Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Symposium: Friday, November 4, 2022
Pines Manor, Edison, NJ
Program: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Welcome – Marie-Ann Greenberg, Ch. 13 Standing Trustee, Newark Vicinage
Session One: Moderator: Hon. Christine M. Gravelle, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey
Representing Uncooperative Clients in a Chapter 13 Case – A discussion on how to maintain your ethical responsibilities and moral compass while still appropriately representing your client. Also, a bankruptcy criminal case update.
- Speakers: William Clunn, Staff Attorney for Isabel C. Balboa, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee; Martha Hildebrandt, Office of the U.S. Trustee; James Stives, Office of the U.S. Trustee
Ethics of Remote Lawyering – A discussion on the dos and don’ts of remote lawyering in this day and age.
- Speaker: Christina Livorsi, Day Pitney LLP
Session Two: Moderator: Albert Russo, Ch. 13 Standing Trustee, Trenton Vicinage
Joint Administration, Consolidation and Sever in a Chapter 13 Case – A discussion on the pitfalls of jointly administered cases and severed cases, review of applicable code section, rules and case law.
- Speakers: Chief Judge Michael B. Kaplan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey; Hon. Rosemary Gambardella, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey; Susan Long, The Law Offices of Susan S. Long; Rebecca K. McDowell, Saldutti Law Group
Case Law Update – A review of current opinions affecting the Chapter 13 practice in the District of New Jersey.
- Speakers: Rebecca Earl, Career Law Clerk for the Hon. Michael B. Kaplan; Michael Tedesco, Career Law Clerk for the Hon. Christine M. Gravelle; Kevin Holden, Career Law Clerk for the Hon. Jerrold N. Poslusny Jr.
Closing Remarks – Chief Judge Michael B. Kaplan and Marie-Ann Greenberg, Ch. 13 Standing Trustee, Newark Vicinage
Earn 3.0 NJ CLE credits (including 1.5 ethics credits) and 2.5 PA CLE credits (including 1.0 ethics credit) by attending the full program. In order to receive proper credit, each attendee is required to complete and submit a CLE Affirmation Form after the program.