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CLE Program

17th Annual Western Mass. Bankruptcy Symposium

Date:

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Location:

Western New England University School of Law
1215 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA, 01119

Program Code:

BLA19

Program Options:

Registration

MBA Paralegals : $0.00
MBA Law Student : $0.00
MBA Member : $0.00
MBA New Admittee : $0.00
Non-member : $160.00

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Online registration for this event has closed.

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The program will feature practical discussions regarding issues facing bankruptcy practitioners.

The topics will include:

  • State of the District
  • Interactive session with Chapter 7 trustees to discuss legal and practical issues relating to a hypothetical Chapter 7 debtor’s request to continue running its business
  • "They Sold My House -- And You Said It Was Safe!" -- a Chapter 7 trustee’s ability to sell real estate that is encumbered by a recorded lien and subject to a declaration of homestead -- 11 U.S.C. 724
  • Case law updates

Members of the Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire and Worcester County bar associations, who are not MBA members, can enjoy a special discounted rate of $80. To register, please contact the Massachusetts Bar Association Member Service Center at (617) 338-0530 or enter the promo code provided to your bar association.

Faculty:

Hon. Henry J. Boroff (Ret.), Conference Co-chair
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Springfield
Hon. Elizabeth D. Katz, Conference Co-chair
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Springfield
L. Alexandra Hogan, Esq., Conference Co-chair
Sabella Hogan PC, Springfield
Christina M. Turgeon, Esq., Conference Co-chair
Law Office of Christina M. Turgeon, Springfield
Hon. Frank J. Bailey, Panelist
Pioneer Legal, Boston
Hon. Melvin S. Hoffman, Panelist
Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston
Hon. Joan N. Feeney, Panelist
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston
Hon. Christopher J. Panos, Panelist
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Worcester
Robert E. Girvan, III, Esq., Panelist
Weiner Law Firm PC, Springfield
Jonathan R. Goldsmith, Esq., Panelist
Goldsmith, Katz & Argenio PC, Springfield
Celine E. De La Foscade-Condon, Esq., Panelist
Massachusetts Department of Revenue: Litigation Bureau, Boston
Bonnie C. Mangan, Esq., Panelist
Law Office of Bonnie Mangan, South Windsor
David W. Ostrander, Esq., Panelist
Ostrander Law Office, Northampton
Gary M. Weiner, Esq., Panelist
Weiner Law Firm PC, Springfield
Steven Weiss, Esq., Panelist
Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin PC, Springfield

Sponsoring Sections:

Business Law Section
Complex Commercial Litigation Section

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