Total Credits: 6.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Elimination of Bias, 6.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics
Fri, Mar 27, 2020 - 09:00a to 03:45p CDT - Springfield, Missouri
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8:30 – 9:00 AM | Registration
9:00 – 9:50 AM | Case Law Update & Current Developments
Speakers: Hon. Cynthia A. Norton, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Missouri; Shari K. Groce DeArmon, Groce & DeArmon, PC, Springfield
9:50 – 10:05 AM | Break
10:05 – 10:55 AM | Stay Violations & Discharge Injunctions – post Taggart
Speakers: Rachel L. Foley, Foley Law, PC, Independence; Jonathan D. Nicol, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, LLP, Kansas City
10:55 – 11:45 AM | New Bankruptcy Legislation
Speakers: John C. Reed, Pletz & Reed, PC, Jefferson City; Sherri L. Wattenbarger, Office of the United States Trustee, Western District, Kansas City
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM | Lunch | included with program
1:00 – 1:50 PM | Advocacy Skills
Speakers: Hon. Donald E. Burrell, Jr., Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Springfield; Sharon L. Stolte, Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard PC, Kansas City
1:50 – 2:40 PM | Chapter 13 Issues
Speakers: Joseph C. Jeppson VI, Jeppson Law Office, LLC, Kansas City; Lisa C. Billman, SouthLaw, PC, Overland Park, KS
2:40 – 2:55 PM | Break
2:55 – 3:45 PM | #MeToo, Bias & Bullying
Speaker: Hon. Cynthia A. Norton
3:45 PM | Adjourn
Hon. Cynthia A. Norton received her law degree in 1984. She was appointed to the bench on February 1, 2013. She is the recipient of the Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Award, and the Robert L. Gernon Award for Outstanding Contribution to CLE.
John Reed is a stockholder in Pletz and Reed, P.C., Jefferson City. He has served on the Bankruptcy Panel of Trustees for the Western District of Missouri since 1992. He is a 2012 recipient of the Michael R. Roser Excellence in Bankruptcy Practice Award.
Hon. Donald E. Burrell received his B.S. in Finance from Southwest Missouri State University 1982, and his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1991. He practiced at Morrison & Hecker, clerked for U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil, and was a sole practitioner. He was elected Circuit Judge in 1998 and appointed to the Missouri Court of Appeals in 2007.
Managing Attorney of the Kansas City office, Sharon Stolte brings more than 25 years of experience in business and commercial litigation. Sharon’s legal practice focuses on bankruptcy. She has represented creditors in all aspects of creditor rights litigation, claim objection litigation, collateral realization, mechanic liens, collections, foreclosures and replevin litigation.
Joe Jeppson is a consumer bankruptcy attorney who has been representing debtors under Chapter 7 and 13 since 2007. He has been certified as a specialist in consumer bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification and has been owned and operated the Jeppson Law Office since 2011.
Lisa Billman received her BSEd from the University of Missouri, and her J.D. from the University of Kansas. Upon graduation, she practiced at a small litigation firm. She has specialized in consumer bankruptcy law since 2014. Ms. Billman is admitted in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and the District of Nebraska.
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