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Archived Outlines and CLE Approval Letters

 

Lou Jones Breakfast Club
 
Outlines and CLE Approvals

 
 
 
Best Practices for dealing with the Court when changing law firms and other general pointers on common CM/ECF issues
Speakers:  Michelle Hawley, Erin Mueller, and Amanda Sippel
 07-08-2014-AP Case Opening Guideline
 07-08-2014-ECF Account Maintenance
 07-08-2014-Tip Sheet

 07-08-2014-Guidelines for Attorney Substitution and Withdrawals

 Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 07-08-2014
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June 10, 2014
Lou Jones Moth Hour
No CLE credit for this month
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 06-10-2014
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May 6, 2014
Effective impeachment of witnesses including using depositions and 341 transcripts
Speaker: Judge Pamela Pepper
05-06-2014-Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 05-06-2014
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April 8, 2014
Tips for a Successful Mediation
Speakers: Bill Jennaro, Deb Tuttle, Geoffrey Groshong, and Ryan Blay
04-08-2014-ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 101
04-08-2014-Top 10 Mediation Tips
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 04-08-2014
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March 11, 2014
Unusual or Difficult Assets to Value in Bankruptcy
Speakers: Greg Holbus and Steve McDonald
03-11-2014-Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 03-11-2014
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February 11, 2014
Lien Stripping in Chapter 13 Revisited to Include Title Considerations
Speakers: Duane Wunsch, Andy Golanowski, Tim Hassell, and Jay Pitner
Outline-Title Considerations in Chapter 13 Lien Stripping
Sample-Owners Policy of Title Insurance
Example-Abstract of Title
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 02-11-2014
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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January 2014 - No CLE Held
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December 10, 2013
A Breakfast Buffet: OLR; Misconduct Issues in Bankruptcy Cases; War Stories
12-10-13-Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 12-10-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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November 12, 2013
Supreme Court Year in Review and Preview of Next Term
11-12-13-Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 11-12-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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October 8, 2013
Lien Stripping in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
10-08-2013-Outline
Exhibit-Junior Mortgage
Exhibit-Primary Mortgage
Exhibit-Subordination Agreement
Proposed Order of Judgment Fall 2013
Sample-Stipulation-Section 506
Sample-Stipulation-Section 506 unsecured and secured claim
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 10-08-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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September 2013 - No CLE Held
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August 13, 2013
Best Pretrial Practices
08-13-2013-Outline
SVK FINAL PRETRIAL ORDER
PP TRIAL PROCEDURES
MDM PRETRIAL ORDER
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 08-13-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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July 9, 2013
Exemptions in Bankruptcy
07-09-13-Exemptions-H. Yancy
07-09-13-Lien Avoidance and Exemptions-R. Mennenga
07-09-13-Marital and Non-marital property & Exemptions-R. Mennenga
07-09-13-Timing for Exemptions-R. Mennenga
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 07-09-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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June 11, 2013
Child Support and Domestic Support Obligation Issues in Chapter 13
J. Pintar Outline
T. Koenig Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 06-11-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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May 14, 2013
Proposed National Chapter 13 Plan
05-14-13 Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 05-14-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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April 9, 2013
City of Milwaukee's role in Chapter 13 bankruptcy
04-09-13 Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 04-09-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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March 12, 2013
Discharge Violations in Bankruptcy
03-12-13 Outline
03-12-13 Outline-Ginsberg and Martin
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 03-12-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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February 12, 2013
How to Prepare a Non-Consumer Chapter 7 case
Hanson Outline 2.12.13
Brockmeyer Outline 2.12.13
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 02-12-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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January 3, 2013
Redemptions, Reaffirmations, and Surrenders in Chapter 7
01-08-13 Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 01-08-2013
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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December 11, 2012
Annual Ethics in Bankruptcy

12.11.12 Outline

Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 12-11-2012
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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November 13, 2012
Electronic Filing (CM/ECF) tips, tools, and best practices
11-13-12 Outline (1)
11-13-12 Outline (2)
11-13-12 Outline (3)
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 11-13-2012
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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October 9, 2012
Strategies to Deal with Foreclosure Walkaways by Lenders
Gustafson Outline
Recent Cases
Jesinski-Doyle Outline
Recording of Lou Jones Breakfast - 10-09-2012
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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September 11, 2012
Effective Legal Research
Gentle Reminders
WIEB Search
Westlaw Search
Lexis Search
Google Scholar Search
Effective Legal Research Outline
9-11-12 Recording
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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August 14, 2012
Tax Consequences for LLC Members After Bankruptcy
8-14-12 Outline
8-14-12 Recording
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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July 10, 2012
Student Loan Issues in Bankruptcy
7-10-12 Outline
7-10-12 Recording 
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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June 12, 2012
Successor Liability in Bankruptcy
Successor Liability Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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May 15, 2012
Professor Jonathan Lipson and Jennifer Vandermeuse presented on Ortiz v. Aurora Health Care, Inc., 665 F.3d 906 (7th Cir. 2011) (applying Stern v. Marshall).
5-15-12 Outline
5-15-12 Recording
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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April 10, 2012
How to Keep Your Chapter 7 Trustees Happy
4-10-12 Lanser Outline
4-10-12 George Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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March 20, 2012
Revised Chapter 13 Rules/Practical Effect of Hamilton v. Lanning
3-20-12 Martin Outline
3-20-12 Martin Flow Chart
3-20-12 Martin Form1
3-20-12 Martin Form2
3-20-12 Martin Form3
3-20-12 Martin Form4
3-20-12 DeLadurantey Outline
3-20-12 DeLadurantey Exhibits
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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February 14, 2012
Divorce and Marital Property Issues in Bankruptcy
2-14-12 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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January 10, 2012
Federal Tax Issues in Bankruptcy
1-10-12 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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December 13, 2011
Exemptions
12-13-11 Outline (1)
12-13-11 Outline (2) (Revised)
12-13-11 Outline (3)
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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November 8, 2011
Bankruptcy Ethics
11-08-11 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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October 18, 2011
Mortgage Modification Mediation Program Update
10-18-11 Outline
10-18-11 MMM-Document Checklist and Forms
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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October 11, 2011
Lord of the Claims Part I-- Frodo Objects: Challenging Standing and Real Party in Interest Status for Securitized Trusts and Other Parties. Indorsement, Negotiation, and Possession of Mortgage Notes in Chapter 13 and State Court Foreclosures
10-11-11 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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September 13, 2011
The Not So Fresh Start--Objections to Discharge in Bankruptcy
9.13.11 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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August 9, 2011
Stern v. Marshall: The Powers of Bankruptcy Judges Questioned -- Again
8-9-11 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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July 12, 2011
Wis. Stat. § 128.21: Wisconsin’s Affordable Alternative to Bankruptcy
7.12.11 Outline 1 - Martin
7.12.11 Outline 2 - Nelson
PSC Chapter 113
PSC Chapter 134
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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June 14, 2011
Wisconsin Civil Procedure and Foreclosure
6.14.11 Outline
6.14.11 Outline Supplement
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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May 10, 2011
Effective Legal Writing
5.10.11 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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May 3, 2011
Chapter 13 Mortgage Modification Mediation Program Overview
5-3-11 Recording
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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April 12, 2011
U.S. v. Gellene: More to the Story
4-12-11 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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March 15, 2011
Mme. Calment’s Life Estate and Other Cautionary Tales of Sales:  The Sale of Partial Ownership Interests in Bankruptcy
3.15.2011 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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February 8, 2011
Lien Stripping of Primary Residence Mortgages in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
2-8-2011 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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January 11, 2011
Selected Topics in Business Bankruptcy
1-11-11 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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December 14, 2010
Ethical Dilemmas in Bankruptcy
12-14-10 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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November 9, 2010
Fulfilling Notice Requirements
11-9-10 Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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October 12, 2010
Resolving Title Issues in Bankruptcy
10-12-10-Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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September 14, 2010
Bankruptcy Appeals in the District Court
091410-Outline
091410-Exhibits
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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August 10, 2010
Employees' Claims against Bankrupt Employers
8.10.10 outline pt1
8.10.10 outline pt2
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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July 13, 2010
Dischargeability of Familial Obligations
07-13-10-Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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June 8, 2010
Bankruptcy cases in the current Supreme Court term
06-08-10-Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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May 11, 2010
New Requirements for an Individual Chapter 11 Debtor Under BAPCPA
05/11/2010
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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April 13, 2010
Meeting of Chapter 7 Creditors
4/13/2010
Approved - (See wisbar.org for confirmation)
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March 9, 2010
Foreclosure Limbo
03-09-2010
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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February 9, 2010
Bankruptcy and the IRS
02-09-10-Outline
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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January 12, 2010
Wisconsin's New Exemption Law
01-12-10-Outline
01-12-10 - Personal Injury - Outline Addition
See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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December 8, 2009
Ethical Considerations in Chapter 13 Practice
12-8-2009-Outline
Approved (Ethics Credit) - See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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November 10, 2009
Issues Facing Creditors in a Chapter 13 Case
11-10-2009 Outline (Claims)-updated 11-10-09
11-10-2009 Outline (Confirmation of Plan)
11-10-2009 Outline (Loan Modifications)
Approved - See http://www.wicourts.gov/services/attorney/edu.htm for CLE approval status
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October 13, 2009
Effective Communication Strategies for Dealing with
Emotionally and Mentally Distressed Individuals
10-13-2009 - Outline
Approved - See State Bar Website for Confirmation
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September 15, 2009
Discrimination under §§ 525(a) and 525(b)
09-15-2009-Outline
No CLE Credit
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August 11, 2009
Credit Scores and Reports
08-11-2009 Outline
08-11-2009-CLEApproval
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July 2009 - No Meeting
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June 9, 2009
Objections to Proofs of Claim
06-09-2009 Outline
06-09-2009-CLEApproval
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May 12, 2009
Tax Aspects of Foreclosure
5.12.2009 Outline
05-12-2009-CLEApproval
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April 2009 - No Meeting
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March 2009 - No Meeting
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February 10, 2009
Lien Stripping in Chapter 13
02-10-09 Outline
02-10-2009-CLEApproval
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January 13, 2009
Credit Counseling and Case Deficiencies
01-13-09 Outline
01-13-2009-CLEApproval
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December 9, 2008
IRS Trust Fund Recovery Penalty and Bankruptcy
12-09-08 Outline
12-9-2008-CLEApproval
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November 2008 - No Meeting
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October 14, 2008
Community Property, Divorce and Bankruptcy - Part 2
9-09-08 Outline (also used for 10-14-2008 meeting)
10-14-08-CLEApproval
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September 9, 2008
Community Property, Divorce and Bankruptcy - Part 1
9-09-08 Outline
09-09-2008-CLEApproval
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August 12, 2008
Issues Surrounding Motions to Continue or Impose the Automatic Stay
8-12-08 Outline
08-12-2008-CLEApproval
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July 2008 - No Meeting
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June 10, 2008
Claims Against Mortgage Brokers
6-10-08 Outline
06-10-2008-CLEApproval
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May 13, 2008
Effect of Conversion from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7
5-13-08-Outline-reposted_5-13
05-13-2008-CLEApproval
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April 8, 2008
Reaffirmation Agreements under BAPCPA (Revisited)
04-08-08-PPOutline
04-08-08-SVKOutline
04-08-2008-CLEApproval
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March 11, 2008
Attorney-Client Privilege and Confidentiality in Bankruptcy
3-11-08-Outline
03-11-2008-CLEApproval
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February 12, 2008
Chapter 13 Model Plan
021208Chapter13ModelPlan-Redline2-5-08
021208Chapter13ModelPlan-Clean-2-5-08
021208Chapter13ModelPlan-Clean-10pt-2-5-08
021208-Handout-Amendments_to_Federal_Rules_of_Bankruptcy
02-12-2008-CLEApproval
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January 8, 2008
Fair Debt Collections Practices Act
01-08-08-Outline
01-08-2008-CLEApproval
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December 18, 2007 (rescheduled from December 11, 2007)
Tips for Electronic Filing
12-11-07-Outline-Revised_12-10-07
12-18-2007-CLEApproval
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November 14, 2007
Electronic Access to Federal Taxes
11-14-07-Handout
11-14-2007-CLEApproval
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October 9, 2007
Judges Potpourri
No Outline
No CLE Applied For
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September 11, 2007
Chapter 13 Model Plans
9-11-07-Outline
9-11-07-Handout
09-11-2007-CLEApproval
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August 14, 2007
Tax Issues In Bankruptcy
8-14-07-Outline
08-14-2007-CLEApproval
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July 10, 2007
Hot Topics in the Means Test
7-10-07-Outline
07-10-2007-CLEApproval
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June 12, 2007
Improving Plan Feasibility for Debtors of Modest Means
6-12-07-Outline
06-12-2007-CLEApproval
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May 2007 - No Meeting
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April 2007
Debtor Audits
4-10-07-Outline
04-10-2007-CLEApproval
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March 13, 2007
Avoiding Judgment Liens and Obtaining Satisfactions of Judgments
3-13-07-Outline
03-13-2007-CLEApproval
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February 2007 - No Meeting
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January 9, 2007
Confirmation and Modification of Chapter 13 Plans
1-9-07-Outline
01-09-2007-CLEApproval
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December 12, 2006
Top 10 Mortgage Servicer Abuses in Chapter 13
12-12-06-Outline
12-12-2006-CLEApproval
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November 14, 2006
Repeat and Serial Filers: Extending and Reimposing the Automatic Stay Under BAPCPA
11-14-06-Outline
11-14-2006-CLEApproval
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October  10, 2006
Debtor Education Requirements under BAPCPA
10-10-06-Outline
10-10-2006-CLEApproval
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September  12, 2006
Domestic Support Obligation and Taxes
9-12-06-Outline
09-12-2006-CLEApproval
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August 15, 2006
910 Claims - "The Hanging Paragraph" - "Anti-Cram Down Paragraph" - "910 Paragraph"
8-15-06-Outline
08-15-2006-CLEApproval
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July  11, 2006
Selected Issues Concerning Reaffirmation Agreements Under BAPCPA
7-11-06-Outline
07-11-2006-CLEApproval
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June  13, 2006
Current Monthly Income
6-13-06-Outline
06-13-2006-CLEApproval
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