WAITLIST ONLY: The First Annual Connecticut Bankruptcy Conference CLE (ECB181004)

October 4, 2018

8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

Water's Edge Resort and Spa

1525 Boston Post Road Westbrook, Connecticut United States

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About the Program

Learn what you need to know to keep your practice current. Get a critical overview of key aspects of the changes in the Local Bankruptcy Rules from Connecticut’s Bankruptcy Court judges. Hear about best practices and ethical considerations in both commercial and consumer bankruptcy from top practitioners.

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You Will Learn

  • About the new Local Bankruptcy Rules
  • The latest on consumer bankruptcy
  • About the risks, benefits, and strategic considerations in Article 9 sales
  • Chapter 13 updates
  • About third-party releases and exculpation provisions in Chapter 11 reorganization plans
  • About the issues faced by debtors, creditors, counsel, and the court in individual Chapter 11 bankruptcies, including the absolute priority rule, fiduciary duty obligations, and the role of non-debtor family members
  • About not-for-profit insolvencies
  • Ethical considerations for bankruptcy lawyers

Who Should Attend

Bankruptcy practitioners in all settings should attend this program to maintain their knowledge and skills with the latest information on this evolving area of the law.


(Includes a light breakfast, lunch, electronic materials*, and a cocktail reception)
Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section Member $169
Member $199

Non-Member $329
Student Member $99

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Hon. Robert E. Gerber (Ret.), Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC, New York, NY
Hon. Julie A. Manning, United States Bankruptcy Court, Bridgeport
Hon. Ann M. Nevins, United States Bankruptcy Court, New Haven
Hon. James J. Tancredi, United States Bankruptcy Court, Hartford
Elizabeth J. Austin, Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport
Scott M. Charmoy, Charmoy & Charmoy, Fairfield
William S. Fish, Jr., Hinckley Allen, Hartford
Irve J. Goldman, Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport
Carl T. Gulliver, Coan Lewendon Gulliver & Miltenberger LLC, New Haven
William K. Harrington, U.S. Trustee, Office of United States Trustee, Boston, MA
Jeffrey R. Hellman, Law Offices of Jeffrey Hellman LLC, New Haven
Eric A. Henzy, Zeisler & Zeisler PC, Bridgeport
Craig I. Lifland, Halloran & Sage LLP, Hartford
Charles A. Maglieri, Law Office of Charles A. Maglieri, Bloomfield
Eugene S. Melchionne, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Waterbury
Roberta Napolitano, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee, Ignal Napolitano & Shapiro PC, Bridgeport
Bill Rochelle, American Bankruptcy Institute, New York, NY
Scott D. Rosen, Cohn Birnbaum & Shea PC, Hartford
Thomas J. Sansone, Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP, New Haven
Douglas S. Skalka, Neubert Pepe & Monteith PC, New Haven
Suzanne B. Sutton, Cohen & Wolf PC, Orange
Deborah Thorne, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Robert A. White, Murtha Cullina LLP, Hartford

CLE Credit

CT: 6.5 CLE Credits (5.5 General; 1.0 Ethics)
NY: 7.5 CLE Credits (6.5 AOP; 1.0 Ethics)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.

*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared, unless purchased separately. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.


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