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Bankruptcy Conference

Austin – Nov 14-15, 2019 – Four Seasons Hotel

UT Law's 38th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference is one of the premier bankruptcy programs in the nation. The conference attracts a stellar national faculty of prominent judges, academics, and practitioners. It also provides an in-depth focus on current topics in business and consumer bankruptcy. Program highlights: This year, the perennial favorite Recent Developments will have two sessions: Professor Jay L. Westbrook will lead the opening session to discuss the year’s most important cases, and then Friday afternoon, Debbie Langehennig leads a panel for an in-depth look at the best and worst of the cases. Select from Thursday afternoon concurrent tracks: Business Track includes discussions on recidivist debtors; modifying labor and retirement obligations in bankruptcy; utilizing and interpreting make whole provisions; rights offerings; and the drivers of the recent turmoil in the retail industry. Consumer Track includes discussions on the ABI Consumer Commission Report; litigation in consumer cases; discharging IRS debt; and practical considerations for consumer attorneys, including creating a debtor’s saving plan, increasing the disbursement from the trustee for attorney fees and ethical considerations. Have a question for the judges? Friday morning, Judges Davis, Isgur, Jernigan and Parker will be ready to answer them! Submit questions in advance to conferenceQA@utcle.org. Explore contemporary discovery techniques that lawyers utilize to keep pace with constantly changing communications in modern society. Gain insight on the use of arbitration in bankruptcy; health care bankruptcies; unique aspects of chapter 11 cases triggered by sexual abuse tort claims; the contours of ethical negotiations, illegal extortion, and bankruptcy bribery; and much more. Also, enjoy interacting and networking with judges, trustees, and practitioners at Thursday Evening’s Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Reception! more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 2.50 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Bankruptcy Law
Consumer Law
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Bankruptcy

Case Summaries, Part I

Craig A. Gargotta, Daniela Mondragon, Eduardo V. Rodriguez, Kiran Vakamudi
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 53 pgs
$35
Audio – 64 mins
$15
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Determining Eligibility for a Chapter 13 Discharge

Mark B. French
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 16 pgs
$25
Audio – 31 mins
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Paper – 16 pgs preview Audio – 31 mins preview

Prosecuting and Defending Exceptions to Discharge 

Diane S. Barron, Jeffrey P. Norman
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 20 pgs
$25
Audio – 27 mins
$15
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Beast of Burden

H. DeWayne "Cooter" Hale, Emma Persson
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 17 pgs
$25
Slides – 8 pgs
$15
Audio – 42 mins
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Seeking and Objecting to Creditors' Attorneys Fees

Mark A. Castillo, Lindsay D. Steele
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 14 pgs
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Slides – 15 pgs
$15
Audio – 33 mins
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Chapter 13 Trustee Panel

Pamela A. Bassel, Douglas D. Dodd, Carey D. Ebert, William E. Heitkamp, Ray Hendren
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 30 pgs
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Paper – 21 pgs
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Audio – 45 mins
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Accounting for Lawyers

Marvin Isgur
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Slides – 8 pgs
$15
Audio – 30 mins
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Slides – 8 pgs preview Audio – 30 mins preview

Important Old Cases

Emily S. Chou, Chris Manuel López, Leslie R. Masterson, Edward L. Morris, Brenda T. Rhoades
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 8 pgs
$25
Audio – 45 mins
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Bankruptcy Exemptions: A Fresh Start or a Head Start? 

Eduardo V. Rodriguez, Jana Smith Whitworth
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 28 pgs
$35
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When You Really, Really Mess Up: Some Practical Ideas for Fixing, or at Least Mitigating, Common Bankruptcy Practitioner Errors

Théda W. Page, Stephen G. Wilcox
Presented at the 2019 Consumer Bankruptcy Practice

Paper – 34 pgs
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Paper – 8 pgs
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Audio – 29 mins
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