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22nd Annual Mid-South Conference on Bankruptcy Law

February 5, 2016
DOUBLETREE ~ 5069 Sanderlin Ave., Memphis, TN

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee Commissions on Continuing Legal Education for 6.5 CLE credits including 1 hour of Ethics.

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Agenda

Morning

Consumer Track
Business Track
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Pulling Back the Curtain –
Using RFI’s, NOE’s and the UCC To Solve Mortgage Problems.
Frank Coxwell, Esq.
Coxwell & Associates
Jackson, MS
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Members Only:  Selected Issues
Surrounding Limited Liability
Company Interests in Bankruptcy
James E. Bailey, III, Esq.
Butler Snow
Memphis, TN
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
The Most Important Consumer
Bankruptcy Cases of 2015
Michael J. McCormick, Esq.
McCalla Raymer, LLC
Roswell, GA
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
The Most Important Business Bankruptcy
Cases of 2015
Professor John M. Czarnetzky
University of Mississippi School of Law
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
BREAK
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
BREAK

Afternoon

Convene for joint session
10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Ongoing Concerns Regarding Student Loan Discharge
Hon. Thomas Fulton
Louisville, KY
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH (speakers’ luncheon)
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Insights and Perspectives from the Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee
Joyce Babin, Esq., Little Rock, Arkansas
Sylvia Ford Brown, Esq., Memphis, Tennessee
Terre M. Vardaman, Esq., Brandon, Mississippi
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
A VIEW FROM THE BENCH: Issues and Concerns of the Bankruptcy Bench
Moderated by:  Chief Judge David S. Kennedy, Western District of Tennessee
Judge Rick Taylor, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
Hon. James L. Croom, Western District of Tennessee                       
Hon. Neil Olack, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
Hon. Jason Woodard, Northern District of Mississippi
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.
BREAK
3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
Ethics & Professionalism:  What We Learned from the Most Important
Bankruptcy Decisions                                                               
Moderated by:  Hon. Neil P. Olack, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
Hon. Phyllis M. Jones, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
E. Franklin “Frank” Childress, Esq., Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Memphis

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk-ins will be accepted on a space-available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-1354 or 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Registration

Register online, by mail or by fax. Click here to register online or Download the the registration form here (PDF). To ensure enrollment for a seminar, please complete the registration process and submit your payment online or to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your Visa or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267. You may also scan the form and email it to moore@olemiss.edu. Registrants will receive additional information with their confirmation notice from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi and Tennessee Commissions on Continuing Legal Education for 6.5 CLE credits including 1 hour of Ethics. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.

Cancellations

Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Three or more business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • Two business days prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

Hotel Accommodations

Convenient accommodations are available at the Doubletree Memphis, 5069 Sanderlin Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee. Call the hotel directly at 1-800-222-8733 toll free or 901-767-6666 local to reserve your room.

Directions: East Memphis: 1 block north of Poplar Ave. between White Station Road and Mendenhall Avenue, next door to the Racquet Club of Memphis in the Clark Tower Complex.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.

University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/TITLE VI/ TITLE IX/SECTION 504/ADA/ADEA employer.