CLE: Introduction to Consumer Bankruptcy

Register for this CLE

Tuesday, June 23, 2009
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Brooklyn Bar Association
123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY

3 MCLE Credits (Professional Practice): This course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

Speakers: John McManus, Esq., Director, Consumer Bankruptcy Project, City Bar Justice Center; Bruce Weiner, Esq., Partner, Rosenberg, Musso & Weiner, LLP.

With an Introduction by Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York

This program is designed fro 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.

The cost of this course is $150 or is FREE to to those who accept at least one pro bono referral for a bankruptcy or other matter from the VLP before December 22, 2009. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 6 hours of eligible pro bono service.

The VLP maintains a financial hardship policy. For more information, please call 718-624-3894, ext. 4.

Click here to download the registration form.

by Diana Wooden