Thursday, October 29, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:35 AM
Check-in/Conference Opening
8:35 AM - 8:45 AM
Opening Remarks: Dedication and Pamela Magee Memorial
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
National Recent Developments: Circuit and Other Decisions and Developments of Note
Meredith Grabill Bill Rochelle
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM
Report from the Office of the United States Trustee on Prior Year’s Work in Louisiana and Region 5
Henry Hobbs
10:40 AM - 11:40 AM
Professionalism: Empathy for the Client and the Debtor Situation - Living Under the Means Test/Bankruptcy Budgets
Craig Gargotta
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
CARES Act and Bankruptcy Developments
Christopher Caplinger Douglas Dodd
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Louisiana and Fifth Circuit Case Law Update
Robert Summerhays
2:35 PM - 3:20 PM
Merchant Cash Advances: Law and Bankruptcy Strategies to Deal With “Pay Day” Loans for Business
Bradley Drell
3:25 PM - 4:25 PM
Ethics - Professional Fees & Benefit to the Estate/Rule 2014 Disclosures of Connections/Civility
Michael Richman
Friday, October 30, 2020
8:15 AM - 8:45 AM
Check-in/Conference Opening
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
National Recent Developments: Circuit and Other Decisions of Note
Meredith Grabill Bill Rochelle
9:50 AM - 10:50 AM
Sub-Chapter 5 Developments
John Hodge Greta Brouphy Dwayne Murray Richard Kilpatrick Paul Swanson
10:50 AM - 12:20 PM
Consumer Breakout
Stephen Wheelis Henry Hildebrand Keith Lundin
Commercial Breakout
John Kolwe Janet Bostwick Jan Hayden
1:20 PM - 2:05 PM
Tax Issues Within the Bankruptcy Realm
H. Kenneth Leofoldt
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Bankruptcy Judges’ Law Clerks Panel - A Peek Behind the Curtain
B. Johnson Harlin "Cooter" Hale Abby Moskowitz
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Judges’ Panel
Douglas Dodd Meredith Grabill John Hodge John Kolwe Stephen Wheelis Harlin "Cooter" Hale