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Changing Landscape of the Mortgage Industry Student Loans and Ethics Issues Among Topics to Be Addressed at ABIs 2nd Annual Western Consumer Bankruptcy Conference

Alexandria, Va. — Southwestern consumer bankruptcy practitioners will not want to miss ABI’s 2nd Annual Western Consumer Bankruptcy Conference on Jan. 20, 2014, at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The conference is designed especially for consumer bankruptcy practitioners with hot topics such as current real estate problems, student loan issues and ethical bankruptcy practice. Sessions at the conference include: Timely panel sessions include: • Demystifying Current Real Estate Problems • Student Loans & Case Law Update • Reaffirmations and Related Ethics Issues • Bankruptcy Treatment of Same-Sex Marriage, Domestic Partnerships and Civil Unions in a Post-DOMA World Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 6.25/7.5 hours of general CLE/CPE credit and 1.25/1.5 hours of ethics, and the event concludes with a networking reception. For more information on the conference, please visit http://www.abiworld.org/WCBC14/schedule.html. If you are a member of the press and would like to attend the Western Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, please contact ABI Public Affairs Manager John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or jhartgen@abiworld.org. Full information on ABI’s 2nd Annual Western Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, including sponsors, optional events and rates, can be found at http://www.abiworld.org/WCBC14/. ### 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 over 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 www.abiworld.org. For additional conference information, visit http://www.abiworld.org/conferences.html.