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Consumer & Residential Bankruptcy Law: A View from the Bench 24/7 On-demand Downloadable Seminar & Podcast

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Learn the latest on Consumer & Residential Bankruptcy: A View from the Bench. Attend this 24/7 On-demand Downloadable Seminar & Podcast. Register to obtain CLE/MCLE credit, receive access to 77 pages of course materials, and listen & learn at your convenience. Registration includes a complimentary Podcast. Listen as many times as you wish and even save the seminar for future reference.

Consumer & Residential Bankruptcy: A View from the Bench
with Discussion on Discovery in Bankruptcy & Pre-bankruptcy Filings
24/7 On-demand Downloadable Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
90-Minute On-demand Downloadable Seminar
Includes Complimentary Podcast & 77 Pages of Course Materials

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - Specific States Listed Below.


The weak economy continues to push numerous businesses and consumers into distress, prompting record levels of foreclosures, loan defaults, bankruptcies, and reorganizations. Many individuals and corporations today must deal with bankruptcy issues both directly and indirectly. Our seminar faculty features a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, a former federal judge, and nationally recognized bankruptcy practitioner. They will discuss the recovery of distressed loans, credit sales, consumer bankruptcy, discovery issues in bankruptcy, pre-bankruptcy filings, real estate, a view from the bench on best practices, describe how the process works for consumers and corporations, as well as the latest developments in bankruptcy law. Whether you are new to bankruptcy practice or have extensive experience in the field, our respected faculty will cover the transforming areas of the law so you can walk away from the on-demand seminar with the ability to confidently handle the difficult decisions that must be made in this dynamic practice. Learn best practices from a sitting U.S. Bankruptcy Judge and former federal judge.


Judge Mary Diehl on a View from the Bench

1. Consumer Bankruptcy

2. Use of Credit Bidding

3. Successor and Fraudulent Transfer Liability

4. Utilizing 363 Sales

5. Best Practices & Suggestions for Counsel

Judge Ronald Hedges on Discovery in Bankruptcy

1. Utilizing Discovery to Your Client's Advantage in Bankruptcy Practice

2. ESI Preservation, Collection and Analysis

3. Designing Effective Litigation Holds

4. The Import of Proper Retention Policies as Compliance

5. Protecting Confidentiality and Privilege against Hold Requirements

6. Inadvertent Production of Privileged Information

Steven Silton on Pre-bankruptcy filings, Homestead, & Residential Bankruptcy Filings

1. Effective Pre-bankruptcy Filings

2. Utilizing Homestead to Your Client's Advantage

3. Commercial & Residential Bankruptcy

4. Best Practices for Creditors' and Lenders' Counsel

5. Coping with Financially Distressed Business Clients

6. Questions Regarding Workouts

Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Mary Grace Diehl was appointed to the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia in February 2004. Prior to that time, she was a partner in the Litigation Section of Troutman Sanders LLP where she chaired the Bankruptcy Practice Group. She received her law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School. Judge Diehl has chaired the Bankruptcy Sections of both the Atlanta Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia. She is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, was President of the Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute and chaired the Women In The Profession Committee of the Atlanta Bar Association. She received the Woman of the Year in Restructuring Award in 2008 from IWIRC (International Women in Restructuring Confederation). Judge Diehl serves as a Trustee of Canisius College and is a member of the Emory University Board of Visitors. She is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Emory Law School.

2. Ronald J. Hedges has extensive experience in e-discovery and in management of complex civil litigation matters. He was appointed in 1986 as a United States Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, where he served as the compliance judge for the Court Mediation Program, a member of the Lawyers Advisory Committee, and both a member and reporter for the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee. From 2001 to 2005 he was a member of the Advisory Group of Magistrate Judges. He has also been an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University School of Law from 1993 to 2006 and at Georgetown University Law Center since 2006, where he is also a member of the National Law Alumni Board and E-Discovery Advisory Board. Judge Hedges is a member of the American Law Institute, American Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Historical Society and the Lawyers Advisory Committee of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He was a judicial advisor to the Association of the Federal Bar of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Judge Hedges is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center.

3. Steven H. Silton is a Partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, where he represents small to mid-sized corporations, banks, credit unions and financial groups. In his corporate practice, he counsels his clients on purchase and sale of businesses, secured financing transactions, securities placements and negotiation of corporate documents. He often consults and/or associates with lawyers regarding their financially distressed business clients. He has been instrumental in the reorganization of a number of businesses, and has been appointed as counsel for creditor committees. Mr. Silton has been rated by Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and legal ability, and was named to the Rising Star and Super Lawyer list in 1999 by Law & Politics Magazine and published in Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine. Since 2002 he has been named multiple times to the Super Lawyer list by Law & Politics Magazine and published in Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine. He serves as an adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law and recently launched the Bankruptcy Clinic at the University of St. Thomas Law School. Mr. Silton is a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law and the University of Wisconsin.

Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.

Only registered attendees will receive CLE credit for attending this course. Sign-up today to listen & learn with this 24/7 On-demand downloadable seminar and podcast.

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1. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits

2. The Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

3. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

4. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

5. The State of Nebraska for 1.5 CLE credits

6. The Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

7. The New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

8. The New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

9. The Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

10. The Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

11. The Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

12. The Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

13. The Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits



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