Consumer Bankruptcy

Claims Madness

Discussion of various claims related topics and issues including the impact and implications of the Supreme Court’s May 2017 decision in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson.

$25.00
$25.00

Current Developments with Bill Rochelle

Bill Rochelle will review the cases creating a bankruptcy buzz that practitioners should be aware of.

$25.00
$25.00

Best Ethical Practices for the Consumer Lawyer

Ethics is not just a course you must take to keep your license. Ethical guidelines are something that should be incorporated in your day-to-day practice.

$25.00
$25.00

Appeals 101: Practical Tips and Considerations in Bankruptcy Appeals

Considering an appeal? Learn some practical tips and considerations from this panel of experts and judges.

$25.00
$25.00

The Alphabet Soup of Consumer Statutes

FDCPA, FCRA, TILA, RESPA, so many letters, so little time. This panel will discuss the litany of statutes designed to protect the consumer that all practitioners that work in the consumer space should be aware of.

$25.00
$25.00

Dealing with Student Loans in Bankruptcy: Direct Assault on Brunner or Ways Around It?

The Frank W. Koger Lecture was established by Frank W. Koger, UMKC JD '53, and Mrs. Jeanine Koger to enhance the understanding of commercial and bankruptcy law among students at the UMKC School of Law. Judge Koger was appointed as a bankruptcy judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri in 1986. In 1996, he was appointed to the newly formed Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit, and served as its first Chief Judge until his death in 2003.

$25.00
$25.00

FDCPA/FCRA Class Actions: Strategies and Pitfalls

This session will provide an in-depth look at recognizing these types of claims and determining when and how to file the actions.

$25.00
$25.00

Complex Tax Issues

This session will present an in-depth analysis of the interplay among tax law, liquidation and bankruptcy. The panelists will examine some of the tax traps that exist for an individual when business obligations remain unpaid in a closure or bankruptcy, as well as how to use an insolvency defense to defeat phantom K-1 and 1099 income.

$25.00
$25.00

Interaction Between State and Bankruptcy Courts

This session will feature a discussion regarding the various bear traps and pitfalls of dealing with nonbankruptcy-related claims in the bankruptcy context. Issues will include how to avoid the bankruptcy court from dismissing your claim, the reasons that you would be estopped from challenging a claim, and when you should ask for relief to return to state court.

$25.00
$25.00

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Foreclosures (but Were Too Busy to Ask)

This panel will present a detailed look at filing foreclosures, state law defenses and post-judgment foreclosure matters, and when to file bankruptcy in the process.

$25.00
$25.00
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