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7:30 – 8:15 – Registration
8:15 – 9:00 – Commercial Case Law Update – Speaker: Nicholas J. Kilburg, Phelan Tucker Mullen Walker Tucker & Gelman LLP
9:00 – 9:30 – The UST’s Role in Bankruptcy and Issues in Small Business and Individual Chapter 11’s – Speaker: James L. Snyder, Acting United States Trustee, Region 12
9:30 – 10:00 – Agriculture Liens and Contract Issues – Speaker: Eldon McAfee, Brick Gentry PC
10:00 – 10:15 – Break
10:15 – 11:00 – Trusts?!! But I’m a Commercial Lawyer – Speaker: Jonathan E. Kramer, Whitfield & Eddy PLC
11:00 – 11:45 – Inside, Outside, Upside Down: Getting Your Case into Bankruptcy Court, Out of Bankruptcy Court, and Not Upside Down – Speaker: Hon. Thad J. Collins, Northern District Iowa Bankruptcy Court
11:45 – 12:45 – Lunch (included with in-person registration)
12:45 – 1:30 – Motions for Relief from Stay and Adequate Protection – Speaker: Hon. Anita L. Shodeen, Southern District Iowa Bankruptcy Court
1:30 – 2:00 – Bankruptcy Executory Contracts: Selected Topics for Effective Advocacy – Speaker: Thomas O. Ashby, Baird Holm LLP
2:00 – 2:30 – A New Lease on Life: Commercial Real Estate Leases in Bankruptcy – Speaker: T. Randall Wright, Baird Holm LLP
2:30 – 2:45 – Break
2:45 – 3:30 – Clauses for Effective Commercial Contract Over the Web – Speaker: Thomas Goodhue, Nyemaster Goode, P.C.
3:30 – 4:30 – Ethics, E-discovery and Social Media – Speaker: Elizabeth M. Lally, Goosmann Law Firm, PLC
CLE CREDIT (approved)
6.75 state hours which includes 1 ethics hour and 3.75 federal hours
* federal credit is still pending.
Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after April 19 will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.
Commercial and Bankruptcy Section Members - $175
Please use promo code bank175 when registering to receive the $175 rate. This code is for ISBA Commercial and Bankruptcy Section members only. This code is not applicable to YLD Members (Years 1-5) who are members of the section. If you are a current ISBA member and would like to join the Criminal Law Section, please contact the ISBA Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to the section is $15.
ISBA Members - $190
YLD Members (Years 1-5) - $125
Non-ISBA Members - $300
Law Students - Free
Please select attendance preference (in-person or live webinar) when registering for this event. In-person attendance will take place at the ISBA Headquarters (625 E. Court Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309).
If attending via the live webinar, any materials related to this event, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include an e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.
Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section