Annual Report

Section Annual Report

MSBA Bankruptcy Section
Annual Report
2019-20

Section Membership

As of June 11, 2020 the Section has 290 members.

Financial Status

The Section had an account balance of $13,909.24 as of April 30, 2020.

CLEs & Events

The Section hosted 14 events in fiscal year 2019-20. 

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

The Birthing of Modern Bankruptcy Law in Minnesota, 1896-1910 - First Findings

05/19/2020

304582

1.0 Standard

48

Spring Fling with Chapter 13: A Review of Budding Chapter 13 Issues (hosted by Consumer Subcommittee)

05/12/2020

304420

1.0 Standard

61

Understanding the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

04/21/2020

301311

1.0 Standard

63

Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Bankruptcy Law

03/18/2020

294694

1.0 Ethics

16

Chapter 7 Attorney Fee Bifurcation - Thumbs up, or thumbs down? (hosted by Consumer Subcommittee)

03/10/2020

293051

1.0 Standard

13

Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 - Comparisons and Contrasts

 

 

02/18/2020

291619

1.0 Standard

39

Issues Regarding Marital Income Adjustment and the Non-filing Spouse in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Cases (hosted by Consumer Subcommittee)

02/11/2020

289952

1.0 Standard

20

The Wonderful World of Third-Party Releases

01/21/2020

287404

1.0 Standard

32

The Ethical and Practical Implications Arising Upon the Appointment of the Debtor’s Own Counsel to Represent the Estate (hosted by Consumer Subcommittee)

01/14/2020

N/A

N/A

N/A

Bankruptcy Section Holiday Reception

12/17/2019

N/A

N/A

55

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act - Pre-Bankruptcy Claim Spotting

11/19/2019

281042

1.0 Standard

34

When Things Go Wrong - A presentation of anecdotes and antidotes from the Denny Hecker case

09/17/2019

278569

1.0 Standard

49

Bankruptcy Section Pro Bono Volunteer Reception

07/16/2019

N/A

N/A

38

Exceptions to Discharge and Defenses to Avoidance Actions

07/16/2019

275760

2.0 Standard

33

 

Annual Meeting and Election Results

The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on May 19, 2020 by remote participation.

The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from 7/1/2020 to 6/30/2021:

  • Chair: Cynthia Hegarty
  • Vice Chair: Abigail McGibbon
  • Secretary: Jeffrey Klobucar
  • Treasurer: Marie Martin
  • Education Chair: Karl Johnson

Submitted By:

Craig Andresen, Section Chair

Date: 7/10/20

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