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Original Program: November 2-3, 2018

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The 41st Annual Bankruptcy Institute features dynamic speakers covering diverse topics of timely bankruptcy issues as well as updates for practitioners on the latest developments with a focus on the local districts of North Carolina.

Learn from top bankruptcy practitioners about topics ranging from farm bankruptcies and student loan dischargeability to bankruptcy appeals and post-petition assets.

A keynote address delivered by Professor Jacoby of UNC School of Law takes a look at The Weinstein Company filing and its issues relevant to all types of bankruptcy.

With business and consumer breakout sessions, there is something for every bankruptcy attorney!

Planned by the NCBA Bankruptcy Section

Click on the "In Depth" tab for tuition, video replay and speaker information.

Product Information
Product Date:
November 02, 2018
  • The Ethics of Difficult Clients and Despicable Opponents | Badger and Drake
  • What's at Stake in the The Weinstein Company Bankruptcy? | Keynote Speaker Jacoby
  • Views from the Bench | Whitley, Kahn and Warren
  • Business Breakout Sessions
  • "Who's in Charge Here? WARN Act and Other Employment Issues in Bankruptcy" | Redwine and Small
  • "Go Your Own Way" versus "Fought the Law (and the Law Won)" Intercreditor Agreements Battle the Bankruptcy Code | Fallon and Sumner
  • An Impending Farm Crisis: Current Topics in Farm Bankruptcies | Bircher, Crampton and Myatt
  • Consumer Breakout Sessions
  • Non-Standard Chapter 13 Plan Provisions and Other “Non-Standard” Issues | Boltz and Holman
  • The Mod Squad | Jonas, Lovell and Vonnegut
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act Issues in Bankruptcy | Begnoche and Lapas
  • Student Loan Dischargeability – Will a Partial Win Work? | Kiziah
  • Law Clerk Breakout
  • Special Breakout Session for Chambers Law Clerks | Clodfelter and Stark | This session does not provide CLE credit
  • The ABCs of Appealing Bankruptcy Cases | Adams and Morales
  • Post-Petition Assets: Whose Are They? | Lanik and Wright
  • “Semi-Sage Advice Shared by Two Senior Statesmen of the Bankruptcy Bar” | Brewer and Durham
  • 2018 Bankruptcy Case Update | Frost, Pratt and Walker
41st Annual Bankruptcy Institute
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%!  

Standard: $595 / $535 Early
NCBA Member: $495 / $445 Early
NCBA Bankruptcy Section Member: $460 / $415 Early
CLE Premier Pass: $0

Discounts are available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 800.228.3402 for details.

Full and partial scholarships are available for attorneys experiencing a financial hardship of any kind. Click here to apply.

VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  


Speaker Information
Rayford K 'Trip' Adams III   [ view bio ]
Brian R Anderson   [ view bio ]
David R Badger   [ view bio ]
Suzanne Begnoche   [ view bio ]
John C Bircher III  [ view bio ]
Edward C Boltz   [ view bio ]
William E 'Billy' Brewer Jr   [ view bio ]
Catherine G Clodfelter  [ view bio ]
John Paul H 'JP' Cournoyer   [ view bio ]
Gregory B Crampton  [ view bio ]
Franklin Drake  [ view bio ]
Albert F Durham  [ view bio ]
Brett D Fallon  [ view bio ]
Joseph Z Frost  [ view bio ]
Jenny P Holman   [ view bio ]
Melissa B Jacoby  [ view bio ]
Neil D Jonas   [ view bio ]
Judge Benjamin A Kahn   [ view bio ]
Brent D Kiziah  [ view bio ]
James C 'Jim' Lanik  [ view bio ]
Adrian M Lapas   [ view bio ]
Benjamin E Lovell   [ view bio ]
Francisco T Morales   [ view bio ]
Christine L Myatt   [ view bio ]
Stuart L Pratt  [ view bio ]
Rebecca Finch Redwine   [ view bio ]
John H Small  [ view bio ]
Jeanette M Stark  [ view bio ]
Lisa P Sumner  [ view bio ]
Joseph J 'Joe' Vonnegut  [ view bio ]
Michelle M Walker  [ view bio ]
Judge David M Warren   [ view bio ]
Judge J Craig Whitley   [ view bio ]
A Cotten Wright  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 9.75
Bankruptcy Law Specialization: 9.75
General: 8.75
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 1.00
CLE Premier Pass