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April 15, 2010

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12 Hours of Nuts and Bolts

University of West Los Angeles - School of Law

Consumer Bankruptcy Nuts and Bolts Program

Who:   This is a program for attorneys who have some basic knowledge of bankruptcy and are interested in learning more.  It will focus on chapter 7 and 13.  Paralegals and office staff are welcome. 

When:  May 14 and May 15, 2010
9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Lunch on your own.

Where:   UWLA, School of Law
  West Los Angeles Campus
  9800 S. La Cienega Blvd., 12th Floor
  Inglewood, CA  90301

To Register:  Gina Hawkins
  Telephone: 310-342-5254
  Email: [email protected] or
  [email protected]

MCLE 12 Hours
Instructor:   Professor M. Jonathan Hayes, Senior Adjunct Professor of Law,
University of West Los Angeles School of Law

Attorneys $250.00
Paralegals and government attorneys  $185.00
Law students  $100.00

Parking: $3.00 with validation each entry up to 4 hours or $13.50 per day. Saturday parking is free
Materials including sample schedules, and pleadings will be provided via email or CD.  Attendees should bring a Bankruptcy Code including the Bankruptcy Rules to each session.
Class Syllabus:  
Class 1: Overview; Role of the UST and trustee; Debt Relief Agency rules; Means Test; Property of the Estate; Exemptions; Rights of secured creditors

Class 2: Definition of claims or debts; Reaffirmation and redemption; Non-dischargeable debts; Motion practice

Class 3: Denial of Discharge; Discharge injunction and violations; Claims objections, Avoidance actions, Automatic stay, multiple filings; Adversary proceeding practice

Class 4:  Review and Overview of chapter 13; Role of the trustee; Computing and Completing the Chapter 13 Plan; Appeals

Detailed Syllabus:

Class 1: Overview; Means test and Section 707(a) and (b); Property of the Estate, Section 541(a), Section 544; Partial interest in property, leases, operating businesses; Executory contracts as property of the estate; Abandonment; Exemptions, Section 522, C.C.P. 703 and 704; Nature of secured debt; Avoidance of judgment liens, Section 522(f).

Class 2: Definition of “Claim”; Non-dischargeable debts, Section 523(a) Taxes; fraud, defalcation by fiduciary, spousal and child support, willful and malicious injury, student loans, marital debts, credit card issues; Reaffirmation and redemption, Sections 524 and 722;  Review and overview of motions practice, FRBP 2002 and 9013;

Class 3: Denial of Discharge, Section 727, concealment, fraudulent conveyances, false oath, lack of records; Discharge injunction and violations thereof; Claims objections, Section 502; Setoff, Section 553; Review and overview of bankruptcy litigation, FRBP 7001, FRCP 26, complaint, joint pre-trial orders, collateral estoppel; Removal and remand, Withdrawal of the reference; Avoidance actions, preferences Section 547; fraudulent conveyances, Section 548 

Class 4: Review and Overview of chapter 13, eligibility; Requirements for plan confirmation Chapter 13, Section 1322 and 1325; Discharge, Section 1328; Lam Motions; ; Modification of plan; Effect of the Order Confirming the Plan

Sponsored by the University of West Los Angeles Schools of Law and Paralegal Studies, an MCLE Approved Provider.  Approved for 12 hours of MCLE Credit

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April 12, 2010

Program on "Sharpening Your Bankruptcy Skills"

Sharpening Your Bankruptcy Skills 

Presented by: Barristers, Los Angeles County Bar Assn

Program Information:
To assist young lawyers in sharpening their skills in Bankruptcy Court.

Kathleen J. Campbell, Clerk of the Court
Hon. Maureen A. Tighe, United States Bankruptcy Court
Martin S. Zohn, Proskauer Rose LLP
Kate Bunker, Asst. U.S. Trustee  

Los Angeles County Bar Association
1055 West 7th Street, 27th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Registration: 6:30-7:00 PM
Meal/Reception: 6:30-7:00 PM
Program: 7:00-8:30 PM

Law Student, Government & Non Profit Employee, Public Counsel $15.00
LACBA Member w/ Meal $20.00
All Others meal included $30.00

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