Bankruptcy News Briefs- 5/2

This Wednesday’s Bankruptcy Briefs read…

Employers Likely to Ramp Up Student Loan Repayment Benefits

Will Student Debt Repayment Support Become Table Stakes?

Mick Mulvaney is not fit to lead the CFPB

Cleaning Up After Richard Cordray

As Richard Cordray campaigns for Ohio governor, the federal agency he headed is in trial in Cleveland

Democratic state AGs comment on CFPB CID process

Letters: Pay day loan practices immoral

Menendez, Warren, Schatz Reveal CFPB Received More than 20,000 Consumer Complaints following Equifax Breach

Leaving the ultimate misnomer behind

Update from Washington: The IRS’s next burden

FDCPA Cases Continue To Define What Congress Did Not

NACBA urges you to say “Pro Se, No Way!”

NACBA has launched its latest campaign, “Pro Se, No Way!”, to encourage debtors to seek the advice of a qualified attorney when filing bankruptcy. Visit to learn more.

Register for NACBA’s Webinars!


Improve Your Bottom Line with Fillable PDFs.
Tips, Tricks & Little Known Tools in Using Acrobat Efficiently
Date: May 24, 2018
Time: 3:00 PM Eastern / 12:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: No Cost – Member Benefit Webinar
Presenters: Rachel Foley, Esq. & John Colwell, Esq.

Register HERE

Fillable PDFs can dramatically improve your bottom line by decreasing the turnaround time to receive information from your client while improving the accuracy of that information. Fillable PDFs are fast and easy to use, reduce/eliminate costly errors, provide 100% legible text, increase workflow and productivity, and are easy to update and archive. Learn from our experts how to create fillable PDFs to improve your bankruptcy practice!

Review of Ethical issues when Using, or Acting as, Coverage Counsel
in Bankruptcy Court and 341 Meetings.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM Pacific (60 Minutes)
Cost: $25 Members / $75 Non-NACBA
Presenters: Derek Lofland, Esq.

Register HERE

Have you ever used coverage (or appearance) counsel to represent your clients? Have you ever stepped in to help a colleague who can’t attend Court? Mr. Lofland routinely appears as coverage counsel in hundreds of cases and has spoken about this issue in April 2017 for the Chicago Bar Association. He will outline and discuss the legal and ethical requirements for appearance counsel.

Circuit Case Law Update
Cost: Free for NACBA Members
Presenters: Jim Molleur, David Shaev, Trish Meyer, Koury Hicks, Behrooz Vida, Brian Flick, David Yen, Wendell Sherk, Stanley Zlotoff, Jill Michaux and Nathan Juster.

Register HERE

NACBA’s Summit At Sea is taking place November 29, 2018-December 3, 2018. Learn more and register today!

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