Nuts & Bolts

Stand-Alone Program: Nuts & Bolts: Bankruptcy Fundamentals for Young and New Practitioners

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Charles Evans Whittaker Courthouse

400 East 9th Street, Kansas City, Missouri

 

On behalf of our distinguished faculty and Advisory Board, we are pleased to invite you to attend Bankruptcy Fundamentals: Nuts & Bolts for Young and New Practitioners. Along with the written course materials, each attendee will receive a copy of ABI's Bankruptcy in Practice, Fourth Edition (512 pages; a $125 value) and the Bankruptcy Code and Rules, courtesy of LexisNexis.

 

To Register for the Nuts and Bolts Program, CLICK HERE

Thursday, October 4, 2012

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:00 a.m.

General Bankruptcy Fundamentals (Part 1)

Overview of the U.S. Bankruptcy System and Code, Pre-Bankruptcy Planning, Jurisdiction, Commencement of the Case and the Role of Various Constituencies, Including the U.S. Trustee

Hon. Arthur B. Federman

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

Prof. Susan E. Hauser

ABI Resident Scholar and North Carolina Central University; Durham, N.C.

Eric L. Johnson

Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP; Kansas City

Michelle M. Suter

Commercial Law Group, P.A; Leawood, Kan.

10:00-10:15 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:15 a.m.-12:00 noon

General Bankruptcy Fundamentals (Part 2)

Property of the Estate, the Automatic Stay, Claims, Exemptions and Other Concepts

Eric L. Johnson

Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP; Kansas City

Hon. Janice M. Karlin

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

Andrew J. Nazar

Polsinelli Shughart PC; Kansas City

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00-2:30 p.m.

Breakouts (2)

Business Bankruptcy Fundamentals (Part 1)

Executory Contracts and Leases, First-Day Orders, DIP Financing, and Cash Collateral Avoiding Powers and Related Litigation Claims, Including Subordination and Recharacterization

Hon. Thad J. Collins

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Iowa);Cedar Rapids

Lisa Epps Dade

Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP; Kansas City

Benjamin F. Mann

Husch Blackwell LLP; Kansas City

Mark A. Shaiken

Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP; Kansas City


Consumer Bankruptcy Fundamentals (Part 1)

Counseling the Consumer Debtor, Chapter Choice, Means Testing, Automatic Stay and Relief from Stay, Lien Avoidance

Hon. Dennis R. Dow

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

James L. Snyder

Office of the U.S. Trustee; Des Mones

Bruce E. Strauss

Merrick, Baker & Strauss, PC; Kansas City

Sherri L. Wattenbarger

Office of the U.S. Trustee; Kansas City

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:45-4:30 p.m.

Breakouts (2)

Business Bankruptcy Fundamentals (Part 2)

Ethics and the Chapter 11 Process, Exclusivity Periods, Claims Trading, Disclosure, Solicitation, Confirmation and Post-Confirmation Matters

Brian T. Fenimore

Lathrop & Gage LLP; Kansas City

Laurence M. Frazen

Bryan Cave LLP; Kansas City

Hon. Robert E. Nugent

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

Mark G. Stingley

Bryan Cave LLP; Kansas City

 

Consumer Bankruptcy Fundamentals (Part 2)

Proofs of Claim, Redemption and Reaffirmation, Discharge and Dischargeability, Treatment of the Secured Debt, Limits on Repeat Filers and Debtor Education

Cynthia F. Grimes

Grimes & Rebein, LC; Lenexa, Kan.

Prof. Susan E. Hauser

ABI Resident Scholar and North Carolina Central University; Durham, N.C.

Hon. Thomas L. Saladino

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Neb.); Lincoln

Victor F. Weber

Merrick, Baker & Strauss, PC; Kansas City

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn



To Register for the Nuts and Bolts Program, CLICK HERE


Cancellation Policy

All fees, except a $75 handling fee, will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing by September 21, 2012. No refunds will be made if notice is received after September 21, although substitutions will be allowed. After September 21, upon written request, a coupon for 20% off the registration fee (not including optional events) will be issued, which can be used (by the cancelling registrant only) for any ABI educational program up to one year after this conference, or for this same conference next year.

 

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