** This program was originally scheduled for
October 29, 2012, but has been rescheduled**
The panel includes a consumer bankruptcy practitioner with extensive
experience representing pro bono Chapter 7 debtors, a Chapter 7 trustee and an
attorney from the Volunteer Lawyers Project.
The program will cover the basics of preparing and filing a Chapter 7
consumer bankruptcy case for a pro bono debtor. The topics covered will
include pre-filing considerations, preparation of the petition, schedules and
statements, the 341 meeting of creditors, practice pointers and advice about
handling a pro bono consumer bankruptcy case.
*There is no fee for this program, but we ask that attendees put their new
skills to work by taking on a pro bono case through the Volunteer Lawyers