Overview

Join us live on October 19 for this short survey of special topics and practical guidance in consumer bankruptcy, including Chapter 7 and attorneys fees, litigation in consumer cases, and the SBRA and Chapter 13 business cases. Earn 1.75 hrs of TX MCLE credit including 0.25 hr. of ethics.
 
NOTE: The recorded eCourse of Special Topics in Consumer Bankruptcy will be included at no charge as part of registration to live webcast of UT Law's 39th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference on November 5-6, 2020. See more information and registration details for the full Conference.

If you cannot watch the entire webcast of Special Topics in Residential Consumer Bankruptcy at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Event Schedule

Program is subject to change.
All times are Central Time Zone.

  • Time
    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Monday Morning, Oct. 19, 2020
    Presiding Officer:
    Pam Bassel, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee - Fort Worth, TX
  • 10:00 am
    0.50 hr
    0.25 hr ethics
    Chapter 7 Attorney’s Fees
    A look at the issues and caselaw regarding unconventional arrangements such as unbundling and bifurcation. 

    Kevin M. Epstein, Office of the U.S. Trustee - San Antonio, TX
    Brendon Singh, Tran Singh LLP - Houston, TX

  • 10:30 am
    5-Minute Break

  • 10:35 am
    0.50 hr
    Contested Matters in Consumer Cases
    Gain insight on using technology to effectively manage deadlines and hearings quickly and effectively.

    Reed Allmand, Allmand Law Firm, PLLC - Dallas, TX
    Cristina Rodriguez, Keeling Law Firm - Houston, TX

  • 11:05 am
    5-Minute Break

  • 11:10 am
    0.75 hr
    SBRA/Chapter 13 Business Cases
    An overview of options for the reorganization of the small business debtor and what may work best, SBRA or chapter 13.

    Moderator:
    Pam Bassel, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee - Fort Worth, TX
    Panelists:
    Christy Lingafelter Heimer, Heimer Law Offices P.C. - Austin, TX
    Henry G. Hobbs Jr., Acting U.S. Trustee Region 7, U.S. Department of Justice - Austin, TX
    Shane P. Tobin, Office of The United States Trustee - Austin, TX

  • 11:55 am
    Adjourn

Conference Faculty

Reed Allmand

Allmand Law Firm, PLLC
Dallas, TX

Pam Bassel

Standing Chapter 13 Trustee
Fort Worth, TX

Kevin M. Epstein

Office of the U.S. Trustee
San Antonio, TX

Christy Lingafelter Heimer

Heimer Law Offices P.C.
Austin, TX

Henry G. Hobbs Jr.

Acting U.S. Trustee Region 7, U.S. Department of Justice
Austin, TX

Cristina Rodriguez

Keeling Law Firm
Houston, TX

Brendon Singh

Tran Singh LLP
Houston, TX

Shane P. Tobin

Office of The United States Trustee
Austin, TX

Credit Info

MCLE Credit
UT Law CLE will report credit to the State Bar of Texas on your behalf. If you are claiming credit in the last week of your birth month, self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. Print and keep the Certificate of Completion for your records. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

To claim Other States MCLE credit, Other States credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion .

MCLE credit is presented based on a 60-minute credit hour.
Other Credit
No Additional Credit Information.
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live webcast presentations meet the requirements and are presumptively approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim Texas Accounting CPE credit, the Texas Accounting CPE credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. Self-report your CPE credit directly to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

Contact Laura Tolin, ltolin@law.utexas.edu, if you have additional questions.

Key Dates

STUDIO WEBCAST – Oct 19, 2020
Conference Concluded
STUDIO WEBCAST
Last day for cancellation: Oct 14, 2020

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