If you are a registered participant looking for the webinar link, conference materials, how to report your credit, and more, click on the Virtual Conference Tab above.  You will need to sign in with your LSU CLE email and password you set up at registration.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - Friday, October 30, 2020

Click on the "Register" tab above for registration options.


Registration Fees:

Full Conference (12.5 hrs):

$375 ($395 after October 15)

Day 1 Only (6.25 hrs):

$250 ($270 after October 15)

Day 2 Only (6.25 hrs):

$250 ($270 after October 15)

Ethics & Professionalism (1 hr each):

$45 each

Approved for 12.5 CLE credits in LA, TX, and MS (incl. Ethics & Professionalism)
  • PDF delivered to your email inbox: FREE
  • Perfect-bound hard-copy mailed to you after the conference (includes shipping, & handling): $50
    • The hard-copy book will NOT include the Ch. 13 Keith Lundin Book.  The Ch. 13 Keith Lundin book will be distributed to you as pdf only.

Conference Sessions

All times below listed in Central Time.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:35 AMCheck-in/Conference Opening
8:35 AM - 8:45 AMOpening Remarks: Dedication and Pamela Magee Memorial
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMNational Recent Developments: Circuit and Other Decisions and Developments of Note
9:50 AM - 10:35 AMReport from the Office of the United States Trustee on Prior Year’s Work in Louisiana and Region 5
10:40 AM - 11:40 AMProfessionalism: Empathy for the Client and the Debtor Situation - Living Under the Means Test/Bankruptcy Budgets
11:45 AM - 12:30 PMCARES Act and Bankruptcy Developments
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMLouisiana and Fifth Circuit Case Law Update
2:35 PM - 3:20 PMMerchant Cash Advances: Law and Bankruptcy Strategies to Deal With “Pay Day” Loans for Business
3:25 PM - 4:25 PMEthics - Professional Fees & Benefit to the Estate/Rule 2014 Disclosures of Connections/Civility
Friday, October 30, 2020
8:15 AM - 8:45 AMCheck-in/Conference Opening
8:45 AM - 9:45 AMNational Recent Developments: Circuit and Other Decisions of Note
9:50 AM - 10:50 AMSub-Chapter 5 Developments
10:55 AM - 12:25 PMCommercial Breakout - Recent Developments and Trends in Ch. 11 and Commercial Practice
10:55 AM - 12:25 PMConsumer Breakout - Ch. 13 Update: Vaccine Approved for Consumer Debtors
1:20 PM - 2:05 PMTax Issues Within the Bankruptcy Realm
2:10 PM - 3:10 PMBankruptcy Judges’ Law Clerks Panel - A Peek Behind the Curtain
3:15 PM - 4:15 PMJudges’ Panel

Conference Location

Virtual Conference - Online Only

Once you have registered for the event:

  1. Click on the link provided in your confirmation email or click on the “Virtual Conference” tab above.
  2. You will need to sign in with your email and password that you set up when registering for the conference through LSU CLE.
  3. On the day of the conference, Click “View Session” button.
  4. The Zoom browser window will open.
    • If zoom is downloaded on your computer, Click “launch meeting” then “Open Zoom Meeting”.
    • To install zoom on your computer, click “download and run Zoom”. (For more help to download zoom, see instructions on the "Virtual Conference" page).
    • If you cannot download or run zoom, click “launch meeting” then click “join from your browser” – NOTE: not all functions are available when joining from your browser.  It is recommended to have zoom downloaded on your computer or device.
  5. Once you open the meeting from the zoom app or your internet browser, you will be prompted to enter your name and an email address. 
    • Enter your name and email address that is on record with the Bar Association.
  6. Click “Join Webinar”
  7. Webinar will open in Zoom to view.

General Information

Conference Materials

PDF materials will be emailed to you and available for download approximately one week before the conference.  You may also opt to pay for a bound, hard copy of the materials during registration which will be mailed to you after the conference.

You may not make changes to your materials selection after Thursday, October 15, 2020.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be received in our office in writing (by email, fax or mail) no later than Thursday, October 22, 2020 to receive a refund less a $50 cancellation fee. Requests may be emailed to lsucle@lsu.edu or faxed to (225) 578-5842.

Additional Information

Special accommodations for accessibility
Indicate your accommodations request during registration or email lsucle@lsu.edu with your requests or questions. Please submit such requests by
Thursday, October 22, 2020.

Video and audio recording are prohibited. Selected portions of this conference will be rebroadcast or available on-demand after the conference.


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