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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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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