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Basics & Beginners [clear filter]
Saturday, May 18
 

11:30am EDT

How to be a Class Act Bankruptcy Attorney
Client interviews, the intake process, fee agreements, CYA letters, the Code & Rules, Best practices.

Speakers
avatar for Todd Turoci

Todd Turoci

THE TUROCI FIRM (“the Firm”) is owned and operated by Todd L. Turoci. The Firm limits its practice to the field of bankruptcy, insolvency, workouts and related civil litigation matters. The Firm has offices in the counties of Riverside, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino. The Firm... Read More →
avatar for Charles W. Daff

Charles W. Daff

Attorney
CHARLES w. DAFF graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 1974 with a B.A. in Political Science and Western State University School of Law in 1977 with a J.D. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in December 1977, the United States District Court for the Central... Read More →
avatar for Mike Gouveia

Mike Gouveia

Owner, Law Office of Michael G. Gouveia
Michael GouveiaBankruptcy Attorney, Mentor and Coach“BKmike” has taught bankruptcyfundamentals to attorneys and their staffs for over ten years.This is his third year presenting at NACBA.He is also the creator on the popular website “bkmike.com”, for the bankruptcy professional... Read More →
avatar for Carol Colliersmith

Carol Colliersmith

Attorney, Colliersmith & Associates, P.C.
Ms. Colliersmith received her law degree from the Fredric G. Levin College of Law at the University of Florida and has practiced exclusively consumer and small business bankruptcy law since 2001.   She has been an active member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys... Read More →



Saturday May 18, 2019 11:30am - 12:40pm EDT
Hope Ballroom D

2:30pm EDT

Take Charge of that Chapter 7 Case!
Chapter 7’s – Managing client expectations – not every case can be a no-asset 7. Identifying pitfalls, non-exempt assets, surplus cases and how to handle challenges. Motions to Compel Abandonment, Opposing employment applications and fee applications. Negotiation with your Trustee. Making a record and earning respect.

Speakers
PD

Patrick D. Miller

Miller obtained a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in sociology and history and a minor in education from Cleveland State University. He then attended Cleveland State University – Marshall College of Law.   He is a member of the planning committee for the 2019 National Convention... Read More →
avatar for Hon. Jessica E. Price Smith

Hon. Jessica E. Price Smith

Judge Jessica Price Smith was appointed to a 14-year term on the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio in 2011.  A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she is a graduate of Miami University where she was among the first group of students awarded the prestigious Harrison... Read More →



Saturday May 18, 2019 2:30pm - 3:45pm EDT
Hope Ballroom D

4:15pm EDT

Chapter 13 Basics – Ready for Your First 13?
Understanding the benefits of a chapter 13 v. chapter 7. How to calculate a plan. What can you do in a plan (cramdowns, LAMs, taxes, stripoffs). What is this new language?

Speakers
DB

Debra Booher

Debra Booher & Associates Co., LPA
Debra Booher is the principal of Debra Booher & Associates Co., LPA and practices consumer bankruptcy law.  She has been representing debtors throughout Northeast Ohio since 1997. Her firm consists of 4 attorneys and 7 paralegals with offices throughout Northeast Ohio. Debra started... Read More →
avatar for Lauren Helbling

Lauren Helbling

Lauren A. Helbling, J.D. Cleveland Marshall College of Law, B.S. Finance, Cum Laude, Ohio State University.  Attorney, Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur (1987-1990); Law Clerk, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas (1992-1993); Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Randolph Baxter (1993-1997... Read More →



Saturday May 18, 2019 4:15pm - 5:30pm EDT
Hope Ballroom D
 
Sunday, May 19
 

9:00am EDT

Means Testing I
This will be an intensive review of the means test led by Judge Rodriguez of the Southern District of Texas.  There will be hands on materials to review and discuss concerning expenses to be listed on the means test.



Sunday May 19, 2019 9:00am - 10:15am EDT
Hope Ballroom D

10:45am EDT

Means Testing II
This will be an intensive review of the means test led by Judge Rodriguez of the Southern District of Texas.  There will be hands on materials to review and discuss concerning expenses to be listed on the means test.



Sunday May 19, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT
Hope Ballroom D