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Bankruptcy Appeals, Savings in Chapter 13, Technology-Related Ethical Issues And More To Be Discussed At ABI’s Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference On October 14

Alexandria, Va. — Chicago-area consumer bankruptcy practitioners will have the opportunity to examine current issues affecting the profession at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI’s) Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference on Oct. 14 (Columbus Day) at the Jenner & Block Conference Center in downtown Chicago. Faculty members include experienced local chapter 7 and 13 consumer attorneys and panel trustees, five Seventh Circuit bankruptcy judges, and the conference’s namesake, ABI Past-President and Retired Bankruptcy Judge Eugene R. Wedoff (ret.). In addition to insightful sessions, the conference will feature a special plenary session with an update from members of the ABI Commission on Consumer Bankruptcy. The Commission released its Final Report in April containing recommendations for improving the consumer bankruptcy system. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 7.5/9 hours of CLE/CPE credit, including 1.25/1.5 hours of ethics. The judicial chair of the conference is Bankruptcy Judge Beth E. Hanan (E.D. Wis.; Milwaukee).

Conference sessions include:

  • Seventh Circuit Case Law Update
  • Bankruptcy Appeals
  • Technology-Related Ethical Issues
  • Savings in a Chapter 13
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Coverage Counsel at § 341 Meetings

For more information on the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, including the full list of panel speakers, please click here.

If you are a member of the press and would like to attend the Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, please contact John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or jhartgen@abiworld.org.

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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 nearly 11,000 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 www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abi.org/calendar-of-events.