Bankruptcy

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The Bankruptcy Program for the Law Education Institute is presented in a unique format.  The expert panels have a depth of knowledge unsurpassed on the topics which they address. The presentation is in small groups and is very interactive, with many, if not most, of the speakers attending all of the sections and interacting with panels.  Participants are encouraged to join in the discussion, which provides for an educational experience unique to the Law Education Institute.


Wednesday, January 7, 2015

3:00-7:00 p.m.

Registration

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Case Law Update: Consumer Issues

Neil C. Gordon, Arnall Golden Gregory, LLC, Atlanta, GA; Past President – National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

James Cossitt, James H. Cossitt, PC, Kalispell, MT

Claire Ann Resop, Steinhilber, Swanson & Resop, Madison, WI; Former Board Member – ABI; Past Chair – State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy Section

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Recent Developments in the Ancient Doctrine of Fraudulent Conveyance – It All Started with an Englishman’s Sheep

Ronald R. Peterson, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL; Board of Directors – National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

Jason S. Brookner, Gray, Reed & McGraw, P.C., Dallas, TX; Former Chair – Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section


Thursday, January 8, 2015

7:00-8:00 a.m.

From Stem to Stern – Or is It the Other Way Around? Jurisdictional Issues in Bankruptcy and the Supreme Court

Ronald R. Peterson, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL; Board of Directors – National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

The Honorable Leif Clark (ret.), Leif M. Clark Consulting, San Antonio, TX

Lawrence R. Ahern III, Brown & Ahern, ADR & Consulting; Author – West Exemption Manual; West Bankruptcy Procedure Manual; Adjunct Professor of Law – Vanderbilt University; St. John’s University

8:00-9:00 a.m.

When Professional Firms File for Bankruptcy – Special Issues Arise

Joseph Samet,  Joseph Samet, Baker & McKenzie, LLP, New York, NY; Principal Co-Author, Herzog’s Bankruptcy Forms and Practice, published by Thomson Reuters; Former Board Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

David M. Neff, Perkins Coie LLP, Chicago, IL; Past Chair – Chicago Bar Association, Bankruptcies and Reorganization Committee

4:30-6:30 p.m.

Plenary Session: An Ethical Afternoon at the Movies

Larry J. Cohen, Ph.D., J.D., Cohen’s Counsel, Bethel,  VT

 

6:30 p.m.

Wine Reception


Friday, January 9, 2015

 

7:00-8:00 a.m.

In the Age of Facebook, What Every Bankruptcy Professional Needs to Know About How It Can Help Us Or Hurt Our Clients

Claire Ann Resop, Steinhilber, Swanson & Resop, Madison, WI; Former Board Member – ABI; Past Chair – State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy Section

Ted Gavin, CTP, Gavin/Solmonese LLC, Wilmington, DE; Vice President – Development, American Bankruptcy Institute

Michael P. Richman, Hunton & Williams LLP, New York, NY; Past President – American Bankruptcy Institute

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Selected Issues In Chapter 11 – Part 1: Credit Bidding / Claims Retention/Inter-creditor Issues

David M. Neff, Perkins Coie LLP, Chicago, IL; Past Chair – Chicago Bar Association, Bankruptcies and Reorganization Committee

Jeffrey N. Pomerantz, Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl & Jones, Los Angeles, CA; Vice President of Education – American Bankruptcy Institute

Jason S. Brookner, Gray, Reed & McGraw, P.C.,  Dallas, TX;  Former Chair – Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Making Reorganization Work for Small Businesses and High Net Worth Individuals – Chapter 13 v. Chapter 11 v. Chapter 7

Douglas Kiel, Chapter 13 Trustee, Denver, CO

James T. Markus, Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann LLC, Denver, CO; Past President – American Bankruptcy Institute

James Cossitt, James H. Cossitt, PC, Kalispell, MT

The Honorable Howard Tallman, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Case Law Update – Commercial / Uniform Commercial Code Developments

Lawrence R. Ahern III, Brown & Ahern, ADR & Consulting; Author – West Exemption Manual; West Bankruptcy Procedure Manual; Adjunct Professor of Law – Vanderbilt University; St. John’s University

Neil C. Gordon, Arnall Golden Gregory, LLC, Atlanta, GA; Past President – National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

The Honorable Howard Tallman, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, Denver, CO


Saturday, January 10, 2015

7:00-8:00 a.m.

Intellectual Property & Bankruptcy – It Is Hard to Reconcile Many Thorny Issues at the Crossroads

Scott Schreiber, Clark Hill PLC, Chicago, IL

Jeffrey N. Pomerantz, Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl & Jones, Los Angeles, CA; Vice President of Education – American Bankruptcy Institute

Joseph Samet,  Joseph Samet, Baker & McKenzie, LLP, New York, NY; Principal Co-Author, Herzog’s Bankruptcy Forms and Practice, published by Thomson Reuters; Former Board Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

8:00-9:00 a.m.

Gazing Into The Crystal Ball: What Areas Should Bankruptcy Professionals Be Looking Toward for Business?

James T. Markus, Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann LLC, Denver, CO; Past President – American Bankruptcy Institute

Michael P.  Richman, Hunton & Williams LLP, New York, NY; Past President – American Bankruptcy Institute

Ted Gavin, CTP, Gavin Solmonese LLC, Wilmington,  DE; Vice President, Development, American Bankruptcy Institute

James Cossitt, James H. Cossitt, PC, Kalispell, MT

Paul G. Swanson, Steinhilber, Swanson, Mares, Marone & McDermott,Oshkosh, WI;  Past President – National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees; Past Chair – State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy Section

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Claims Issues – Who Says a Claim is a Claim is a Claim? Equitable Subordination / Recharacterization / Designation

Jason S. Brookner, Gray, Reed & McGraw, P.C., Dallas, TX; Former Chair – Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section

Neil C. Gordon, Arnall Golden Gregory, LLC, Atlanta, GA; Past President – National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

Michael P. Richman, Hunton & Williams LLP, New York, NY; Past President – American Bankruptcy Institute

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Selected Issues in Chapter 11 – Part 2: Third Party Releases / Make Whole Provisions / Cram Down Interest Rates

David M. Neff, Perkins Coie LLP, Chicago, IL;  Past Chair – Chicago Bar Association, Bankruptcies and Reorganization Committee

Scott Schreiber, Clark Hill PLC, Chicago, IL

The Honorable Leif Clark (ret.), Leif M. Clark Consulting, San Antonio, TX

Claire Ann Resop, Steinhilber, Swanson & Resop, Madison, WI; Former Board Member – ABI; Past Chair – State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy Section


Sunday, January 11, 2015

7:00-8:00 a.m.

Plenary Session— The Times They Are A-Changin’: Social Media Discovery, The Proper Use of Social Media, and Ethical Considerations

Erin Eiselein, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, Denver, CO

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Plenary Session— Cloud-y, with a Chance of Data Leakage

Charles Luce, Jr., Moye White LLP, Denver, CO

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