Friday, October 5, 2012

8:00-8:20 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by Silverman Consulting

8:25-8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Case Law Update

Eighth Circuit Update

Hon. Anita L. Shodeen

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Iowa); Des Moines

Tenth Circuit Update

Hon. Robert E. Nugent

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Kan.); Wichita

Supreme Court Update

Hon. Arthur B. Federman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (W.D. Mo.); Kansas City

9:40-10:40 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions (2)

Business: The World has Changed—You’d Better Know the Alternatives to Bankruptcy

Daniel F. Dooley

MorrisAnderson; Chicago

Robert J. Keach

Bernstein Shur; Portland, Maine

Nathan A. Wheatley

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP; Cleveland, Ohio

Consumer: 25 Key Issues in Advising Debtors Pre-Petition

Robert C. Furr

Furr & Cohen, PA; Boca Raton, Fla.

10:40-11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Bank of Kansas City.

11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Mock Appellate Argument: Individual Chapter 11—Does the Absolute Priority Rule and the Preconfirmation Use of the Debtor's Disposable Income Apply in Individual Chapter 11 Cases?

Mona L. Burton

Holland & Hart LLP; Salt Lake City

Hon. Audrey R. Evans

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. & W.D. Ark.); Little Rock

Philip J. Landau

Shraiberg, Ferrara & Landau, P.A.; Boca Raton, Fla.

Hon. Charles L. Nail, Jr.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. S.D.); Pierre

Hon. Kathy A. Surratt-States

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. Mo.); St. Louis

12:00-1:20 p.m.

Luncheon Presentation: MLB All-Star Game: The Legal Implications, Negotiations, Contracts & Impact on Kansas City

Featuring David W. Frantze; Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP; Kansas City

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions (2)

Business: Latest Wide World of Fraud: Claims and Defenses in Actions Targeting Investors, Bankers, Accountants and Attorneys

Kathy Bazoian Phelps

Danning, Gill, Diamond & Kollitz, LLP; Los Angeles

Hon. Steven W. Rhodes

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. Mich.); Detroit

Paul D. Sinclair

Polsinelli Shughart PC; Kansas City

Consumer: 10 Strategies for Better Consumer Bankruptcy Outcomes—A Mini-Arsenal of Best Practices, Novel Approaches and Innovative Ideas that Might Just Improve the Consumer Bankruptcy System

Prof. Katherine M. Porter

University of California, Irvine School of Law; Irvine, Calif.

John Rao

National Consumer Law Center; Boston

Tara Twomey

National Consumer Law Center; Carmel, Calif.

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Amherst Partners, LLC

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Ethics Session: The Seven Deadly Ethical Sins for the Bankruptcy Lawyer

Nick Badgerow

Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, LLP; Overland Park, Kan.

3:45-4:45 p.m.

“View from the Bench” Judges’ Panel

Mark A. Shaiken, Moderator

Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP; Kansas City

Hon. Dennis R. Dow

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (W.D. Mo.); Kansas City

Hon. Audrey R. Evans

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. & W.D. Ark.); Little Rock

Hon. Arthur B. Federman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (W.D. Mo.); Kansas City

Hon. Janice M. Karlin

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Kan.); Topeka

Hon. Charles L. Nail, Jr.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. S.D.); Pierre

Hon. Robert E. Nugent

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Kan.); Wichita

Hon. Anita L. Shodeen

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Iowa); Des Moines

Hon. Dale L. Somers

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Kan.); Topeka

Hon. Kathy A. Surratt-States

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (E.D. Mo.); St. Louis

4:45-5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Networking Reception

Sponsored by The 2012 Midwestern Bankruptcy Institute Advisory Boards

 

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