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The Brooklyn Bar Association
Volunteer Lawyers Project
Introduction to Consumer Bankruptcy Law

CLE Credits: 

 2 Prof. Practice,
0.5 Skills, 
& 0.5 Ethics

This course is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

Wednesday, October 28th   
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Bar Association Auditorium
123 Remsen Street, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Presentations by 
John McManus, Esq., Director, Consumer Bankruptcy Project, City Bar Justice Center

Bruce Weiner, Esq., Partner
Rosenberg, Musso & Weiner

This program is designed for attorneys who are new to low-asset, low-income Chapter 7 Bankruptcies.  Topics will include: Overview of Steps in a Consumer Bankruptcy; General Principles of Consumer Bankruptcy; Changes under BAPCPA 2005 and Petition and Form Preparation.   
Program Costs:  The cost of this course is $150 or is FREE to those who accept at least one pro bono referral for a Bankruptcy or other matter from the VLP before April 28, 2015. Experienced attorneys receive additional MCLE credit for every 2 hours of eligible pro bono service. 

  Click here to register or email requested information to jbryan@brooklynvlp.org
or fax it to 718-624-3926.
The VLP maintains a financial hardship policy.  For more information, call 718-473-9202.