhibitor Rates
ABI Member Exhibitor Registration****
New ABI Member Exhibitor Registration*****
Additional Booth Representative
**** Includes one 6’ table and full registration for one booth representative.
***** Includes one 6’ table and full registration for one booth representative AND a one-year ABI membership (a $425 value!).

Cancellation Policy

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if written notice of cancellation is received by January 25, 2024. No refunds will be granted after January 25, but substitutions will be allowed. After January 25, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the canceling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.

Financial Hardship Statement

ABI acknowledges that in some instances there will be persons who need to attend an educational seminar for CLE credit who are not able to pay full registration fees. ABI will handle such instances on a case-by-case basis and will work with the individual on alternative solutions. ABI also has reduced rates for government employees, professors, law clerks and students. Financial assistance is available for this program. Illinois Attorneys: If registration fees are more than $500, attorneys who qualify will receive at least a 50% reduction in the registration fee. For more information, please contact the American Bankruptcy Institute at (703) 739-0800, or send an e-mail to [email protected].

Anti-Harassment Policy

The American Bankruptcy Institute is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers. Our anti-harassment policy can be found at https://www.abi.org/about-us/bylaws-and-policies.


The Westin Tampa Waterside hotel is a scenic sanctuary amid a vibrant travel destination. ABI has arranged a special conference rate of $289 per night for a Standard room. Make your reservations by January 25, 2024, to receive this special rate. ABI cannot guarantee anyone a room after the January 25 cutoff or after the specially rated ABI block has been filled. You will receive a special room reservation link after you have registered with ABI.


725 S Harbour Island Blvd.,
Tampa, FL 33602

Conference Attire

Attire is business casual throughout the conference.

Judicial Co-Chairs

Program Chair

Advisory Board

ABI will seek CLE and CPE credit for this program.