39th Annual Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Seminar (Live Webcast)


Event Details


39th Annual Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Seminar

Sponsored by the Idaho State Bar Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section

Friday, February 5, 2021

9:00 am – 6:00 pm MST

**Live Webcast Only

7.0 CLE credits of which .75 is Ethics

Standard Registration:    $200

Bankruptcy Section Members:   $150

Paralegals and Court Staff:       $75

Law Students:  No Cost

Take Advantage of the Section Membership Registration Benefits Now: Join the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section for only $30.

Join the Idaho State Bar Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section for their 39th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar that will be held virtually via live webcast.  Although the conference is virtual, it will still feature nationally recognized speakers on bankruptcy and jurists from the Idaho, Washington and Montana bankruptcy bench who will present on various aspects of bankruptcy law and practice.

Program Agenda

9:00 a.m        Welcome
                            Tecla E. Druffel, TED BK, PLLC

 

9:05 a.m.       Case Law Review
                            Aaron R. Bell, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho
                            Kyle Engels, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho
                            Suzanne J. Hickok, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho
                            Carol K. Mills, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho

 

10:05 a.m.     Best Practices for Drafting Proofs of Claim
                           Tara Twomey, National Consumer Law Center and National Consumer ​B​ankruptcy Rights Center

11:05 a.m.      Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section Business Meeting

11:10 a.m.      Morning Break

11:20 a.m.      Legislative Update
                            Sen. Kelly Anthon, Idaho Legislative District 27

12:20 p.m.     Lunch Break and Video Tribute to Hon. Terry L. Myers

12:50 p.m.     Ethical Pitfalls in Bankruptcy Practice
                            Hon. Benjamin P. Hursh, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Montana

1:35 p.m.        Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Issues Panel
                            Michael J. Archibald, M2 Law Group, PC
                            Bryan N. Zollinger, Smith, Driscoll & Associates, PLLC

2:20 p.m.       Bankruptcy Mediation
                            Hon. Jim D. Pappas, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho
                            Matthew T. Christensen, Angstman Johnson

3:20 p.m.       Afternoon Break

3:30 p.m.       Judges’ Panel
                            Hon. Joseph M. Meier, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho
                            Hon. Noah G. Hillen, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho
                            Hon. Jim D. Pappas, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho
                            Hon. Whitman L. Holt, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Washington
                            Hon. Benjamin P. Hursh, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Montana

5:00 p.m.      Program Adjourns

5:00 p.m.      Awards Presentation and Virtual Cocktail Hour