October 12, 2007
Basic Consumer Bankruptcy offered
Attorneys and their staff who are starting out in bankruptcy practice or attorneys who need a refresher on the procedures under BAPCPA in consumer cases will want to attend Bankruptcy Nuts & Bolts: The Basic Needs of Filing Consumer Cases from Client Conference to Discharge Friday, October 26 from 1:30 – 4:45 p.m. for 3.0 hours of CLE credit.
This basic course is organized by the Bankruptcy Law Committee of the Columbus Bar Association, Brenda K. Bowers, Chair, to assist practitioners with consumer cases. Attorney Mina N. Khorrami will discuss “How Does a Petition Get Put Together and the Client Get Prepared for the Petition Filing,” including review of schedules, forms and checklists required for the debtor to file bankruptcy and a review of counsel’s responsibilities and requirements in collecting the data.
Ms. Bowers of Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease will present “Chapter 7 Trustees: What are They Really Interested In” with her discussion of how a trustee reviews for a meeting of creditors and what the debtor and debtor’s counsel needs to do in preparation for his/her meeting of creditors.
Finally, “Understanding State Claims against Individual Debtors” with Nora E. Jones of Gamble Hartshorn will deal with an overview of Department of Taxation and Bureau of Worker’s Compensation claims as well as statutory liability and bankruptcy issues regarding non dischargeability of taxes.
Register online here or by phone at 614/221.4112 for event #3767. The cost is $85 prepaid/$100 day of for members, $125 prepaid/$140 day of for non-members and $55 prepaid/$70 day of for paralegals.