Consumer Bankruptcy Case Review: What's Developing in Massachusetts

11/04/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join us for a discussion of recent cases decided in the District of Massachusetts and the First Circuit which clarify (or muddle!) perennially thorny consumer bankruptcy issues -- homesteads, spendthrift trusts, faulty mortgages, loan modifications in a Chapter 13 plan, student loan discharge, the avoidance power of a Ch. 7 Trustee, and more! ...
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Bankruptcy Section Diversity Roundtable

11/06/2014 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Join the BBA Bankruptcy Section for a roundtable discussion of the current state of diversity in the field of bankruptcy law, the progress that has been made, and our goals for the future. We will also be conducting an exploration of unconscious bias facilitated by Doug Reynolds of The New Law Center, LLC. ...
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New Bankruptcy Lawyers Annual Fall Breakfast

11/07/2014 - 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Please join the New Bankruptcy Lawyers Committee of the BBA Bankruptcy Section as we kick off the 2014-2015 program year with our annual fall breakfast. Over the past few years, the fall breakfast has become a time to meet and reconnect with other practitioners while we discuss our upcoming programming and brainstorm about other possible events....
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Volunteer Lawyer Training: Representing a Pro Bono Debtor in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

11/20/2014 - 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
On Thursday, November 20, 2014, the BBA Bankruptcy Law Section Public Service Committee and the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the BBA will sponsor a training on representing a pro bono debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The faculty for the annual program will include Jesse Redlener of Dalton & Finegold, LLP and Kate Nicholson of Parker & Associates, who have extensive experience representing Chapter 7 debtors; Warren Agin of Swiggart & Agin, LLC, who frequently serves as a Chapter 7 trustee; and Joanna Allison, a staff attorney at the Volunteer Lawyers Project....
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