CLE Program

19th Annual Western Mass. Bankruptcy Symposium


Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Runtime: 3:00h

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MBA Paralegals : $0.00
MBA Law Student : $0.00
MBA Member : $0.00
MBA New Admittee : $0.00
Non-member : $150.00
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The symposium will feature practical discussions regarding issues facing bankruptcy practitioners. The topics will include:

  • State of the District
  • Bracing for the Impact of the Pandemic: The CARES Act
  • Navigating Chapter 11's Subchapter V: Overview, Perspectives and Issues
  • 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 $75. To register, please contact the MBA's Member Services Center at (617) 338-0530.

This session will be hosted using Zoom. Registration is required by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, to participate in this program. After you register with the MBA, please look for an email from MassBar Education with the Webinar ID and Password. The email will be sent before the Nov. 10 program.


Hon. Christopher J. Panos, Chief Judge, Panelist
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Worcester
Hon. Melvin S. Hoffman, Panelist
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston
Hon. Frank J. Bailey, Panelist
Pioneer Legal, Boston
Hon. Elizabeth D. Katz, Program Co-chair and Panelist
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Springfield
Hon. Janet E. Bostwick, Panelist
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Boston
Hon. Henry J. Boroff (Ret.), Program Co-chair
L. Alexandra Hogan, Esq., Program Co-chair
Sabella Hogan PC, Springfield
Christina Turgeon, Esq., Program Co-chair and Panelist
Law Office of Christina M. Turgeon, Springfield
Steven Darr, Subchapter V Trustee, Panelist
Huron Consulting Group Inc., Boston
Christine Devine, Esq., Panelist
Law Office of Christine E. Devine, LLC, Medway
William Harrington, US Trustee, Panelist
Region 1, Boston
Joanne Psilos, Esq., Panelist
Staff Attorney for Chapter 13 Trustee, Worcester
Julie Ranieri, Esq., Panelist
Korde & Associates PC, Lowell
Rebecca Mercieri Rivaux, Esq., Panelist
Steven Weiss, Esq., Panelist
Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin PC, Springfield

Sponsoring Sections:

Business Law Section

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