Practice and Procedure

Beware of Icebergs Ahead: How to Navigate Federal Rules Changes and Terabytes of E-Discovery to Avoid Titanic Sanctions

This panel will discuss the recent changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as they pertain to e-discovery, as well as recent case law interpreting the new rules in the bankruptcy context. Our e-discovery expert and our bankruptcy practitioners will discuss the rules from the perspective of debtors, creditors and litigation targets in commercial bankruptcy cases.

$25.00
$25.00

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
$25.00

Paskay Memorial Luncheon and Keynote

Civility Now: More Than Just the Ethical Practice of Law

Committee Educational Session: Technology/Intellectual Property/Young and New Members Committees

Crossing the Digital Divide: How to Use Social Media to Augment Your Practice

$25.00
$25.00

Best Practices: Bringing and Defending Fraudulent Conveyance Claims

In this discussion, leading practitioners in both bringing and defending significant fraudulent transfer claims will describe the current best practices gleaned from their substantial experiences.

$25.00
$25.00
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Consumer Track - Puerto Rico Judges Panel

Puerto Rico judges will discuss attorneys’ fees in chapter 13 cases; summons, service of process, defaults and default judgments; the Puerto Rico homestead exemption law and recent decisions; and conducting evidentiary hearings (handling witnesses, documents and objections).

$25.00
$25.00

Consumer Track - Chapter 7 Panel

This panel will provide practical advice to attendees from the viewpoint of a chapter 7 trustee, an accountant and an attorney regarding completeness of schedules, how to properly prepare a debtor to face a chapter 7 trustee interrogation, and discussions on several administrative matters such as late-filed claims, asset-liquidation accounting and § 341 hearing continuances. The panel will also cover recent chapter 7 case law developments.

$25.00
$25.00
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