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Around the Circuits in 80 Days: An Ethical Tour of Bankruptcy Court (6th Circuit)

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While bankruptcy attorneys remain subject to the same body of state ethical rules governing the conduct of non-bankruptcy practitioners, getting paid can be a little trickier. Section 327 provides that a debtor in possession may "employ one or more attorneys...that do not hold or represent an interest adverse to the estate, and that are disinterested persons, to represent or assist the trustee in carrying out the [debtor in possession’s] duties under [the Bankruptcy Code].” This means that representing someone in bankruptcy court means a lot more hoops to jump through to receive compensation, and that the agreement with your client is not wholly private between attorney and client. This course will take you through the different ways to ensure you - as counsel - get paid.


Hon. Suzanne H. Bauknight
TN (Eastern District) 
Hon. Alan C. Stout
KY (Western District)

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Continental Bundle (11 programs @ 40% discount):
  • Members and Alumni: $198.00
  • Non-members: $297.00
Regional Bundle (6 programs @ 25% discount):
  • Members and Alumni: $135.00
  • Non-members: $202.50
Local Bundle (3 programs @ 15% discount):
  • Members and Alumni: $76.50
  • Non-members: $114.75
Per program:
  • Members and Alumni: $30
  • Non-members: $45