April 13, 2012
Agenda for Bankruptcy Law Institute 2012
Bankruptcy Law Institute 2012
May 10-11, 2012
Thursday, May 10
Stern v. Marshall
Presenters: Judge John E. Hoffman, Jr., United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Ohio; Judge Edmund A. Sargus, United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio; Tiffany S. Cobb (Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease) and Jim Coutinho (Strip Hoppers Leithart McGrath & Terlecky).
Alternate Session I - Commercial Receiverships: an Alternative to Business Bankruptcies
Presenters: James P. Botti (Porter Wright Morris & Arthur); J. Matthew Fisher (Allen Kuehnle Stovall & Neuman); Aaron C. Firstenberger (Strip Hoppers) and Kenneth B. Leachman (Insight Business Solutions).
Alternate Session II - “The Hard Knocks” - (1) How to Successfully Obtain a Hardship Discharge, and (2) The Interplay Between Family Law and Bankruptcy
Presenters: Jeffrey P. Norman, Chapter 13 Trustee, Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division; Tamie I. Snyder (Law Office of Tamie I. Snyder) and Heather G. Sowald (Sowald Sowald, Anderson & Hawley); Moderator: MaryAnne Wilsbacher, Asst. U.S. Trustee, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of U.S. Trustee.
Presenters: Judge Charles M. Caldwell, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Ohio; and Judge Russ Kendig, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio.
Dischargeability of Student Loans
Presenters: Matthew J. Thompson (Nobile & Thompson); Matthew Coletti (First Marblehead Corporation) and Neil Desai (Frost Brown Todd); Moderator: Geoffrey J. Peters (Weltman Weinberg and Reis).
How to Appeal to the Appellate Court
Presenters: Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; Judge C. Kathryn Preston, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Ohio and Judge William A. Klatt, Court of Appeals for the Tenth District.
Friday, May 11
This is Not My Beautiful House! Evidence Issues Relating to Standing
Presenter: Judge Pamela Pepper, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Ethics - Practical Considerations for Bankruptcy Lawyers: Conflicts, Fees, Competence, Candor, and Other Hot Topics
Presenters: Alvin E. Mathews, Jr. (James E. Arnold & Associates) and Pamela N. Maggied.
Local Case Law Update
Presenters: Jim Coutinho (Strip Hoppers) and John W. Kennedy, Staff Attorney for Jeffrey P. Norman, Chapter 13 Trustee for Columbus, Ohio.
National Case Law Update
Judge Guy R. Humphrey, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Ohio and Thomas R. Allen (Allen Kuehnle Stovall & Neuman).
The Changing Face of Substance Abuse: “This is Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile”
Presenter: Verdena Lee, D.O.
The Bankruptcy Law Institute offers 12.0 CLE hours including 1 hour ethics, 1 hour professionalism and 0.5 hour substance abuse. Register online or call 614/221.4112.