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ECB150427 Fundamentals of Adversary Proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court CLE
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The District of Connecticut's chief bankruptcy judge and experienced bankruptcy litigators will discuss effective tactics for litigating in adversary proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. CLE Credit: 2.0 hours

4/27/2015
When: Monday, April 27, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Graduate Club
155 Elm Street
New Haven, Connecticut 
United States
Contact: CBA Member Service Center
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Presented by the Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section in association with the Young Lawyers Section Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Committee and Federal Practice Committee

Seminar Code: ECB150427

CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours

About the Program:
District of Connecticut's chief bankruptcy judge and experienced bankruptcy litigators will discuss effective tactics for litigating in adversary proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

You Will Learn:

  • The fundamentals of bankruptcy litigation in adversary proceedings.
  • Tips for effective advocacy in bankruptcy court.
  • Similarities/differences between litigating in district court and bankruptcy court.

Who Should Attend:
Attorneys who litigate in bankruptcy proceedings. Litigators who are considering adding bankruptcy litigation to their practice.

Moderator:
Evan Goldstein, Updike Kelly Spellacy, Hartford

Speakers:
The Honorable Julie Manning, Chief Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, District of Connecticut
Stephen M. Kindseth, Zeisler & Zeisler, P.C., Bridgeport
Jeffrey M. Sklarz, Green & Sklarz, LLC, New Haven
Robert White, Murtha Cullina, LLP, Hartford


Agenda/Schedule:

1. District of Connecticut Bankruptcy Court Chief Judge Julie Manning
Effective tactics and areas of improvement for litigators in adversary proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

2. A Panel Discussion
A panel with the three speakers who will discuss, chronologically, the progress of a typical adversary proceeding, sharing tips for highly effective advocacy and noting similarities/differences in litigating in Bankruptcy Court adversary proceeding as opposed to a civil action in District Court. These will include: the pleading stage, discovery stage, trial, and jurisdictional issues and appeals.


Event Cost: (Including dinner.  Cash bar.)

                 Member: $65
                 Non-member: $135


**You will receive a link via email to download a digital copy of the course materials for the program prior to the program. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information available upon request.