CLE: 18th Annual WNY Bankruptcy Conference – Business Panel

5.5 CLE credits: 3.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion & Elimination of Bias, 1.0 Skills (full program appropriate for experienced attorneys. 4.5 credits appropriate for newly admitted attorneys) Click here to download flyer
11 CLE credits total if you attend both days of this program.

Program Chairs:
Beth Ann Bivona, Esq., Barclay Damon LLP, Buffalo
Daniel F. Brown, Esq., Andreozzi Bluestein LLP, Buffalo
Mikal J. Krueger, Esq., McConville Considine Cooman & Morin, P.C., Rochester
Kathleen Dunivin Schmitt, Esq., Assistant U.S. Trustee, Rochester

AGENDA – BUSINESS PANEL

12:00-12:15 pm – Welcoming Remarks
Beth Ann Bivona, Esq., Barclay Damon LLP
Mikal J. Krueger, Esq., McConville Considine Cooman & Morin, P.C.

12:15 – 1:15 pm – Prejudice and Implicit Bias in our Legal System
Janice B. Grubin, Esq., Barclay Damon LLP

1:15 – 2:15 pm – Tax Issues in Chapter 11
Daniel F. Brown, Esq., Andreozzi Bluestein LLP
Robert L. Cooke, Esq., NYS Department of Taxation & Finance

2:15 – 2:25 pm – Break

2:25 – 3:20 pm – Evidence and Trial Techniques
William F. Savino, Esq., Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
John A. Mueller, Esq., Lippes Mathias LLP 

3:20 – 4:20 pm – Judges Panel
Hon. Carl L. Bucki, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York
Hon. Robert E. Littlefield, Jr., Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York
Joseph W. Allen, Esq., Assistant U.S. Trustee, Western District of New York, Buffalo
Kathleen Dunivan Schmitt, Esq., Assistant U.S. Trustee, Western District of New York, Rochester
Angela Z. Miller, Esq., Phillips Lytle LLP (Moderator)

4:20 – 4:30 pm – Break

4:30 – 5:30 pm – Trends in Chapter 11 Cases, including Release and Common Controversial Plan Provisions, and Small Business and Subchapter V Subchapter V Trustee
Michael Brummer, Michael Brummer & Associates
Sara C. Temes, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
James C. Thoman, Esq., Hodgson Russ LLP

5:30 pm – Adjourn

A special thank you to Bernard Schenkler and Beth Ann Bivona for providing business case law and consumer case law written material.

Please note:

  • Please submit your questions for the Judges panel by clicking here by Friday, May 20, 2022.
  • The Zoom link and course material will be provided to all registrants 1-2 days before the program.
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Date

Jun 08 2022

Time

12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location

Zoom Webinar
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Organizer

Erie Institute of Law
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