Annual Bankruptcy Update 2018 Western District

Product ID: CM2811
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Be a bankruptcy buff

If you deal in bankruptcies, you can’t afford to miss the Annual Bankruptcy Update 2018 – Eastern District. It’s loaded with time-tested practice techniques and insights into current court affairs.

Our experienced presenters will share their:

  • Chapter 13 bankruptcy strategies
  • Lay witness preparation tips
  • Workout agreement approaches
  • Ethical collections practices for law firms
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Be a bankruptcy buff

If you deal in bankruptcies, you can’t afford to miss the Annual Bankruptcy Update 2018 – Eastern District. It’s loaded with time-tested practice techniques and insights into current court affairs.

Our experienced presenters will share their:

  • Chapter 13 bankruptcy strategies
  • Lay witness preparation tips
  • Workout agreement approaches
  • Ethical collections practices for law firms
Read More ↓

Masters of Ceremonies:

Timothy J. Peyton (Western District)
Kepler & Peyton
Fitchburg

Shay A. Agsten (Eastern District)
U.S. Bankrupcty Court
Milwaukee

Program Chairs:

Shay A. Agsten (Eastern District)
U.S. Bankrupcty Court
Milwaukee

J. David Krekeler
Krekeler Strother, S.C.
Madison

William E. Wallo
Weld Riley, S.C.
Eau Claire

Presenters:

Marcia M. Anderson (Western District only)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Madison

Hon. Valerie Bailey Rihn
Dane County Circuit Court
Madison

Rebecca R. Garcia (Eastern District only)
Chapter 13 Trustee
Oshkosh

Nicholas L. Hahn
Steinhilber Swanson LLP
Oshkosh

Hon. G. Michael Halfenger (Eastern District only)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Milwaukee

Hon. Beth E. Hanan (Eastern District only)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Milwaukee

Mark Harring (Western District only)
Chapter 12 and 13 Trustee
Madison

Hon. Susan V. Kelley
U.S. Bankrupcty Court
Milwaukee

Leonard G. Leverson

Leverson Lucey & Metz, S.C..
Milwaukee

Scott Lieske (Eastern District only)
Christianson & Freund LLC
Eau Claire

Hon. Brett H. Ludwig
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Miilwaukee

Mark N. Mathias (Western District only)
Christianson & Freund LLC
Eau Claire

Sean McDermott (Eastern District only)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Milwaukee
 
Janet L. Medlock (Eastern District only)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Milwaukee
 
Timothy F. Nixon
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Green Bay

Brittany S.Ogden
Quarles & Brady LLP
Madison
 
Benjamin P. Payne
Hanson & Payne LLC
Milwaukee

Hon. Pamela Pepper (Eastern District only)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

Olivier H. Reiher
Beck, Chaet, Bamberger & Polsky, S.C.
Milwaukee

Eliza M. Reyes
Krekeler Strother, S.C.
Madison

Michael P. Richman (Western District only)
Steinhilber Swanson LLP
Madison

Tiffany Rodriguez
U.S. Trustee’s Office
Madison

Mary Ruppenthal
The National Data Center
San Francisco, CA

Hon. Richard H. Sankovitz
Milwaukee County Circuit Court
Milwaukee

David Shapiro
The National Data Center
San Francisco, CA

Craig E. Stevenson
DeWitt Ross & Stevens, S.C.
Madison

Jessica M. Zeratsky
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Milwaukee

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Tips for Successful Workouts

J. David Krekeler, Timothy F. Nixon, Olivier H. Reiher

9:20 a.m. : By the Court – Author’s Notes

  • A case law review by the Bankruptcy Judges of this year’s important decisions from the Wisconsin Bankruptcy Courts

Hon. G. Michael Halfenger, Hon. Beth E. Hanan, Hon. Susan V. Kelley, Hon. Brett H. Ludwig

10:15 a.m. : Break

10:30 a.m. : Chapter 13 and The National Data Center (NDC.org) – Why Should Debtor’s Counsel Use it?

As many Chapter 13 practitioners know, NDC.org is the website that Chapter 13 Trustees give Debtors to monitor their cases for receipts and disbursements. What advantages does the site have for Debtors Counsel? David Shapiro and Mary Ruppenthal from NDC.org, along with our local Chapter 13 Trustees will show all of the advantages that Debtors Counsel can gain by use of NDC.org.

  • It’s Free!
  • Single login access to information for multiple trustees
  • Monitor the balance due to you for attorney fees
  • Monitor which of your clients are delinquent in Trustee payments
  • May become the only way to access Trustee websites

Rebecca R. Garcia, Mark Harring, Scott Lieske, Mary Ruppenthal, David Shapiro

11:20 a.m. : Clerk’s Office Update

Marcia M. Anderson, Sean D. McDermott, Janet L. Medlock

11:45 a.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. : Dale Ihlenfeldt Memorial Case Law Update

Leonard G. Leverson, Eliza M. Reyes, William E. Wallo

1:50 p.m. : All Things Ag: Farm-Related Bankruptcies

  • Ag liens – crop production liens, livestock liens, etc.
  • Farmer’s use of collateral
  • Tax considerations
  • Getting financing

Nicholas L. Hahn, Brittany S. Ogden, Craig E. Stevenson

2:45 p.m. : Break

3:00 p.m. : Evidence – Preparing Lay Witnesses

Hon. Pamela Pepper, Michael P. Richman, Hon. Valerie Bailey Rihn, Hon. Richard H. Sankovitz

3:50 p.m. : How to Get Paid – Ethically

Hon. G. Michael Halfenger, Mark N. Mathias, Benjamin P. Payne, Tiffany Rodriguez

4:40 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Receive valuable insight from U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges from the Eastern District
  • Examine the ins and outs of farm-related bankruptcies
  • Receive tips on reaching effective workout agreements on behalf of business clients
  • Find out how to get paid – ethically
  • Hear case law updates from Wisconsin and beyond
  • Learn how to properly prepare lay witnesses under the Rules of Evidence
  • Commercial and individual bankruptcy lawyers
  • Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors’ Rights Section members
  • Any attorney seeking a solid understanding of specialized topics in bankruptcy law

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