CLE: INTRODUCTION TO CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY LAW: PARTS 1 & 2

Part One: Wednesday, February 15 – 6:00-8:00 pm

Part Two: Wednesday, February 29 – 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Brooklyn Bar Association – Auditorium 123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn

4 MCLE CREDITS: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

(2 CREDITS/EACH PROGRAM) Appropriate for both newly admitted & experienced attorneys

Presented by: JOHN MCMANUS, ESQ., Director, Consumer Bankruptcy Project, City Bar Justice Center BRUCE WEINER, ESQ., Partner, Rosenberg, Musso & Weiner, LLP

This program is designed for attorneys who are new to low-asset, low-income Chapter 7 Bankruptcies.

Topics will include: Overview of Steps in a Consumer Bankruptcy; General Principles of Consumer Bankruptcy; Changes under BAPCPA 2005 and Petition and Form Preparation.

Your Commitment

The cost of these courses is $100/each or is FREE to those who accept at least one pro bono referral for a Bankruptcy or other matter from the VLP before August 30, 2012. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for each 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.

Download the flyer to register.

Wine Tasting Benefit

Wine Tasting Benefiting the Volunteer Lawyers Project February 9, 2012 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Brooklyn Wine Exchange 138 Court Street, Brooklyn $60 per person Featuring a sit-down class with the sommelier ~ “Old World vs. New World Wines.” Hors d’doeuvres donated by Fern Finkel, Esq. Raffle items donated by Antonelli & Antonelli, Hua & Murga and Diana Szochet. Space is limited to 40 people. RSVP by 2/2 to aokin@brooklynbar.org or by calling 718-624-0675 Co-Sponsored By: The Young Lawyers Section and The Pro Bono Committee