West Virginia Bankruptcy Law Seminar 2018

March 23, 2018

Charleston Town Center Marriott - Charleston, WV

Full Seminar Tuition: $349 

Support Staff Tuition: $70 

Attorney Registration Support Staff Registration


This seminar is accredited for 7.0 WV MCLE credits and 2.0 Ethics credit.
This seminar is accredited for 5.5 PA MCLE credits and .5 Ethics credit.
We will be applying for MCLE credit in Ohio & Virginia MCLE credit.


Friday, March 23, 2018

8:30 - 8:45 a.m

Plenary: Opening Remarks and Orientation

Honorable Patrick M. Flatley
Chief Judge, US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of WV

8:45 - 8:50 a.m

Break

8:50 - 9:40 a.m

Session 1

Case Law Update

Honorable Patrick M. Flatley
Chief Judge, US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of WV

Session 2

Bankruptcy Jurisdiction and Procedure

Honorable Frank W. Volk, Chief Judge, US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of WV

Session 3

Application Workshop

(see course descriptions)

9:40 - 9:45 a.m

Break

9:45 - 10:35 a.m

Session 1

Noteworthy Issues in Chapter 13:

Helen M. Morris, Chapter 13 Trustee,

David J. Hinkle, Esquire, David

C. Nalley, Esquire

Session 3

Application Workshop

(see course descriptions)

10:35 - 10:45 a.m

Break

10:45 - 11:35 a.m

Session 1

Navigating Chapter 11

David L. Bissett, Esquire, U.S. Trustee’s Office

Steven L. Thomas, Esquire,

Julia A. Chincheck, Esquire

Session 2

Automatic Stay, Discharge, and Reaffirmation Agreement

Honorable Patrick M. Flatley,
Chief Judge, US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of WV

Session 3

Application Workshop

(see course descriptions)

11:35 - 11:40 a.m

Break

11:40 - 12:30

Session 1

Bankruptcy Ethics and Law Office Management

Steven A. Shay, Esquire, U.S. Trustee’s Office

Andrew S. Nason, Esquire

Michael G. Clagett, Esquire

Session 2

Judicial Lien Avoidance

James Voithofer, Career Law Clerk, US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of WV

Session 3

Application Workshop

(see course descriptions)

12:30 - 1:45 p.m

Break - Lunch on your own WV Bankruptcy Bar Committee Meeting

1:45 - 2:35 p.m

Session 1

Domestic Relations and Bankruptcy

Matt Hayes, Clerk, US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of WV

Honorable Robert M. Montgomery, Family Court Judge, Kanawha County, WV

Session 2

Bankruptcy Ethics and Law Office Management: How to Set Up Your Bankruptcy Practice and Get Paid

Thomas H. Fluharty, Esquire and Chapter 7 Trustee

Gary Kinder, Esquire

Session 3

Application Workshop

(see course descriptions)

2:35 - 2:40 p.m

Break

3:30 - 3:40 p.m

Break

3:40 - 4:30 p.m

Session 1

WV Consumer Protection and Bankruptcy

Todd Johnson, Esquire

Aaron Amore, Esquire and Chapter 7 Trustee

Session 2

Role of the Chapter 7 and 13 Trustee, and Chapter 5 Powers

McKay Wycoff, Career Law Clerk, US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of WV

Session 3

Application Workshop

(see course descriptions)

4:35 - 4:40 p.m

Break

4:40 - 4:50 p.m

Plenary: Wrap Up and Evaluation

Honorable Frank W. Volk
Chief Judge, US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of WV

4:50 p.m

Adjourn