Recent Supreme Court Cases and Appellate Practice CLE
This 2-hour program will feature discussion of key cases currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, with a special presentation on the oral arguments in the two lien stripping cases heard by the Court this term. Attendees will also be provided practical pointers on the preparation and handling of appeals, from making the record at trial through briefing and argument before the circuit courts of appeal.
2 CLE hours, including 2 Trial hours
Savings: Early Registration Discount for in-person attendance.
Register by May 1, 2015 and receive a discount.
Bankruptcy Section Members:
- CLE and Luncheon (early $140; $170) | Luncheon Only $65
Judicial Law Clerks:
- CLE and Luncheon (early $140; $160) | Luncheon Only $65
Atlanta Bar Members:
- CLE and Luncheon (early $160; $180) | Luncheon Only $75
- CLE and Luncheon (early $190; $210) | Luncheon Only $85
Law Students (Includes CLE and Lunch):
- Atlanta Bar Members FREE | Non-Members: $20
Judges are invited to attend the CLE and Luncheon as the Section’s guests with no fee.
Written Materials: The seminar written materials will be emailed to all registrants before the seminar. In addition to receiving the electronic materials, you may also purchase the materials on a 1GB USB drive for $10 or a printed copy for $20.
Non-Members Must Register Via the Registration Form
Parking and MARTA
Free validated parking is available at the Capital City Club. The CCC is also convenient to the Peachtree Center MARTA station.
Agenda and Faculty
8:30 am: Breakfast & Registration
9:00 am: Analysis and Discussion of Cases Pending Before the Supreme Court
Dean Robert A. Schapiro, Emory University School of Law
10:00 am: Networking Break
10:15 am: Lien Stripping Before the Supreme Court (Caulkett and Toledo-Cardona)
Nancy J. Whaley, Standing Chapter 12 and 13 Trustee
10:45 am: Bankruptcy Appellate Practice
Rachel L. Lerman, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
11:30 am - 1:30 pm: David Pollard Award Luncheon
Honoring Karen Fagin White, Cohen Pollock Merlin & Small, PC
About the David Pollard Award
Each year, the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Bar Association Bankruptcy Section presents the David Pollard Award to “a person who is a member of the Atlanta Bar who best exemplifies the highest standards of professionalism and ethics in the bankruptcy practice.” It has become a life-time achievement award.
The Board encourages you to submit the name of a worthy nominee. We request that all nominations be submitted no later than March 1 each year. Please list the name of the nominee, along with a short statement explaining specific reasons for the nominee's qualifications to receive the award. If possible, please also suggest an appropriate person to serve as the presenter of the award to the final recipient.
The 2015 David Pollard Award Presented to
Karen Fagin White, Cohen Pollock Merlin & Small, PC
Introduction of Karen Fagin White
Gus H. Small, Cohen Pollock Merlin & Small, P.C.