New DOJ Guidance for Discharging Student Loans as an Undue Hardship Pursuant to Section 523(a)(8)

Event Description

Online registration is closed. To register, email Tram Nguyen at  by 5:00 pm on March 21st.

This program will be held virtually only via Zoom.

This program will explore the DOJ Guidance Memorandum dated 11/17/22 governing the Attestation that may be filed in student loan discharge litigation brought in the bankruptcy court pursuant to 11 U.S.C. section 523(a)(8), whom to serve in such actions and how to accomplish proper service, how to best complete the attestation, the reports generated by the Dept. of Education in such litigation and how to make use of such reports, availability of partial discharges, and how to navigate the student loan discharge landscape under the new DOJ Guidance.


Erin M. Secord, Assistant U.S. Attorney and Financial Litigation Unit Coordinator, District of Minnesota
Michael K. Hoverson, Esq., Hoverson Law Offices, PA, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Craig W. Andresen, Esq., Andresen Law Offices, PLLC, Bloomington, Minnesota                                                    

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event Code: 483304


Government Personnel: $10 (use promo code "GOVERNMENT" at check out )
Bankruptcy Section Member: $20
Member, not in the Bankruptcy Section: $30
Non-Member: $45
Law Student & New Admittee: FREE

Registration Deadline:  March 19, 2023. To register after that time, email the program manager.

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments/Cancellations:  Please register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form . Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Covid-19:  We are currently following CDC guidelines for Covid-19. For more information, please visit our website .

Accommodations: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager with at least 72 hours notice prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager: Tram Nguyen | | 612-278-6316


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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Live Webinar - Zoom