All About Bankruptcy: A Primer for Non-Bankruptcy Lawyers
Session Description: Non-bankruptcy litigators will learn the basics of bankruptcy law. Panelists will provide helpful tips and strategies for dealing with bankruptcy-related issues that arise in a general litigation practice. This webinar will provide an overview of the Bankruptcy Code and the types of bankruptcies that are available. Panelists will discuss the types of information found in bankruptcy pleadings and how that information might be useful in non-bankruptcy litigation. Attendees will learn about typical issues that arise in a bankruptcy case including sworn statements, automatic stays, voidable preferences, adversary proceedings, and the bases of dischargeability.
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Charles Coleman was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, then attended college and law school at the University of Arkansas. He has been engaged in active trial practice for more than 40 years. Coleman's practice is focused in the areas of bankruptcy, secured transactions, creditor's rights and remedies and other areas of commercial litigation. His bankruptcy practice includes the representation of creditors and trustees in all types of bankruptcy proceedings and debtors in business cases.
Laura Ketcham, Chair of Miller & Martin's Commercial Department, focuses her practice in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors' rights, commercial finance and providing general business counsel. She has represented various stakeholders in commercial bankruptcy cases across the country. She has also represented parties in a variety of finance transactions, loan workouts, foreclosures, receiverships, lien priority disputes, judgment enforcement actions, lawsuits asserting the breach of loan documents, distressed asset sales and preferential transfer cases.