Professional Responsibility of Counsel in Consumer Cases: It Isn’t Just Filling Out Forms

Efficient and effective preparation of petitions is a core competency for debtors’ lawyers. To that end, this panel will examine such issues as counsel’s duty to investigate a debtor’s financial affairs, best practices for doing so, appropriate use of staff, avoiding ECF misuse, and the consequences of failing to discharge these duties.

$25.00
Price: $25.00
SKU: 162435
Duration: 
75 mins
Faculty: 
"Hon. Donald R. Cassling, Moderator U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.); Chicago Patrick S. Layne Office of the U.S. Trustee; Chicago Dean R. Nelson, Jr. The Taunt Law Firm; Birmingham, Mich. William E. Wallo Weld Riley, S.C.; Eau Claire, Wis."

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