Whether you practice on the consumer or commercial side and whether you represent debtors or creditors, this is a unique opportunity to hear from the bankruptcy bench in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Districts of Delaware and New Jersey. The judges discuss their personal preferences and peeves and give you practical insight into the procedures and practices you should follow when appearing before them. They answer your questions on procedural issues and share advice that will help make your court appearances run more smoothly. See why past presentations of this program have won rave reviews from your colleagues.
Specific topics include:
Contact between judges and attorneys outside of the courtroom
Ex parte communications with judge`s staff via email and fax
Mediation in bankruptcy cases -- when is it appropriate?
Civility, or lack thereof -- what is the role of the bench in addressing?
Local rules update
Motions re the automatic stay
2.0 Total CLE credits (No Ethics)
Hon. Kevin J. Carey, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the DIstrict of Delaware, Wilmington, DE