ABIs Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Skills Training Set for Feb. 3

ABIs Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Skills Training Set for Feb. 3

Contact: John Hartgen
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December 9, 2009, Alexandria, Va. — The Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Skills Training program on Feb. 3, 2010, will provide Georgia practitioners and bankruptcy professionals the tools necessary to hone their consumer bankruptcy litigation skills. The American Bankruptcy Institute, the Bankruptcy Section of the Atlanta Bar Association and the Metro-Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Group are sponsoring this interactive one-day training seminar that will allow attendees to earn up to 6.0 total CLE hours in Georgia, including five trial hours, one ethics hour and one professionalism hour. The programming will be led by a faculty of prominent consumer bankruptcy practitioners and trial attorneys.

The program chairs for the seminar are Tamara Miles Ogier of Ellenberg, Ogier, Rothschild & Rosenfeld, PC (Atlanta) and Richard H. Thomson of Clark and Washington, PC (Atlanta). The judicial chair for the seminar is Bankruptcy Judge C. Ray Mullins (Atlanta).

Seminar programming includes:

  • Debtor and Creditor Representation Breakouts (Two-part Session), led by bankruptcy and trial facilitators, covering stay litigation, mortgage litigation and adversary proceedings
  • Preparing the Trial Notebook, and Witness Examination Skills (Direct, Cross and Experts)
  • Mock Trial and Feedback/Discussion
  • Ethical Quandaries and Professional Pitfalls for Attorneys Regarding the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

To view the full list of panelists and session descriptions for the Atlanta Consumer Bankruptcy Skills Training, please click here: http://www.abiworld.org/ATL10a/schedule.html


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 12,400 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 www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.