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Top Consumer Bankruptcy Issues to Be Discussed at ABI's Fifth Annual Memphis Consumer Bankruptcy Conference June 5

Alexandria, Va. — Consumer bankruptcy practitioners in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas will examine current issues affecting the insolvency profession at the American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI’s) Fifth Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Conference on June 5 at the University of Memphis School of Law. Faculty members include experienced local chapter 7 and 13 consumer attorneys, bankruptcy judges, panel trustees from Tennessee and Mississippi, and representatives from the Memphis Office of the U.S. Trustee. Attendees have the opportunity to earn 7/8 hours of CLE/CPE credit, including 1 hour of ethics credit. The conference will close with a panel of judges discussing today’s priority issues in consumer bankruptcy for the Mid-South region.


The program chair for the Memphis Consumer Bankruptcy Conference is Charles D. Bullock of Stevenson & Bullock, PLC (Southfield, Mich.), and the judicial chair is Bankruptcy Judge James L. Croom (W.D. Tenn.; Memphis).


Sessions for the 5th Annual Memphis Consumer Bankruptcy Conference include:


  • Hot Topics and the Latest and Greatest: Supreme Court and Lower Court Case Law Update
  • Bankruptcy Crimes
  • In the News: Same-Sex Marriage, Student Loan and Marijuana Cases
  • Trustees’ Roundtable: How to Please Your Trustee (Chapters 7 and 13)
  • Ethical Considerations in Chapter Choice
  • Judicial and Collateral Estoppel
  • Judges’ Panel: A View from the Bench


To view the full list of expert speakers and other conference information at the Memphis Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, please click here.





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 than12,000 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