Practice and Procedure

Conflict Issues and Getting Paid

This panel will address various ethical issues including conflicts, chapter 7 bundling and payment arrangements, and chapter 11 retention and fee applications. Learn how to identify potential conflicts, and discover strategies to deal with them. The panel will also discuss the negotiation of fee agreements before and the application for payment of fees during bankruptcy cases.

$25.00
$25.00

Selecting and Advocating Expert Witnesses

This panel will address the selection and use of expert witnesses, including tips on how to select an expert, how to prepare an expert and what a judge might find most useful.

$25.00
$25.00

Chapter 13 Hot Topics

This panel will address numerous chapter 13 hot topics, such as the use of the national plan, modified national plan and local plans, the treatment of special claims in plans, end-of-case issues, the modification of plans and related topics.

$25.00
$25.00

Blurring the Lines: The Advent and Ethics of Multidisciplinary Practice

$25.00
$25.00

ABC Program: Professionalism! Competence! Featuring Judges on Best Practices

Bankruptcy judges sound off on the best (and worst) behavior of our bankruptcy brothers and sisters. Join us in our first ABC-sponsored session!

$25.00
$25.00

Coaching Your Non-Expert Witness

Have you ever had your expert sink your case with the wrong words? This no longer needs to be the case. Learn how to get the best testimony out of nonprofessional witnesses, including business owners and CFOs. This panel will discuss various evidentiary matters, including the use of affidavits, how to get hearsay in, special rules for business owners (valuation testimony and how to make it credible), direct testimony and business records.

$25.00
$25.00

Artificial Intelligence: Why It Matters to Your Future Bankruptcy Practice

$25.00
$25.00

Effective Motion Practice: Pointers, Checklists, Templates, Best Practices and More

Sharpen your motion-practice skills and become a more effective and prepared advocate for your client by attending this practical session. Focusing on chapter 11 cases, panelists will discuss tips and practice pointers for motions for relief from stay, asset sales, post-petition financing, use of cash collateral, 2004 exams and more. Presentation of arguments and evidence will be discussed, and checklists and forms will be distributed.

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Workshop III: Practicing with the New Chapter 13 Form and Rule Changes

This panel will help sort through the following questions: What districts are adopting the model chapter 13 plan? What changes are being made to current form plans to conform to the requirements of the model form? How will the shortened deadline for filing proofs of claim affect chapter 13 administration? How will the new rules promulgated by the CFPB affect mortgage lenders and consumers?

$25.00
$25.00

Bankruptcy Law Is Too Difficult for Article III Judges

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