Introduction to Consumer Bankruptcy Law

Tuesday February 09

  • By: Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Brooklyn Bar Association Auditorium
    123 Remsen Street, 1st Floor
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Contact:
    Kate Evanciew
    Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.
  • Website:

This program is designed for attorneys who are new to low-asset, low-income Chapter 7 Bankruptcies. Topics will include: Overview of Steps in a Consumer Bankruptcy; General Principles of Consumer Bankruptcy; Changes under BAPCPA 2005 and Petition and Form Preparation.

With special remarks by
Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong
US Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York

Presentations by
John McManus, Esq., Director, Consumer Bankruptcy Project, City Bar Justice Center

Bruce Weiner, Esq., Partner
Rosenberg, Musso & Weiner

The cost of this course is $150 or is FREE to those who accept at least one pro bono referral for a Bankruptcy or other matter from the VLP before August 9, 2010. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.

  • CLE Credit Comments: 3 MCLE Credits: Professional Practice. This course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys. Please use attached registration form to sign up for this course. Requested information may be emailed to or faxed to 718-624-3926. The VLP maintains a financial hardship policy. For more information, call 718-624-3894 ext 4.
  • Attachment(s): Flyer_Feb9.pdf