2022 5th Annual Connecticut Bankruptcy Conference (ECB221110)

Thursday, November 10, 2022

8:00 AM to 6:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Saint Clements Castle & Marina

1931 Portland-Cobalt Rd, Portland, Connecticut, United States

Presented by the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section

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About the Program 

Join us for the Fifth Annual Connecticut Bankruptcy Conference featuring in-depth programming on timely and cutting-edge topics in commercial and consumer bankruptcy law presented by top practitioners and regional judges.

You Will Learn 

  • The current state of the Connecticut bankruptcy court
  • Value allocation in chapter 11: does the secured creditor “own” the going concern surplus
  • About general analysis of property sales
  • Current issues with non-consensual third party releases in bankruptcy
  • Modern issues of diversity and bankruptcy court practice
  • Appreciation and depreciation of bankruptcy assets
  • Trial practice in bankruptcy court
  • Hot topics on title issues and what every practitioner should know
  • Collateralization of digital assets
  • What to do when you’ve been hacked

Who Should Attend

Attorneys practicing or interested in practicing in the areas of bankruptcy or commercial litigation.


(Includes breakfast, lunch, reception. Electronic materials are free.)
Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section Member $169
Member $199
Student Member $99
Non-member $398

We require that all in-person visitors to the building or at off-site CBA-hosted events review our attendance and visitation policy. When visiting the building in-person or by registering for and attending an in-person CBA event, you agree that you have read the CBA’s requirements listed on the COVID-19 Response page and affirm your commitment to comply with these requirements. We appreciate your cooperation to help stem the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of our staff and other visitors and/or attendees.

Bankruptcy Conference Planning Committee

Taruna Garg (Co-chair), Murtha Cullina LLP, Stamford
Nancy B. Kinsella (Co-Chair), Neubert Pepe & Monteith PC, New Haven
Hon. Julie A. Manning, US Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut, Bridgeport
John Cesaroni, Zeisler & Zeisler PC, Bridgeport
William S. Fish, Jr., Hinckley Allen, Hartford
Carl T. Gulliver, Carl Gulliver Law LLC, New Haven
Joanna M. Kornafel, Green & Sklarz LLC, New Haven
Roberta Napolitano, Chapter 13 Trustee, Bridgeport
Thomas Sansone, Carmody Torrance Sandak Hennessy LLP, New Haven


Connecticut_bankruptcy_color3 Chief Judge Ann M. Nevins
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut, New Haven

Judge Panos1 Hon. Christopher J. Panos
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

Judge Alston Photo1 Hon. Christopher M. Alston
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington, Seattle, WA

Judge Bailey1 Hon. Frank Bailey (Ret.)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Massachusetts (Ret.), Boston, MA

Judge Klein Photo1 Hon. Sandra R. Klein
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA

Manning_Julie1 Hon. Julie A. Manning
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut, Bridgeport

Hon. James Tancredi Hon. James J. Tancredi
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut, Hartford

CLE Credit

CT: 7.0 CLE Credits (4.5 General; 2.5 Ethics)
NY: 7.0 CLE Credits (4.5 AOP; 1.5 D&I; 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 CLE credits. 

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml. Financial hardship information is available upon request. 

Registrants and attendees will have complimentary access to all recorded content, so an additional three (3) credits are possible for a total of 10 CLE credits.

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