Bankuptcy Basics–4 Free CLE Credits

Please join the CNYBBA and NDNY-FCBA in announcing this free CLE program opportunity:

Bankruptcy Basics 

4 FREE CLE Credits 

In exchange for agreement to either:  

(i)  act as counsel in a personally filed pro bono case or one that the court       assigns

or

(ii) act as a mentor to a less experienced attorney who makes the agreement under option (i).

BANKRUPTCY BASICS NOTICE

When:

Friday, November 21, 2014

Time:

8:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

Registration 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Location:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court

James M. Hanley U.S. Courthouse

100 South Clinton Street, 2nd Floor

Syracuse, New York

Moderated By:

Margaret Cangilos-Ruiz

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

Experienced Panel:

Attorneys Mary Fangio and Susan Esce; Guy Van Baalen, Asst. U.S. Trustee and /or Erin Champion; Emily North, Esq. of Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York; Prof. Gregory Germain, Syracuse University; and Dina Ventura, Bankruptcy Court Training Specialist

R.S.V.P

ProBono@nynb.uscourts.gov

NDNY-Federal Court Bar Association

www.ndnycba.org

(315) 422-2799

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