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Bankruptcy 101

December 05, 2019
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Milwaukee Bar Association
747 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Sponsored by the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association in collaboration with the Milwaukee Bar Association

Bankruptcy 101

Jerome R. Kerkman, Kerkman & Dunn
Michael J. Maloney, Watton Law Group
Justin M. Mertz, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Many non-bankruptcy lawyers can be intimidated by bankruptcy issues.  This CLE will be tailored to the general business practitioner who wants to learn more about bankruptcy concepts, major code provisions, and key bankruptcy issues that are essential to any practicing attorney.  The program is outlined as follows:

  1. Intro and Overview of Chapters 7, 11, and 13 
    1. Historical Prospective
    2. Foundational Principles of the Bankruptcy Code
  1. Automatic Stay and Discharge Issues 
    1. Coverage and Exceptions to Automatic Stay
    2. Obtaining Relief from Stay
    3. Stay Violations
    4. Objections to Discharge and Dischargeability of Certain Debts
  1. Chapter 11 Issues 
    1. Types of Chapter 11 Debtors & Strategies
    2. Big Events in a Chapter 11 Case
    3. Payment and Types of Claims


Credit: 1.0 CLE credit to be applied for
Registration & Lunch: 
12:00 - 12:30 PM
 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Location: MBA - 747 North Broadway


$25.00 MBA/EDWBA member w/lunch

$35.00 Non-member w/lunch