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Meetings & Events

6.0 hours of CLE/CPE credit available!

Thursday, July 12, 2007

6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Opening Reception (in conjunction with the NEBC)

Sponsored by Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, RAS Management Advisors, Inc. and Wilmington Trust Company

Friday, July 13, 2007

8:00–8:30 am

Continental Breakfast (in conjunction with the NEBC)

Sponsored by Cohn, Whitesell & Goldberg LLP

8:30–10:00 am

Too Close To Call-Confirmation Requirements of a Chapter 13 Plan

  • Moderator: Carolyn A. Bankowski
    Chapter 13 Trustee; Milton, Maine
  • Hon. Colleen A. Brown
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D.Vt.); Rutland .
  • John F. Sommerstein
    Law Offices of John F. Sommerstein; Boston
  • Tara Twomey
    National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys; Carmel, Calif.

10:00 am–10:30 am

Coffee Break (in conjunction with the NEBC)

Sponsored by Bernstein Shur

10:30 am–12:00 pm

Evidentiary Hearing Advocacy

  • Moderator: Patricia Antonelli
    Partridge, Snow & Hahn, LLP; Providence, R.I.
  • Hon. J. Michael Deasy
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D.N.H.); Mancester
  • Christopher Lefebvre
    Lefebvre & Lefebvre, PC; Pawtucket, R.I.
  • F. Bruce Sleeper
    Jensen Baird Gardner & Henry; Portland, Maine

1:00 pm

Optional Events:
Golf Tournament at Newport National

Sponsored by BMS, Inc. and Nixon Peabody LLP

Tour de ABI

Sponsored by Mirus Capital Advisors Inc. and Seyfarth Shaw LLP

1:30–4:30 pm

Optional Events:
Tennis Tournament at Salve Regina University

Sponsored by Mesirow Financial Sonsulting LLC; Parker & Associates and Thomas J. Raftery

ABI Regatta!

Sponsored by Choate Hall & Stewart LLP, Goodwin Procter LLP, Sherin & Lodgen LLP and Sullivan & Worcester LLP

1:30–5:30 pm

Optional Events:
Sport Fishing

Sponsored by Mirick O’Connell DeMallie & Lougee, LLP and Phoenix Capital Resources

Saturday, April 14, 2007

8:00–8:30 am

Continental Breakfast (in conjunction with the NEBC)

Sponsored by Riemer & Braunstein LLP

8:30–10:00 am

Automatic Stay Pitfalls and Pointers under BAPCPA

  • Moderator: Peter C. Fessenden
    Chapter 13 Trustee; Brunswick, Maine
  • Mark P. Cornell
    Concord, N.H.
  • Michelle C. Davenport
    Fannie Mae; Dallas
  • Hon. William C. Hillman
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Mass.); Boston
  • Matthew J. McGowan
    Salter McGowan Sylvia & Leonard Inc.; Providence, R.I.

10:00–10:30 am

Coffee Break

Sponsored by Verdolino & Lowey, PC

10:30–12:00 am

Issues, Trends and Ethical Problems in Chapter 7 Cases under BAPCPA

  • Moderator: Lisa A. Geremia
    Geremia & DeMarco, Ltd.; West Warwick, R.I.
  • Mark G. DeGiacomo
    Murtha Cullina LLP; Boston
  • Jefferey A. Kitaef
    Jeffrey A. Kitaeff, PC; North Andover, Mass.
  • Phoebe Morse
    U.S. Trustee; Boston
  • Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ill.); Chicago

1:30–3:00 pm

Optional Event: Historic Walking Tour of Newport

Sponsored by Development Specialist, Inc.

1:30–4:00 pm

Optional Events:
Kite Flying at Brenton State Park

Sponsored by Nutter McClennen & Fish, LLP

Sailing Aboard the Schooner Aurora

Sponsored by Murtha Cullina LLP and Wells Fargo Trumbull

4:00–5:15 pm

Dockside Chat

Featuring: Hon. Joan N. Feeney, ABI Resident Scholar and Hon. James F. Queenan

6:00–7:00 pm

Sponsor Reception (Invitation Only)

Sponsored by Foley Hoag LLP and The Tron Group

7:30–10:30 pm

Lobster Boil at Fort Adams State Park

Sponsored by BMC Group and TRG
Entertainment sponsored by Craig and Macauley, PC;

Duane Morris LLP; FTI Consulting, Inc.; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, PC and SSG Capital


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