Nuts and Bolts of Consumer Bankruptcy and How They Fit in Your Practice Area Toolkit CLE (EYL191112)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

CBA Law Center

30 Bank St, New Britain, Connecticut, United States

Access Recording

Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

About the Program

This program will provide an opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of consumer bankruptcy, specifically focusing on Chapters 7 and 13, and how bankruptcy law intersects with a diverse majority of other practice areas, such as divorce law, criminal law, real estate law, and estate planning.

You Will Learn

  • The difference between Chapters 7 and 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code
  • How a client qualifies for bankruptcy
  • Common intake questions for the prudent practitioner
  • What is property of a bankruptcy estate and the differences between state and federal exemptions
  • How the automatic stay impacts collection efforts
  • The timeline from filing to discharge
  • About discharge and dischargeability
  • Practice points for how bankruptcy law intersects with other area

Who Should Attend

Any legal student or attorney who has been newly admitted to the bar, has just joined a new practice area, would like to expand their existing practice, needs a refresher course on bankruptcy, or would like to be aware of how bankruptcy intersects with other areas of the law.


(Includes a light dinner, electronic materials*, and parking in the public garage at 35 Bank St)
Member $75
Non-member $150
Student Member $15


Michael J. Culkin, The Culkin Law Office LLC, Waterbury
Roberta Napolitano
, Chapter 13 Trustee, Office of the US Trustee, Hartford
George I. Roumeliotis, Chapter 7 Trustee, Roumeliotis Law Group PC, New Haven

CLE Credit

CT: 2.0 CLE Credits (General)
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (AOP)

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 provided 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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