Annual Bankruptcy Update - Eastern and Western Districts 2021

Product ID: CA3167W
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Help clients navigate economic woes

Businesses and individuals have faced tough financial decisions as the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched on, and attorneys have been there through it all, advising clients on their best courses of action.

At the Annual Bankruptcy Update 2021 — Eastern and Western Districts, a powerhouse lineup of presenters will bring you up-to-speed on the latest trends and developments in bankruptcy practice. U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges and clerks from both the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin will share valuable insights, and experienced practitioners in bankruptcy and collections will be on hand to provide updates and unique perspectives on:

  • Crucial case law holdings
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Chapter 11, 12, or 13 plan feasibility

Avoid burnout

Burnout is on the rise.1 While many attorneys sacrifice their well-being for the good of their clients, dedicating every waking moment to your law practice doesn’t do anyone any good. Discover how to dodge burnout and preserve your peace. Learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine and make simple changes that can make a huge difference to your well-being in the long run.

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OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $269.00

Non-Member $349.00

Credits

6 CLE, 1 EPR, 1 LAU, 1 LPM

Date and Time

Wednesday, November 17, 20218:30 AM - 4:45 PM CT

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Help clients navigate economic woes

Businesses and individuals have faced tough financial decisions as the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched on, and attorneys have been there through it all, advising clients on their best courses of action.

At the Annual Bankruptcy Update 2021 — Eastern and Western Districts, a powerhouse lineup of presenters will bring you up-to-speed on the latest trends and developments in bankruptcy practice. U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges and clerks from both the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin will share valuable insights, and experienced practitioners in bankruptcy and collections will be on hand to provide updates and unique perspectives on:

  • Crucial case law holdings
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Chapter 11, 12, or 13 plan feasibility

Avoid burnout

Burnout is on the rise.1 While many attorneys sacrifice their well-being for the good of their clients, dedicating every waking moment to your law practice doesn’t do anyone any good. Discover how to dodge burnout and preserve your peace. Learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine and make simple changes that can make a huge difference to your well-being in the long run.

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Help clients navigate economic woes

Businesses and individuals have faced tough financial decisions as the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched on, and attorneys have been there through it all, advising clients on their best courses of action.

At the Annual Bankruptcy Update 2021 — Eastern and Western Districts, a powerhouse lineup of presenters will bring you up-to-speed on the latest trends and developments in bankruptcy practice. U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges and clerks from both the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin will share valuable insights, and experienced practitioners in bankruptcy and collections will be on hand to provide updates and unique perspectives on:

  • Crucial case law holdings
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Chapter 11, 12, or 13 plan feasibility

Avoid burnout

Burnout is on the rise.1 While many attorneys sacrifice their well-being for the good of their clients, dedicating every waking moment to your law practice doesn’t do anyone any good. Discover how to dodge burnout and preserve your peace. Learn how to incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine and make simple changes that can make a huge difference to your well-being in the long run.

Read More ↓

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Planning Committee:

Shay A. Agsten
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District
Milwaukee

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

Mark N. Mathias
Mathias Law Office
Eau Claire

Presenters:

Carla O. Andres
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Appleton

Hon. Rachel M. Blise
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District
Milwaukee

Hon. Catherine J. Furay
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District
Madison

Hon. G. Michael Halfenger
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District
Milwaukee

Hon. Beth E. Hanan
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District
Milwaukee

Jason Magill
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

Sean McDernott
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District
Milwaukee

Janet Medlock
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District
Milwaukee

Hon. Katherine Maloney Perhach
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District
Milwaukee

Eliza M. Reyes
Steinhilber Swanson LLP
Madison

Claire Ann Richman
Steinhilber Swanson LLP
Madison

Jennifer M. Schank
Fuhrman & Dodge, S.C.
Middleton

Christopher H. Schreiber
Michael Best
Milwaukee

Christopher C. Shattuck
State Bar of Wisconsin
Madison

Lauren C. Stanley
Beck, Chaet, Bamberger & Polsky, S.C.
Milwaukee

William E. Wallo
Bakke Norman, S.C.
Eau Claire

William J. Weigel
Office of Lawyer Regulation
Madison

Erin A. West
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Madison

Lara Wild
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District
Madison

 

8:30 a.m. : Mindfulness and Avoiding Burnout in Bankruptcy

Jason Magill, LPC

9:20 a.m. : Intellectual Property Issues in Bankruptcy and Collection Cases

  • Trademarks (Mission Products Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology)
  • Patents and how to determine ownership and value
  • Customer lists
  • Websites and domain names
  • Copyrights
  • IP licenses

Carla O. Andres, Lauren C. Stanley

10:10 a.m. : Break

10:25 a.m. : Ethics, the OLR, and the Attorney Disciplinary Process in Wisconsin

  • What to do when you make a mistake
  • The disciplinary process
  • The ethical obligations of attorneys to cooperate with disciplinary investigations

William J. Weigel

11:15 a.m. : Dale Ihlenfeldt Memorial Case Law Update

Eliza M. Reyes, Jennifer M. Schank, William E. Wallo

12:05 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. : Clerk’s Office Update

Eastern District – Sean McDermott, Janet Medlock
Western District – Lara Wild

1:20 p.m. : By the Court – Author’s Notes

Moderator: Christopher J. Schreiber
Eastern District – Hon. Rachel M. Blise, Hon. G. Michael Halfenger, Hon. Beth E. Hanan, Hon. Katherine Maloney Perhach
Western District – Hon. Catherine J. Furay

2:40 p.m. : Break

2:55 p.m. : An In-Depth Look at Demonstrating that a Chapter 11/12/13 Plan is Feasible

J. David Krekeler, Claire Ann Richman, Erin A. West

3:45 p.m. : Avoiding Practical Traps in Your Bankruptcy Practice (LPM)

  • Client confidentiality
  • Leaving a firm
  • Trust accounts
  • Working remotely

Christopher C. Shattuck

4:35 p.m. : Program Concludes

  • Hear directly from U.S. Bankruptcy Court judges from the Eastern and Western Districts
  • Understand potential intellectual property issues in bankruptcy and collection cases
  • Find out what to do if the Office of Lawyer Regulation comes calling
  • Take an in-depth look at Chapter 11, 12, or 13 plan feasibility
  • Learn ways to avoid burnout in your bankruptcy practice
  • Uphold your ethical obligations on social media and when working remotely
  • Get a case law and legislative update
  • Commercial bankruptcy attorneys
  • Individual bankruptcy lawyers
  • Lawyers advising small businesses
  • General practitioners

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