In-Person Program

Bankruptcy Law: MCLE BasicsPlus!®

Chapter 7 and 13 debtor and creditor essentials from intake to closing

2190001P01
Wednesday, 10/10/2018 & Thursday, 10/11/2018, 9:30 am–4:30 pm
MCLE Conference Center, Ten Winter Place, Boston
12 substantive credits, 1 ethics credits
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Product Description

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9:30 - 9:45 am
Welcome and Introduction
Donald R. Lassman, Esq., Law Office of Donald R. Lassman, Needham, Chair
9:45 - 10:15 am
Introduction: The Basics You Need to Know
Donald R. Lassman, Esq., Law Office of Donald R. Lassman, Needham, Chair
10:15 - 10:45 am
Roundtable Discussion: Terms of Engagement; How to Handle Client Representation; Office Management; Advertising
Richard H. Askenase, Esq., Law Office of Richard Askenase, Andover
Christina M. Turgeon, Esq., Law Office of Christina M. Turgeon, Springfield
Anne J. White, Esq., Demeo LLP, Boston
10:45 - 11:00 am
Networking and Refreshment Break
11:00 - 12:00 pm
Preparing for the Bankruptcy Case: The Individual Debtor's Perspective
Chapter 7
Christina M. Turgeon, Esq., Law Office of Christina M. Turgeon, Springfield
Chapter 13
Richard H. Askenase, Esq., Law Office of Richard Askenase, Andover
12:00 - 12:30 pm
MeansTest Foundation & Update
Anne J. White, Esq., Demeo LLP, Boston
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch (on your own)
1:30 - 2:15 pm
Ethical Discussion- Debtor's Counsel's Perspective
Pamela A. Harbeson, Esq., Board of Bar Overseers, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
2:15 - 2:45 pm
Client Interview (Faculty Demonstration)
Debtor
Christina M. Turgeon, Esq., Law Office of Christina M. Turgeon, Springfield
Debtor's Attorney
Richard H. Askenase, Esq., Law Office of Richard Askenase, Andover
2:45 - 3:00 pm
Issue Spotting by Registrants
3:00 - 3:15 pm
Networking and Refreshment Break
3:15 - 3:30 pm
Group Feedback by Registrants
3:30 - 4:30 pm
Counseling the Client (Faculty Demonstration)
Day Two
9:30 - 9:35 am
Welcome and Introduction
Donald R. Lassman, Esq., Law Office of Donald R. Lassman, Needham, Chair
9:35 - 11:05 am
A Guide to Common Bankruptcy Forms
Tiffanie C. Ellis-Niles, Esq., Lyles and Niles LLP, Randolph
11:05 - 11:20 am
Networking and Refreshment Break
11:20 - 12:30 pm
The Creditor's Perspective in a Bankruptcy Case
Christine A. Murphy, Esq., Goodman, Shapiro & Lombardi LLC, Dedham
Macken Toussaint, Esq., Riemer & Braunstein LLP, Boston
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch (on your own)
1:30 - 2:00 pm
Tax Issues in Bankruptcy Cases
John B. O'Donnell, Esq., Department of Revenue, Litigation Bureau, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
2:00 - 2:30 pm
Ethical Considerations from the Perspective of Creditors, US Trustee's Office & Department of Revenue
Eric K. Bradford, Esq., US Trustee Office, Boston
Christine A. Murphy, Esq., Goodman, Shapiro & Lombardi LLC, Dedham
Macken Toussaint, Esq., Riemer & Braunstein LLP, Boston
2:30 - 3:00 pm
Bankruptcy Litigation
Christopher M. Condon, Esq., Murphy & King, PC, Boston
3:00 - 3:30 pm
Overview of Electronic Case Filing and New Bankruptcy Rules
Mary (Molly) P. Sharon, Esq., U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts , Boston
3:30 - 3:45 pm
The Role and Perspective of the Office of the US Trustee
Eric K. Bradford, Esq., US Trustee Office, Boston
3:45 - 4:15 pm
Mock Creditor's Meeting (Personal Bankruptcy: Chapter 7)
Chapter 7 Trustee
Donald R. Lassman, Esq., Law Office of Donald R. Lassman, Needham, Chair
Debtor
John B. O'Donnell, Esq., Department of Revenue, Litigation Bureau, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Counsel for Debtor
Christopher M. Condon, Esq., Murphy & King, PC, Boston
Counsel for Creditor
Macken Toussaint, Esq., Riemer & Braunstein LLP, Boston
4:15 - 4:30 pm
Motion for Relief From the Automatic Stay
Counsel for Debtor
Christopher M. Condon, Esq., Murphy & King, PC, Boston
Counsel for Creditor
Macken Toussaint, Esq., Riemer & Braunstein LLP, Boston
Judge
Donald R. Lassman, Esq., Law Office of Donald R. Lassman, Needham, Chair

Special Program Materials:

Table of Contents

Chair

Donald R. Lassman, Esq., Law Office of Donald R. Lassman, Needham

Faculty

Richard H. Askenase, Esq., Law Office of Richard Askenase, Andover
Eric K. Bradford, Esq., US Trustee Office, Boston
Tiffanie C. Ellis-Niles, Esq., Lyles and Niles LLP, Randolph
John B. O'Donnell, Esq., Department of Revenue, Litigation Bureau, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
Mary (Molly) P. Sharon, Esq., U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts , Boston
Christina M. Turgeon, Esq., Law Office of Christina M. Turgeon, Springfield

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