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ABI Workshop on Nov. 15 to Feature Experts Discussing Issues Surrounding Student Loans and Bankruptcy

Alexandria, Va. — The second session of the abiWorkshops series, to be held on Nov. 15, will feature leading experts examining student loans and bankruptcy in a program titled, "You Can’t Discharge Student Loans in Bankruptcy – Or Can You?,” which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET in the ABI Headquarters Conference Center in Alexandria, Va. Experts panelists include Bankruptcy Judge Laurel Isicoff (S.D. Fla.; Miami), Jon T. Pearson of Ballard Spahr (Philadelphia) and Prof. Susan E. Hauser of North Carolina Central University (Durham, N.C.), who co-authored ABI’s newest publication, Graduating with Debt: Student Loans under the Bankruptcy Code. Topics to be covered on the Nov. 15 program include: - Student Lending Today: Who Borrows, How Much, Delinquency & Default Trends - Repayment Options: Income-Based Repayment and New Lender/Servicer Programs - Litigation under § 523(a)(8): What Proofs Are Needed? Evidence Demonstration The abiWorkshops series provides two great ways for attendees to participate: in person at the ABI Conference Center, or via a live webstream. For more information and a full list of scheduled speakers, please click here: Members of the press looking to attend the program should contact John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or ### ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes more than 13,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit For additional conference information, visit