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ABIs 6th Annual Chicago Consumer Bankruptcy Conference to Be Held October 14

Alexandria, Va. – Chicago-area consumer bankruptcy practitioners will have the opportunity to examine current issues affecting their profession at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI’s) Sixth Annual Chicago Consumer Bankruptcy Conference on Oct. 14, to be held at the Gleacher Center at The University of Chicago. Faculty members include experienced local chapter 7 and 13 consumer attorneys, bankruptcy judges and panel trustees from the Northern District of Illinois and a representative from the Chicago Office of the U.S. Trustee. Attendees have the opportunity to earn 6.5/7.5 CLE/7.5 credits, including 1.25/1.5 ethics credits. The judicial chair of the conference is Bankruptcy Judge Janet S. Baer (N.D. Ill.; Chicago). Panel sessions include: • The Taxman Is Here: A Discussion of Various Issues at the Intersection of Bankruptcy and Taxes • Ch-ch-ch-changes: Questions and Comments on the Proposed Uniform National Plan Form • How to Please Your Trustee: Practice Pointers to Help You Navigate Bankruptcyland • Weird (and Other Unrecorded) Liens and Bankruptcy • The Ethics of Debt-Relief Agencies and Court-Approved Retention Agreements For the full schedule and list of speakers, please click here: If you are a member of the press and would like to attend the Chicago Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, please contact John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or [email protected] For more information on ABI’s Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, please visit ### 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