Fifteen Judges Featured at ABIs Central States Bankruptcy Workshop
FIFTEEN JUDGES FEATURED AT ABI’s CENTRAL STATES BANKRUPTCY WORKSHOP
MARCH 13, 2006,
Litigation Skills” breakfast presentation brings past and present
ABI presidents together for a demonstration of oral advocacy skills.
Participating will be Andrew W. Caine of Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl, Young,
Jones & Weintraub PC (
Panel topics for ABI’s Central States Bankruptcy Workshop include:
The “Means Test–Can
It Work?” session will include panelists David W. Allard of Allard
& Fish, PC (Detroit), David E. Grochocinski of Grochocinski,
Grochocinski & Lloyd, Ltd. (
Participating on the
“Advertising/Disclosure Notices; Rules for Debt-Relief
Agencies” panel will be Charles D. Bullock of Stevenson &
Bullock, PLC (
Participants in “The New
Administrative Vendor Claims and Their Effect on Pre-Petition Planning
and Post-Petition Consequences” session include Patrick M.
O’Keefe of O’Keefe & Associates Consulting (
Susan M. Cook of Lambert,
Leser, Isackson, Cook & Giunta, PC (
“Chapter 11 Financing
Order Issues: Casting the Die for the Case?” will include
discussions by Richard E. Kruger of Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, PC
“Small Business and Individual Chapter 11s–the New Code’s Effect on Strategies” panel participants include Ira Bodenstein of Shaw Gussis LLC (Chicago), Judge Arthur I. Harris (W.D. Ohio), Leslie Stein of Seyburn, Kahn, Ginn, Bess and Serlin, PC (Southfield, Mich.) and Paul G. Swanson of Steinhilber, Swanson, Mares, Marone & McDermott, (Oshkosh, Wis.).
The “Auto Cases: Where Is
This Road Going?” session will feature Stephen M. Gross of
McDonald Hopkins Co., LPA (Bingham Farms,
Daniel F. Dooley of
Morris-Anderson & Associates, Ltd. (
“Automatic Stay: Here
Today, Gone Tomorrow?” will feature Deborah K. Ebner of the Law
Office of Deborah K. Ebner (Chicago), Kelly M. Hagan of Hagan Law
Offices PLC (Acme,
The “Heavy Metal: Liens
on Automobiles and Personal Property in Chapters 7 and 13 after
BAPCPA” session will feature Judge Susan V. Kelley (E.D.
Wisconsin), Richardo I. Kilpatrick of Kilpatrick & Associates, PC,
(Auburn Hills, Mich), James M. Philbrick of The Law Offices
of James M. Philbrick PC (Mundelein, Ill.) and Grant F. Shipley, Shipley
& Associates (
Representation” will feature panelists Judge Pamela S. Hollis,
(N.D. Illinois), Paula Jacobi of Sugar Friedberg & Felsenthal
(Chicago), Jeffrey L. Johnston of Conway MacKenzie & Dunleavy,
11s–Auctioning Off the Company” session will include
panelists Patrick B. Howell of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC (
The “U.S. Trustee
Perspective” session will feature Nancy J. Gargula,
Lawrence A. Friedman of eCAST
Settlement Corp. (
“Breakfast with a
Judge” will feature a roundtable discussion with Judges James D.
The American Board of Certification (ABC) will offer its business bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and creditors’ rights exams at the Grand Traverse Resort on Thursday, June 15, from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Details on the certification process, exam composition and a sample exam can be obtained by calling ABC at (703) 739-1023, by e-mailing [email protected] or by visiting the ABC web site at http://www.abcworld.org.
For more information about the Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, call ABI at (703) 739-0800 or visit http://www.abiworld.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Meetings_and_Events/Upcoming_Events1/Central_States_Bankruptcy_Workshop2/Central_States_Bankruptcy_Workshop.htm. Early registrants can save $50.
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 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.abiworld.org/conferences.html.