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Introduction to Consumer Bankruptcy Law

Wednesday April 10

  • By: Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc.
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Brooklyn Bar Association
    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.

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 October 10, 2013.

Presented by: JOHN MCMANUS, ESQ., Director, Consumer Bankruptcy Project, City Bar Justice Center & BRUCE WEINER, ESQ., Partner, Rosenberg, Musso & Weiner, LLP

To register, please email name, address and phone number to

  • CLE Credit Comments: 3 CLE Credits: Professional Practice Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for each 6 hours of eligible pro bono service. To register, please email name, address and phone number to

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Pat Layden, a private practitioner in McAlester, Oklahoma, has volunteered many hours to promote equal access to justice in Oklahoma. He served Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Inc. as Board member and past President of the Board and as a pro bono attorney. Pro Bono Net thanks Legal Aid Services of Oklahama (LASO) for sharing this inspiring volunteer story about his work on a hotly contested child custody case where a young mother, with a critically ill infant was involved in a custody battle over her one–year old daughter. LEARN MORE

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