National Bankruptcy Review Commission
One Columbus Circle, N.E.
Suite G-350
Washington, D.C. 20544
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Bankruptcy Regional Meeting to be held in Des Moines, Iowa, at Drake Law School on Tuesday, April 1. Open Forum Scheduled for Issues Relating to Farm Bankruptcy, U.S. Trustee Program and Business and Consumer Bankruptcy

Agenda for April 1, 1997 Meeting

Neal & Bea Smith Law Center Courtroom
Drake University Law School
2400 University Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa

List of Invited Participants

Tuesday, April 1, 1997

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion - Chapter 12
Issues related to farm insolvencies.
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion - Small Business/Consumer
Issues related to small business and consumer bankruptcy.
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Open Forum
Please call the Commission's offices to sign up to speak at the open forum. Speakers will be allocated approximately five minutes to address the Commissioners. Issues can include (but are not limited to): U.S. trustee program, farm bankruptcy, consumer bankruptcy and business bankruptcy.


List of Participants

Farm Insolvency and Chapter 12 Panel Discussion

Professor Pat Bauer - University of Iowa Law School
Carol Dunbar, Esq. - Chapter 12 Standing Trustee
Professor Neal Harrel - Iowa State University Law School
Clare Hochhalter, Esq. - Assistant U.S. Attorney, Bismarck, N.D.
Hon. Frank Koger - Chief Bankruptcy Judge, Kansas City, Mo.

Small Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Panel Discussion

Habbo Fokkena, Esq. - Practitioner and Standing Trustee
Hon. Russell Hill - Chief Bankruptcy Judge, Des Moines, Iowa
Wes Huisinga, Esq. - Practitioner and former U.S. Trustee for Region 12
Hon. Timothy Mahoney - Chief Bankruptcy Judge, Omaha, Neb.
Don Neiman, Esq. - Practitioner
Reta Noblett-Feld, Esq. - Practitioner

Open Forum Registrants to date

Walter Kelley, Esq. - Standing Chapter 12 Trustee and President of the National Association of Chapter 12 Trustees
Royce Wallace, Esq. - Practitioner and Chapter 13 Standing Trustee
Wes Huisinga, Esq. - Practitioner and former U.S. Trustee for Region 12