Register for “Avoiding Judicial Estoppel, Standing and Claim Preclusion Problems with Non-Bankruptcy Causes of Action,” Webinar

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Register for NACBA’s Webinar on September 22nd

Join us for “Avoiding Judicial Estoppel, Standing and Claim Preclusion Problems with Non-Bankruptcy Causes of Action.” Webinar at 3:00 PM EST/12:00 PM PST. 

Not only will this this webinar cover a variety of standing, judicial estoppel and claim preclusion issues and offer practical suggestions for ways to ensure that debtors’ non-bankruptcy causes of action can be litigated. But, there’s more…

One (1) attendee/ registrant will be chosen at random to receive a copy of Chapter 13: Practice And Procedure, 2nd, 2016 Ed.. The new second edition is a guide to virtually everything you need to know about practicing law under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. (Value $408)

Just all the more reason to join our presenters, Judge Paul W. Bonapfel, Northern District of Georgia, J. Erik Heath, Esq., Consumer Attorney, San Francisco, CA and John Rao, Esq., National Consumer Law Center, Inc. as they dive into this important subject.

Topics will include debtor’s standing during and after Chapter 7 and 13 cases, determining whether a cause of action is property of the estate, proper scheduling and disclosure of claims including whether a duty exists for post-petition claims in Chapter 13 cases, avoiding and responding to judicial estoppel arguments, plan treatment of prosecution and settlement of litigation, employment and compensation of counsel to litigate debtor’s legal claims, effect of plan confirmation on debtor’s right to bring causes of action post-confirmation; impact of stating an intent to surrender collateral on post-bankruptcy claims and defenses; using waiver and estoppel arguments against mortgage creditors.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, please register by September 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM Est. to receive the webinar recording, materials (copy of presentation and Non Bankruptcy Causes of Action exert from Chapter 13: Practice And Procedure, 2nd, 2016 Ed) and be registered for drawing.

Register Today! Cost is $25 for NACBA Members and $75 for Non-Members.


#NACBASEA Session Spotlight With Cary Flitter

Searching For Treasure? 

Then dive into today’s #NACBASEA Session Spotlight…

“Find a Treasure Trove of Consumer Law Violations in Your Bankruptcy Treasure Chest: Fair Debt, Credit Reporting, Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Booty Awaits.” 

Consumer law violations are common problems for debtors and can be filed in bankruptcy court or district court. Most provide statutory attorney fees. Philadelphia consumer lawyer Cary Flitter will help you to triage your cases on Sunday, October 9th, 10:00 A.M-11:00 A.M.


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Cary Flitter

Cary L. Flitter practices consumer law with Flitter Milz, P.C. located in suburban Philadelphia and New Jersey. Cary serves on the adjunct faculty at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia and Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, where he teaches Consumer Law and Litigation including Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collection, and class action. He has guest lectured on consumer law issues at Harvard Law School, The University of Pennsylvania Law School, and other venues. Flitter is a contributing author to Pennsylvania Consumer Law by Bisel Publishing Co. This is the leading treatise in Pennsylvania on consumer law. He is also a contributor to Consumer Class Actions 5th Ed. by the National Consumer Law Center. Cary was invited by the Federal Trade Commission to participate in workshops on Collection of Consumer Debt.

Cary’s consumer cases in the Court of Appeals include Brown v. Card Service Center, 464 F.3d 450 (3d Cir. 2006) (seminal circuit case on deception under FDCPA); Rosenau v. Unifund, 539 F.3d 218 (3d Cir. 2008) (successful challenge to phony “legal department” in dunning letter); Cappuccio v. Prime Capital, 549 F.3d 180 (3d Cir. 2011) (first impression holding that borrower’s testimony alone may be sufficient to rebut presumption of receipt of TILA disclosures); Gager v. Dell Fin. Serv., LLC, 727 F.3d 265 (3d Cir. 2013) (holding, in first impression, that consent to receive cellphone calls is revocable under Telephone Consumer Protection Act) and Douglass v. Convergent Outsourcing, 765 F.3d 299 (3d Cir. 2014) (holding, in first impression, that placing the consumer’s account number on collection envelope violates privacy provisions of FDCPA) Cary is the recipient of multiple pro bono awards for his work on behalf of low-income consumers and serves as the 2016 Co-Chair of the Federal Courts committee of the Montgomery (County, Pa.) Bar Association.

Register Today!