ABI

Thursday, January 23

 

8:30-11:45 a.m.

 

IWIRC Program- (additional fees required to attend $95)


The Biathlon: Conquering the Complementary Skills of Effective Negotiations and Persuasive Presentations

11:00 a.m.

Registration Desk and Exhibit Hall Open

Noon-12:45 p.m.

Lunch

Sponsored by Dorsey & Whitney LLP and IWIRC Mountain Desert Network

12:45-1:45 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote: "Downhill Skiing: Public Performance — Bringing Gold Medalist Franz Klammer Out of You"

Lynda Spillane

International Public Speaking Consultant

1:45-3:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions


Giant Slalom: Hitting the Gates in Carrying Out the Duties of a Trustee or Examiner;
Remedies for Creditors When the Gates Are Missed

Danny C. Kelly, Moderator

Stoel Rives LLP; Salt Lake City

Tom Connolly

Connolly, Rosania & Lofstedt, PC; Louisville, Colo.

Peggy Hunt

Dorsey & Whitney, LLP; Salt Lake City

Elizabeth Rose Loveridge

Woodbury & Kesler PC; Salt Lake City

Hon. Howard R. Tallman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Colo.); Denver


Bobsledding: Steering around Prior Bad Actors— Litigation Following Fraud and Other Misconduct

Annette W. Jarvis, Moderator

Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Salt Lake City

Jason S. Brookner

Looper Reed & McGraw, PC; Dallas

Harvey Sender

Sender Wasserman Wadsworth, P.C.; Denver

Hon. Gregg W. Zive

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Nev.); Reno


Ice Hockey: Coaching DIPs around Insider Power Plays in Plans of Reorganization

John F. Young, Moderator

Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann, LLC; Denver

Kenneth L. Cannon, II

Durham Jones & Pinegar; Salt Lake City

Kathryn Coleman

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; New York

Daniel F. Dooley

MorrisAnderson; Chicago

Hon. Michael E. Romero

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Colo.); Denver

Brian L. Shaw

Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC; Chicago

3:15-3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Stoel Rives LLP

3:30-5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions


Skeleton: Racing Head-First through Hot Topics

Elizabeth K. Flaagan, Moderator

Faegre Baker Daniels; Denver

Troy J. Aramburu

Snell & Wilmer, LLP; Salt Lake City

James T. Burghardt

Moye White LLP; Denver

Hon. R. Kimball Mosier

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Utah); Salt Lake City

Ronald R. Peterson

Jenner & Block LLP; Chicago


Short-Track Speed Skating: Fast-Track Marketing and Other Challenges of Asset Sales in Bankruptcy

Risa Lynn Wolf-Smith, Moderator

Holland & Hart LLP; Denver

Lisa G. Beckerman

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; New York

Brent R. Cohen

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP; Denver

Hon. Mary Grace Diehl

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (N.D. Ga.); Atlanta

Mark P. Naughton, Jr.

Great American Group; Deerfield, Ill.

John C. Smiley

Lindquist & Vennum PLLP; Denver


Figure Skating: Precision Turns around Difficult Tax Issues in Bankruptcy

Elizabeth Williams, Moderator

Rocky Mountain Advisory, LLC; Salt Lake City

Vernon Calder

Berkeley Research Group, LLC; Salt Lake City

Jeffrey R. Davine

Ballard Spahr; Denver

Darrin M. James

Rubin Brown LLP; Denver

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Networking Reception

Sponsored by Parsons Behle & Latimer, Rocky Mountain Advisory, LLC and Snell & Wilmer, LLP

Friday, January 24

7:00 am

Registration Desk and Exhibit Hall Open

7:30-8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels, Holland & Hart LLP and Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC

8:00-8:55 a.m.

Judges’ Roundtable - Featuring the Judges of the 19th Annual Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Consumer Workshop I: Ice Dancing: Scoring a “10” with the Top 10 “Must Know” Cases for Consumer Attorneys

Stephen E. Berken, Moderator

Berken & Associates; Denver

Hon. Joel T. Marker

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Utah); Salt Lake City

Prof. Michael D. Sousa

University of Denver Sturm College of Law; Denver

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Ski Jumping: Ethics: Keys to Hitting a Good Landing on Professional-Liability Issues

Christian Carl Onsager, Moderator

Onsager I Guyerson I Fletcher I Johnson; Denver

Hon. Leif M. Clark (ret.)

San Antonio

Susan M. Freeman

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP; Phoenix

Michael R. Johnson

Ray, Quinney & Nebeker, PC; Salt Lake City

 

Repeat Concurrent Session


Giant Slalom: Hitting the Gates in Carrying Out the Duties of a Trustee or Examiner; Remedies for Creditors When the Gates Are Missed

10:30-10:45 a.m.

Coffee Break

Sponsored by Ray, Quinney & Nebeker, PC

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Consumer Workshop II: Snowboarding: Training Consumer Attorneys to Master the Halfpipe of Individual and Small Business Chapter 11 Cases

Ellen R. Welner, Moderator

Douglas B. Kiel,

Chapter 13 Trustee; Denver

Hon. A. Bruce Campbell

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Colo.); Denver

Lee M. Kutner

Kutner Brinen Garber, P.C.; Denver

Robert Padjen

Laufer and Padjen LLC; Englewood, Colo.

Jeffrey A. Weinman

Weinman & Associates, PC; Denver

 

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Repeat Concurrent Sessions

Bobsledding: Steering around Prior Bad Actors – Litigation Following Fraud and Other Misconduct 

Skeleton: Racing Head-First through Hot Topics

12:15-12:45 p.m.

Lunch

Sponsored by Faculty of Federal Advocates, Kutner Brinen Garber, P.C. and Lindquist & Vennum LLP

12:45-1:45 p.m.

Going for the Gold: Update on the ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11

Robert J. Keach

Bernstein Shur; Portland, Maine

Co-chair, ABI Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11

1:45-3:15 p.m.

Consumer Workshop III: The Luge: Negotiating the Turns through Commercial Chapter 13 Cases, Business Chapter 7 Cases and Hot Topics

Tara Gaschler Salinas

Colorado Bankruptcy Solutions; Denver

Arthur Lindquist-Kleissler

Lindquist-Kleissler & Company, LLC; Denver

Hon. William T. Thurman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Utah); Salt Lake City

1:45-3:15 p.m.

Repeat Concurrent Sessions

Ice Hockey: Coaching DIPs around Insider Power Plays in Plans of Reorganization


Short-Track Speed Skating: Fast-Track Marketing and Other Challenges of Asset Sales in Bankruptcy

3:15-3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Onsager I Guyerson I Fletcher I Johnson

3:30-5:00 p.m.

Consumer Workshop IV: Cross-Country Skiing:
Slogging through the Changing Landscape of the Mortgage Industry and Ethical Implications

Deanna L. Westfall, Moderator

Castle & Stawiarski, LLC; Denver

Hon. Sidney B. Brooks

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (D. Colo.); Denver

Tami Gadd-Willardson

Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee; Salt Lake City

Keith Gantenbein

The Gantenbein Law Firm; Denver

3:30-5:00 p.m.

Repeat Concurrent Sessions


Figure Skating: Precision Turns around Difficult Tax Issues in Bankruptcy


Ski Jumping: Ethics: Keys to a Hitting a Good Landing on Professional-Liability Issues

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Networking Reception

Sponsored by Berkeley Research Group, LLC, Durham Jones & Pinegar and Markus Williams Young & Zimmermann, LLC

 

 

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