Annual Bankruptcy Practice Seminar 2022

MCLE Credits: 3.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Friday, March 4, 9:00 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. ET
  • Live Webcast
  • Live Telephone
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MCLE Credit: 3.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 3.0 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Designation Credit: 3.0 Bankruptcy Practice (Designations Information)
Registration Fees: Webcast: $199 regular registration
Webcast: $180 discounted registration for VSB Bankruptcy
Law Section members
Telephone: $219 regular registration
Telephone: $200 discounted registration for VSB Bankruptcy
Law Section members

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Why Attend?

  • Receive a review and analysis of recently decided bankruptcy cases with a focus on decisions rendered out of the Fourth Circuit that are likely to impact the practice of both commercial and consumer bankruptcy law
  • Enjoy a panel discussion on the bankruptcy options for individuals who have significant debt, including guaranteed business debt, differences between chapters 11s, including the sub-categories (subchapter Vs and small business debtors) and why one chapter may be preferred over the other, with a focus on individuals who need to file for relief but may not be eligible to file for chapter 13, and the recent decisions regarding a chapter 11 plan’s reducing the amount of a non-debtor guarantor’s liability to a creditor
  • Explore the bankruptcy court’s contempt powers, and limits to such power

Cosponsored with the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Virginia State Bar

Join Virginia CLE® and the Virginia State Bar Bankruptcy Law Section for their annual Bankruptcy Practice Seminar, an informative program that addresses some of the most fundamental areas of bankruptcy practice in Virginia. Bankruptcy judges and some of the most highly regarded bankruptcy practitioners in the state discuss strategies, provide practice tips, and review hot topics.

Some comments from last year’s seminar attendees:

“Very practical seminar. Live online is so convenient! Excellent value.”
“Great job by all and quality and value first class.”
“I thought the written materials were especially good and thorough.”

 

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Registration Deadlines:
Webcast: 10 minutes prior to seminar. If you register for a webcast the day of the seminar, your e-mail receipt will include a link to launch the seminar and download the materials.
Telephone: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Call (800) 979-8253 to register up to one hour prior to the seminar

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation/transfer requests will be honored until 5:00 p.m. the day preceding the seminar. You will, however, be charged $60 if you cancel or transfer your registration to a different seminar after the link to the materials has been e-mailed by Virginia CLE.

Full refunds or transfers are available up to two days after a webcast in the unlikely event that you experience technical difficulties.

MCLE Credit Caveat: The MCLE Board measures credits by the time you spend in attendance. If you enter a seminar late or leave it early, or both, you must reflect those adjustments accurately in the credits you report on your credit reporting form. A code will be given at the end of the seminar, which must be written on your MCLE form.


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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (March 4) (Eastern Time)

9:00 Welcome, Introduction, and Administrative Announcements
Dylan G. Trache
9:05 Recent Developments in the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
Hon. Klinette H. Kindred, Hon. Frank J. Santoro

A discussion of recently decided bankruptcy cases with a focus on decisions rendered out of the Fourth Circuit.
10:05 Break
10:20 Individual Chapter 11s
Hon. Paul M. Black, Paula S. Beran, Lawrence A. Katz

Discussion of the bankruptcy options for individuals who have significant debt, including guaranteed business debt, differences between chapters 11s, including the sub-categories (subchapter Vs and small business debtors) and why one chapter may be preferred over the other, with a focus on individuals who need to file for relief but may not be eligible to file for chapter 13, and the recent decisions regarding a chapter 11 plan’s reducing the amount of a non-debtor guarantor’s liability to a creditor.
11:20 Break
11:35 Contempt Powers of the Bankruptcy Court
Hon. Rebecca B. Connelly, Michael T. Freeman

A discussion of the bankruptcy court’s contempt powers, and limits to such powers, including but not limited to, a discussion of Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3002.1.
12:35 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

FACULTY

Hon. Paul M. Black, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia / Roanoke
Hon. Rebecca B. Connelly, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia / Harrisonburg
Hon. Klinette H. Kindred, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia / Alexandria
Hon. Frank J. Santoro, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia / Norfolk
Paula S. Beran, Tavenner & Beran, PLC / Richmond
Michael T. Freeman, U.S. Trustee’s Office / Alexandria
Lawrence A. Katz, Hirschler Fleischer / Tysons

MODERATOR

Kelly M. Barnhart, Roussos & Barnhart, PLC / Norfolk

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