WEBINAR: Bankruptcy for the Non-Bankruptcy Attorney Recording

Audio program! (check our CLE Programs page for live versions)

Unfortunately, given the uncertain economic situation in which we all find ourselves with the COVID-19 virus and government mandated temporary business closures, attorneys can expect an increase in bankruptcy inquiries and filings.

That means it is critical that you take the time right now to learn how to counsel your clients and help them get through it.

Bankruptcy practice, like many areas, is a world unto itself.

Litigators who are not bankruptcy attorneys still come in contact with bankruptcy – when a defendant files for bankruptcy during litigation or even after judgment is entered – or when a regular business client gets a notice from a bankruptcy court or trustee.  You need to know the basics to represent your client successfully.

This webinar will provide a global overview, with a bit more of a focus on creditors, attorneys representing creditors, and attorneys who find themselves in a case with a bankrupt party.

You will learn:

  • how to advise your clients about their options, rights and risks resulting from a counter-party filing bankruptcy
  • how to read the bankruptcy notice
  • how the bankruptcy filing may affect your case
  • how to find potentially useful information buried in the basic bankruptcy documents filed
  • about the various legal actions that may arise as a result of a bankruptcy filing

This program was recorded live on April 9, 2020. The recording package, including seminar materials, will be available approximately four business days after the live program. 

 

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What You Will Learn

This webinar is a primer for creditors, attorneys representing creditors, and attorneys who find themselves in a case with a bankrupt party.

(It is not a primer on filing bankruptcy cases for debtors; that is a separate program, to be taught by a different instructor.)

You will learn:

  • how to advise your clients about their options, rights and risks resulting from a counter-party filing bankruptcy
  • how to read the bankruptcy notice
  • how the bankruptcy filing may affect your case
  • how to find potentially useful information buried in the basic bankruptcy documents filed
  • about the various legal actions that may arise as a result of a bankruptcy filing

Testimonials

“5 stars.” – Sophia Miguel, Esq.

“Impressive – Best CLE speaker I’ve encountered in a while.”

“Mr. Hays did a great job.”

“Very enthusiastic and very knowledgeable speaker! Easy to understand and well-spoken.”

“Thank you for the informative seminar.”

 

Other testimonials about our programs:

“It’s not merely about getting in the required CLE hours. The content of the seminar I attended impressed me and sold me on your programs. It’s very easy to get the hours. Getting something of substance that is beneficial is different. I’m proud to say that this is what separates you from the competition.” – Jerry Szymanski, Esq.

Faculty

James W. “Beau” Hays, Esq.
Partner
Hays Potter & Martin, LLP

James W. "Beau" Hays has acted as lead counsel in litigation matters, specializing in commercial disputes and bankruptcy law for over twenty years. He also has extensive experience in all areas of creditors’ rights, collections, construction law, business law, and civil litigation. He has successfully prosecuted bankruptcy creditors’ cases in all three US District Courts in Georgia and across the country.

Mr. Hays is regularly invited to speak on creditors’ issues, construction law, and bankruptcy for the National Association of Credit Management, the Commercial Law League of America, private clients and industry trade groups. He is regularly an advocate for creditor’s rights at the state and federal level. He has also been a speaker at the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees’ annual convention, on the topic of hiring outside professionals.  He is an editor for the National Association of Credit Management’s Handbook of Credit and Commercial Laws, focusing on chapters related to materialman’s liens and construction bonds.

Mr. Hays is a Past President of the Commercial Law League of America (CLLA), having served as Recording Secretary of the League, Chair of the Creditors’ Rights Section, and representative to the Board of Governors. In addition to being active in the Bankruptcy Section of CLLA, he is an Associate Member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. Mr. Hays was a founding member of the Creditors Rights Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and has served as Legislative Liaison for that Section.

Mr. Hays earned his J.D. at the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was a member of the Holderness Moot Court Bench. He received a B.A. in Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is admitted to practice in Georgia, the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia and the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and has earned the AV Preeminent® peer review rating by Martindale-Hubbell.


Fees

$189 for the audio/video recording and materials package.

 

Please Note: There is an additional $15 charge per person to receive CLE for each person who requests it for IL.

CLE Credit

CA General: This program is approved for 1.5 units of CLE in California.

FL General: This program is approved for 2.0 units of CLE in Florida through 10/31/21.

IL General: This program is approved for 1.5 units of CLE in Illinois through 4/8/22.
Please Note: There is an additional $15 charge per person to receive CLE for each person who requests it.

WA General: This program is approved for 1.5 units of CLE in Washington.

This program is approved for CLE in the states listed above.  Upon request, Pincus Pro Ed will provide any information an attorney needs to support their application for CLE approval in other states other than what is listed above. Many attorneys ask for this and are approved in other states.

 

Terms and Policies

Recording policy: No audio or video recording of any program is permitted.

Seminar Cancellations: Should you be unable to attend for any reason, please inform us in writing no later than 14 days prior to the event and a credit voucher will be issued. If you prefer, a refund, less a $50 non-refundable deposit, will be issued. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received within 14 days of an event. However, if you notify us within 14 days of an event, and wish to convert your in-person attendance registration to an Audio CD package (with handout), we can do so. A small additional shipping charge, and sales tax in CA, will be incurred. No shipping charge is incurred for downloads. We will also issue a voucher for the amount paid if you notify us within 14 days and prefer not to have the audio recording.

Substitutions may be made at any time.

Webinars, Tele-seminars and Webcast Cancellations: Once log-in codes and passwords are issued for a webinar, tele-seminars or webcasts, a refund is not possible. If for any reason you cannot attend the event after you have received the codes, we will automatically convert your registration to an instant streaming/instant download or CD format and provide you with the information you need to access the recording after the program concludes and the recording is available.  Conversions to CD require a $8.50 shipping fee, and in CA, 9% sales tax.

Downloads/CDs/DVDs – Refund policy:

Downloads are non-returnable/non-refundable once purchased and received. Tapes, CDs and DVDs are returnable for a full refund or replacement if defective, within 90 days of purchase.

Reminder: The room temperature at hotels and other seminar locations are notoriously hard to control. Please bring a sweater or jacket in case it gets cold and/or layer as if you are going to the movies so you are comfortable.

$189.00 each

Recorded on April 9, 2020.

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