Essentials of Handling Pro Bono Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases

  • 9:30 AM - 12:10 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)
  • Pro Bono Program/Legal Services Organization

Cost: $150*

This program is designed to teach attorneys with little or no bankruptcy experience how to handle a pro bono Chapter 7 bankruptcy case from start to finish. Experienced attorney speakers will cover topics such as preparing and filing the Chapter 7 petition, representing the client at the 341 meeting of creditors, and concluding the case. The speakers will also provide attendees with tips and considerations for working with low-income clients.

- Sam Della Fera, Jr., Esq., Member, Chiesa Shahinian Giantomasi PC
- Scott Sherman, Esq., Partner, Minion Sherman
- Nari Wang, Esq., Staff Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers for Justice

*NOTE: CLE fees are waived for non-attorneys and attorneys who agree to represent one VLJ pro bono client (one per course you attend) in the area of law covered by the training, within the proceeding year. Indicate your volunteer interest upon registration and no payment is required.