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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 & National Consumer Bankruptcy 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, Chief Judge, 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

Seminar Information
Date Presented:
February 05, 2021 9:00 AM Mountain
Length:
9 hours
LIVE EVENT: 39th Annual Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Seminar (Live Webcast)
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Idaho State Bar
Total MCLE Credits: 7.00
Including Ethics: 0.75