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2018 Consumer Bankruptcy

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice is an informative and informal conference that presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on the Bankruptcy Code, and provides must-have written materials and resources for practitioners. This year’s highlights include: A review of the recent rule changes, including tips you should know and traps you should avoid. Insight from the Acting U.S. Trustee for Region 7 on topics such as the means test and debtor audits. Audience voting on the “Sweet Sixteen” cases to include in your briefcase to take to hearings. Advice on How to Claim, Attack, and Defend Exemptions, including the reasons behind exemptions and how to ensure creditors receive some payment Analysis of The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Criminal Law: From Bankruptcy Crimes to the Fifth Amendment. more



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2017 Consumer Bankruptcy

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice is an informative and informal conference that presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on the Bankruptcy Code, and provides must-have written materials and resources for practitioners.   2017 highlights include:  Analyze updates on consumer bankruptcy cases from the Fifth Circuit with Hon. Marvin Isgur, Hon. Brenda T. Rhoades, Hon. Craig A. Gargotta, and Hon. Eduardo V. Rodriguez. Employ practical tips on what to do when things go wrong, with Oops! Fixing Errors in Pleadings, Scheduled, Plans, Prior Testimony, Proposed Orders, and Entered Orders and Filling Out the Mortgage Proof of Claim Form. Determine what's on the minds of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Trustees through candid discussions among the trustees. Review the nuances of Client Relationships, including how to best create, manage, and divorce relationships with clients. Prepare how to keep your costs down and ethics up with Unauthorized Practice of Law: How Much Can Your Paralegal Do? Examine the “Snapshot Rule” in the newest installment of the Smackdown: Exempt Property is Forever Yours??? with Hon. Marvin Isgur and Hon. Russell F. Nelms. Interact and network with judges, trustees, and practitioners throughout the conference, including breakfast breakout sessions on Friday morning.  Attendees and faculty are encouraged to dress “beach casual,” and bring the family to enjoy Moody Gardens on Galveston Island. more




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2016 Consumer Bankruptcy

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on the Bankruptcy Code, and provides must-have written materials and resources for practitioners.   2016 highlights include:   Updates on consumer bankruptcy cases from the Fifth Circuit with Hon. Marvin Isgur, Hon. Brenda T. Rhoades, Hon. Craig A. Gargotta, and Hon. Eduardo V. Rodriguez, and deeper insights into key Fifth Circuit and Supreme Court cases with Sally Henry, Texas Tech University School of Law Practical tips on the bankruptcy process from start to finish, including Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Automatic Stay (But Were Afraid to Ask) and Top 5 Ways to Lose Your Discharge An exploration of domestic support obligations in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy with Ashley Carroll, Office of the Attorney General and Tracie M. Shelby, The Shelby Law Firm Updates on the Homestead Exemption, RESPA's Impact on Chapter 13 and Monthly Escrow Payments and New Forms and Rule 3002.1 Notices Audience Q&A with Hon. Tony M. Davis, Hon. Douglas D. Dodd, Hon. H. DeWayne “Cooter” Hale, and Hon. Jeffrey P. Norman Hello from the Other Side: Law Clerk Panel on Ethics and Court Procedures, featuring discussion of court procedures and preferences among clerks from each of Texas’ judicial districts The Return of the Smackdown with Michael V. Baumer and Hon. Marvin Isgur more




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2015 Consumer Bankruptcy

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on the Bankruptcy Code, and provides must-have written materials and resources for practitioners. 2015 highlights include: An update on Fifth Circuit consumer bankruptcy cases from the past year, with Hon. Tony Davis, Hon. Douglas D. Dodd, Hon. Craig Gargotta, Hon. DeWayne Hale and Hon. Marvin Isgur A review of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions affecting consumer bankruptcy A look at developments since passage of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Trustees from various districts focus on recent decisions and issues from the past year Edgar Borrego and Mark Castillo present How to Marry and Divorce Clients Breakfast breakout sessions with the Judiciary and Chapter 13 Trustees from Texas and Louisiana U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Gregg Costa provides his view from the Fifth Circuit with an opportunity for attendees to ask questions Hon. H. DeWayne Hale, Hon. Craig Gargotta, Hon. Marvin Isgur, Hon. Jeffrey P. Norman and Hon. Brenda T. Rhoades present Mini-Trial: How Big Is Too Big regarding disposition of luxury goods in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy Fun, interactive sessions that encourage attendee participation on evidence and direct and cross examination more




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2014 Consumer Bankruptcy

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on Bankruptcy Code, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. 2014 program highlights: Customize your program with breakout sessions on: Case Review: A Deeper Dive, Chapter 13 Post-Confirmation Issues, Bankruptcy 101: Tips from Bench and Bar, Dealing with the State of Texas, Small Chapter 11s and Big Chapter 13s, and Preparing for a Hearing 101 Bill Rochelle, Bloomberg News, discusses trends and major consumer cases in U.S. Bankruptcy Court Latest developments in Fifth Circuit consumer bankruptcy cases Tips and tricks for effective adversary proceedings Trial dos and don’ts from the Hons. David Jones, Cooter Hale, Brenda Rhoades, Marvin Isgur, Craig Gargotta and Tony Davis more




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2013 Consumer Bankruptcy

Consumer Bankruptcy Practice presents current developments and practical tips for bankruptcy attorneys and trustees, offers essential information on Bankruptcy Code, and provides a must-have set of materials and resources. 2013 program highlights: Hon. Jennifer Walker Elrod, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, discusses cases and trends and answers your questions in Fifth Circuit Update Review the latest developments of Fifth Circuit consumer bankruptcy cases in Case Law Review Learn how to bring or defend an adversary proceeding in the bankruptcy court and factors, procedures and deadlines to consider when filing an appeal during Adversary Proceedings Nuts and Bolts from Filing through Appeal Customize your own program with breakout sessions for a more specialized topic selection—including Bankruptcy Basics; Family Law and Bankruptcy—No Love (or Money) Lost; Client Tips for Chapter 13 Success; Reaffirmation Agreements—Personal and Real Property; Writing Better Motions and Briefs; and Bankruptcy Tax Issues Gain insight into Chapter 7 practice, explore a few dos and don’ts and get advice about traps for the unwary during Chapter 7: Practical Tips and Ethical Considerations Hear practical strategies and suggestions in negotiating tax issues with the IRS, achieving success in Chapter 13 cases, and emergency filings and eligibility issues Learn how to get your judge to allow emergency funds from Judges Hale and Isgur in their annual Smackdown, Round 5: Emergency Funds in a Chapter 13 Budget more




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2012 Consumer Bankruptcy

Join leading members of the Texas bankruptcy bench and bar for the 8th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Practice, part of UT Law's Summer Conference Series at Moody Gardens in Galveston. This program provides a unique opportunity to interact with judges, trustees and practitioners in course sessions, panels and social events. Hon. Barry Russell, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, presents Avoiding Evidentiary Pitfalls in Bankruptcy Litigation and joins Hons. Hale, Isgur, Gargotta and Rhoades on Thursday afternoon's Judges Q&A Panel. Plus, customize your own program—we've added breakout sessions on Thursday and Friday to give you a more specialized topic selection. All conference participants and their families (kids welcome) are invited to a Night Out at the Aquarium private reception and buffet dinner on Thursday evening. Visit with bankruptcy judges and conference faculty members at the spectacular Moody Gardens Aquarium. Separate registration required—please see registration form. This conference is informative and informal—attendees and faculty are encouraged to dress casually and bring the family to enjoy Moody Gardens on Galveston Island! more



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2011 Consumer Bankruptcy

Join leading members of the Texas bankruptcy bench and bar for Consumer Bankruptcy Practice in Galveston. This program provides a unique opportunity to interact with judges, trustees and practitioners in course sessions, panels and social events including Friday's Breakfast Breakout Sessions with the Judiciary and Trustees and Lunch with the Judges. All conference participants and families are invited to a special, private reception and buffet dinner (separate registration) on Thursday evening. Consumer Bankruptcy Practice is part of UT Law's Summer Conference Series, both informal and informative. Participants are encouraged to dress casually and bring the family. more



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2010 Consumer Bankruptcy

Join leading members of the Texas bankruptcy bench and bar for 2010 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice in Galveston. This program provides a unique opportunity to interact with judges and practitioners in course sessions, panels and social events including Thursday's reception with the judges. Consumer Bankruptcy Practice is part of UT Law's Summer Conference Series, both informal and informative. Participants are invited to dress casually and bring the family. more



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2009 Consumer Bankruptcy

Join leading members of the Texas bankruptcy bench and bar for 2009 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice. This program provides a unique opportunity to interact with judges and practitioners in course sessions, panels and social events including Thursday's reception and dinner with the judges. Consumer Bankruptcy Practice is part of UT Law's Summer Conference Series—informal and informative. Faculty and attendees are invited to dress casually, and all conference participants and families are invited to a special, private reception and buffet dinner with the judges at Moody Gardens Aquarium on Thursday evening (separate registration required). Food will be in abundance; we promise! more



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2008 Consumer Bankruptcy

Join leading members of the Texas bankruptcy bench and bar for the 2008 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice and hear how judges, trustees, and practitioners are dealing with the tough issues facing consumer practitioners—cars, houses, proof of claims, and more. See the program schedule for full agenda and details. This program provides a unique opportunity for practitioners, judges, and trustees to discuss and clarify current practice issues. Program co-chairs Hon. Craig Gargotta, Hon. H. Dewayne "Cooter" Hale, Hon. Marvin Isgur, are joined by Hon. Jeff Bohm, Hon. Douglas D. Dodd, Hon. Brenda Rhoades, Hon. Bill Parker, Hon. Wesley W. Steen, and Hon. Leif M. Clark for a variety of presentations with practitioners, including district breakfast sessions on Friday morning. Faculty and attendees are encouraged to dress casually, and all conference faculty, attendees, and families are invited to a special private reception and light dinner at the Moody Gardens Aquarium on Thursday evening. more



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2007 Consumer Bankruptcy

Join leading bankruptcy judges and practitioners throughout the nation for the 2007 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Conference. Program highlights include a review of the major national and Fifth Circuit cases that have come down this year; and presentations on key legal, practice and management issues facing consumer bankruptcy practitioners.  The conference also features a Friday morning Breakfast with the Judiciary session, as well as extensive opportunities to speak with Texas bankruptcy judges in an informal setting.  more



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2006 Consumer Bankruptcy

Join leading bankruptcy judges and practitioners throughout the state and nation at Moody Gardens for the 2006 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice. more



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2005 Consumer Bankruptcy

Join leading bankruptcy judges and practitioners throughout the state and nation for the 2005 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice conference. This year's conference includes extensive discussion of the new consumer bankruptcy rules, including a special presentation by Hon. Eugene R. Wedoff. The focus is practical and informative, with top practitioners presenting their solutions to typical problems encountered in the consumer bankruptcy area. more



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