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Jun 17, 2024-Jun 19, 2024
All Day



The American Bankruptcy Institute’s (ABI) 2024 Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, being held June 17-19 at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, will feature specially designed business, consumer and “best practices” session tracks, enabling attendees to exchange ideas with esteemed regional judges and experienced colleagues. A special lunch-and-learn plenary session will feature experts providing their insights during a mock sale hearing. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 8.25/9.5 hours of CLE/CPE credit.

Plenary sessions at the Central States Bankruptcy Workshop will include:

  • Great Debates
  • Lunch and Learn: Mock Sale Hearing
  • Ethics: Wellness Matters with Kendra Brodin

Business Track sessions will include:

  • Post-Confirmation/Post-Sale Jurisdiction
  • Subchapter V Creditor Issues
  • Advanced Fraud-Based Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate

Consumer Track sessions will include:

  • Federal Tax Issues in Bankruptcy
  • Separate Entity (LLC/Corp.) Issues
  • Litigation Tactics
  • Property of the Estate and Exemptions

Best Practices Track sessions will include:

  • Transactional Drafting
  • Litigation and Courtroom Skills

Tracy M. Clark of Steinberg Shapiro Clark (Southfield, Mich.) and Elizabeth B. Vandesteeg of Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC (Chicago) are the workshop’s co-chairs, and Bankruptcy Judges Joel D. Applebaum (E.D. Mich.; Flint) and Beth E. Hanan (E.D. Wis.; Milwaukee) are the judicial co-chairs.

To view the full list of expert speakers, and for more information on attending ABI’s Central States Bankruptcy Workshop, please click here. Members of the press interested in attending the workshop should contact ABI Public Affairs Officer John Hartgen at 703-894-5935 or [email protected].