Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2021

  • Bankruptcy
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)

A webinar from the Practising Law Institute; Complimentary Access is possible

Consumer bankruptcy lawyers are the solution for millions of individuals facing financial difficulties. This half-day program will provide legal and practical information for both experienced consumer bankruptcy lawyers and lawyers who do not regularly practice in this field but are finding an increasing need to understand essential information in this area. The program will address issues that are not frequently addressed in consumer bankruptcy seminars but that are vital to a bankruptcy practice. The program will also feature a review of important recent cases and hot topics. The program features a dynamic group of panelists including Bankruptcy Judges, a United States Trustee, Chapter 7 panel trustees and experienced debtor and creditor attorneys.

What You Will Learn

Diversity, equity and inclusion: identifying and developing strategies for attorneys’ unconscious biases in a bankruptcy practice; best practices for limited English proficiency clients at section 341(a) meetings
Views from the Bench: what consumer bankruptcy lawyers should know about appeals
Views from the Office of the United States Trustee: role of the United States Trustee and current issues
Death and inheritances in bankruptcy cases
Recent case law and hot topics