Behind the Scenes - A Day in the Life of a Chapter 7 Trustee

Event Description

Deadline to Register: February 14, 2019

Topics that will be covered include:

• Steps in joining the Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees
• Duties and requirements
• Who is the trustee in my client’s case and how were they assigned
• What is case administration
• How does the trustee sell property of the estate
• How does the trustee abandon property of the estate
• Does the debtor have a duty to cooperate with the trustee
• How can I develop a good relationship with the trustee
• Review of a trustee’s caseload
• The time a trustee put into a case to meet their duties
• Compensation of trustee’s in non-asset cases and in asset cases
• How long has it been since the trustees received an increase in pay
• Audits of a trustee’s case load
• The things  trustees want you to know once they are appointed to a case (for both debtor and creditor’s counsel)


Patti Sullivan and Nauni Manty were appointed to the Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees in 1998.  Patti serves in the St. Paul filing division while Nauni serves the Minneapolis division.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits Approved | Event Code: 268375


Governmental Personnel: $10 (Use campaign code "Government" to register at this discounted rate)
Section Member: $20
MSBA Member not in the Section: $30 (or see offer below)
Non-MSBA Member: $35
Law Student: Free

Join the Section and attend this CLE for Free: $25
MSBA members who are not members of the Bankruptcy Law Section can join the Section for HALF OFF the regular section dues (just $25) and attend this CLE for Free.  Call Tram Nguyen at 612-278-6316 to register under this option.

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is not available.

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Questions? Contact Tram Nguyen | 612-278-6316

The MSBA is 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 Tram Nguyen via 612-278-6316 or email:  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Titanic Room / Kieran's Irish Pub Minneapolis, MN United States