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Thursday, March 7, 2013

12:30-7:00 p.m.

Registration - All Attendees

 

Stand-Alone Course (Shown in Yellow)
Primer on Bankruptcy: How Not to Get
Lost in a Bankruptcy Court

1:00-1:15 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Hon. Michael G. Williamson

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

1:15-2:00 p.m.

Clerk of the Court Overview

Charles G. Kilcoyne

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

2:00-2:30 p.m.

Introduction to Bankruptcy

Hon. Catherine Peek McEwen

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

2:30-3:00 p.m.

Exemptions & Discharge

Hon. Paul M. “Bill” Glenn

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Jacksonville

3:00-3:10 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:10-3:45 p.m.

Chapter 13 and Ethics

Hon. Caryl E. Delano

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

3:45-4:30 p.m.

Automatic Stay and Exemptions

Hon. K. Rodney May

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

4:30 p.m.

Q&A Session

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Joint Reception with the Alexander L. Paskay Bankruptcy Seminar Attendees

Sponsored by the 2013 Alexander L. Paskay Bankruptcy Seminar Advisory Board

7:00-9:30 p.m.

VIP Speaker/Sponsor Dinner (By Invitation Only)

7:30 p.m.

Optional Event: Sunshine City Waterfront Dine-Around

Friday, March 8, 2013

8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:15 a.m.

Plenary Session

How High Is Your Ethics IQ? Or, Are You at Risk for Sanctionable Conduct?

This interactive program will enable attendees to “vote their conscience” (with responders) on various ethical dilemmas, with panelists providing commentary after each question.

Prof. Theresa J. Pulley Radwan, Moderator

Assoc. Dean, Stetson University College of Law; Gulfport

Hon. Paul G. Hyman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.) West Palm Beach

Hon. Karen S. Jennemann

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Orlando

Hon. Margaret A. Mahoney

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. of Ala.); Mobile

Charles W. Throckmorton

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, PA; Miami

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m.-12:00 noon

Concurrent Breakouts

 

Business Session

Can This Dog Hunt? Choosing the Right Debtor Relief

This session will cover the pre-filing considerations and financial analysis needed to choose from among the available options for financially distressed business debtors: out-of-court workout, chapter 7, chapter 11 or assignment for the benefit of creditors.

Phil von Kahle

Michael E. Moecker & Associates, Inc.; Hollywood

Hon. Michael G. Williamson

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

 

Consumer Session

Case Law Update: Significant Consumer Cases over the Last 12 Months

Prof. David G. Epstein

University of Richmond School of Law; Richmond, Va.

Hon. Robert A. Mark

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.); Miami

12:00-1:15 p.m.

Luncheon Plenary Session

The Art of Practical Evidence

This luncheon plenary session will provide an overview of some of the most common evidentiary problems and miscues that come up in trial practice before the bankruptcy court, along with a number of trial evidentiary pointers and practice tips.

Hon. Michael G. Williamson

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

1:15-1:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break

1:45-3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Breakouts

 

Business Session

Feasibility: Facts, Fantasies and Findings—Part I

A successful plan confirmation can be akin to lining up the squares on a Rubik’s Cube®. Our experts show you how to deal with the requirements of the absolute priority rule, cramdown, plan interest rates, § 1111(b), valuation and financial feasibility.

J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr., Moderator

Rogers Towers, PA; Jacksonville

Daniel F. Blanks

McGuireWoods LLP; Jacksonville

Cynthia C. Jackson

Smith Hulsey & Busey; Orlando

Franklind Davis Lea

Tactical Financial Consulting, LLC; Atlanta

Hon. C. Ray Mullins

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

Jeffrey W. Warren

Bush Ross, PA; Tampa

 

Consumer Session

Mediating Consumer Case Issues (Mortgage Modification, Turnover, Dischargeability)

Hon. Caryl E. Delano, Moderator

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

Jacob A. Brown

Akerman Senterfitt LLP; Jacksonville

Nicole M. Mariani

Kass Shuler, P.A.; Tampa

Traci K. Stevenson

Traci K. Stevenson, PA; Madeira Beach

Shawn M. Yesner

Yesner Law, PL; Tampa

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Breakouts

 

Business Session

Feasibility: Facts, Fantasies and Findings—Part II

J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr., Moderator

Rogers Towers, PA; Jacksonville

Daniel F. Blanks

McGuireWoods LLP; Jacksonville

Hon. Paul M. Glenn

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Jacksonville

Franklind Davis Lea

Tactical Financial Consulting, LLC; Atlanta

Hon. C. Ray Mullins

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

Jeffrey W. Warren

Bush Ross, PA; Tampa

 

Consumer Session

Issues that Tax Consumer Debtors: Tax Year Election, Short Sales and 1099s, Dischargeability, IRS Claims and Best Practices for Dealing with the IRS

Larry Heinkel

Heinkel Law Group, PL; St. Petersburg

Prof. Jack F. Williams

Georgia State University/Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC; Atlanta

 

 

4:45-5:30 p.m.

Optional Event: Hello Dalí!

Saturday, March 9, 2013

8:30-9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Concurrent Breakouts

 

Business Session

The Art of Mediating the Business Case:

What types of cases/matters are best suited for mediation? What tactics should be used or avoided? What can go wrong?

Hon. Catherine Peek McEwen

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

Andrew M. Brumby

Shutts & Bowen LLP; Orlando

Michael P. Horan

Trenam Kemker; St. Petersburg

Roy S. Kobert

Broad and Cassel; Orlando

Robert Scott Shuker

Latham, Shuker, Eden & Beaudine, LLP; Orlando

 

Consumer Session

Gypsy Rose Lee or Playboy Centerfold? The Art of Valuation for Strip-Downs and Strip-Offs

Hon. Jeffrey P. Hopkins, Moderator

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Ohio); Cincinnatti

Dennis LeVine

Dennis LeVine & Associates, PA; Tampa

Kelley M. Petry

Kelley M. Petry, PA; Tampa

10:30-10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

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

Plenary Session

We Can Go ’Round and ’Round about That…

A kaed-dating style roundtable discussion of provocative issues, with judges and professors changing tables every 15-20 minutes.

Jeffrey W. Warren, Moderator

Bush Ross, PA; Tampa

Prof. David G. Epstein

University of Richmond School of Law Richmond, Va.

Hon. Paul M. “Bill” Glenn

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Jacksonville

Hon. Jeffrey P. Hopkins

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Ohio); Cincinnati

Hon. Paul G. Hyman

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.) West Palm Beach

Cynthia C. Jackson

Smith Hulsey & Busey; Orlando

Hon. Margaret A. Mahoney

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. of Ala.); Mobile

Hon. K. Rodney May

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

Hon. Robert A. Mark

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (S.D. Fla.); Miami

Hon. Catherine Peek McEwen

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

Hon. C. Ray Mullins

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

Prof. Jack F. Williams

Georgia State University

Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC; Atlanta

Hon. Michael G. Williamson

U.S. Bankruptcy Court (M.D. Fla.); Tampa

12:15 p.m.

Adjourn

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Optional Event: Chihuly Collection Tour

 

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