Thank You NACBA Members, Speakers, Sponsors, Exhibitors & Staff for making the 23rd Annual Convention a huge success. See you all again in San Francisco 2016! #NACBACHI
Thank You NACBA Members, Speakers, Sponsors, Exhibitors & Staff for making the 23rd Annual Convention a huge success. See you all again in San Francisco 2016! #NACBACHI
Why #NACBACHI? FREE FOR NACBA MEMBERS: 2015 COLLIER PORTABLE eBOOK ($245 value)
Courtesy of NACBA & LexisNexis®, all attendees at the upcoming 23rd Annual Convention, April 23-26, 2015 in Chicago IL will receive the 2015 Collier Portable eBook. This edition gives you mobile access to the full text of the Code and Rules in one handy source. Convention attendees need to simply stop by the LexisNexis Booth to receive a redeemable coupon voucher for the complimentary eBook. This ebook is traditionally sold for $245, however, will be FREE for #NACBACHI attendees!
Still not convinced you should attend this year’s NACBA Convention, allow us to present the evidence:
– FREE 2015 Collier Portable eBook ($245 value)
– FREE Taxes in Bankruptcy webinar & materials ($249 member value)
– FREE copies of Bankruptcies and Money Disasters of the Rich and Famous (formerly “They Went Broke”) for not only attorneys but also clients. (Up to 12 copies per attendee. $12.95 per book value = $155.40)
– FREE Convention Audio & Presentation Materials to ALL Registrants. In the past, attendees would have to reach deeper into their pockets and purchase audio-only files for hundreds of dollars if they wanted to revisit any convention session. Not for this convention! ALL registered attendees will receive online access for three (3) months to review all AudioPoint™ recorded presentation files at no additional charge or registration price increase. (2014 NACBANYC = cost $447 for complete set of CD audio files).
– President’s Discount of $100. Missed the early bird discount? No problem. Per recent message from NACBA President Ed Boltz regarding recent developments in Student Loans and Chapter 13, he has personally offered a $100 discount off the current registration price of $795. You must email or fax your registration to NACBA and use code IDR695. This discount expires March 31, 2015.
– Included with your registration, CLE Credits. Up to 15 credits may be offered (depending on your state) including the often sought after Ethics credit.
$245 Collier eBook
$249 Taxes in Bankruptcy
$447 AV Convention Materials
$155 Bankruptcies Rich & Famous (12 copies)
Total Value: $1096
NACBA’s 23rd ANNUAL CONVENTION
April 23-26, 2015, Chicago IL
“Bankruptcy in the 21st Century: Solutions to Problem Cases”
REGISTER NOW & RECEIVE TAXES IN BANKRUPTCY FREE!
In October 2014, over 425 attorneys took part in NACBA’s Virtual Workshop: Taxes in Bankruptcy. The treatment of tax debts is one of the more complicated areas of federal bankruptcy law, but the Bankruptcy Code offers substantial tax relief to tax debtors. From understanding tax rules to cancellation of debt income (pros & cons) to IRS penalties, audits, appeals, liens and levies, to client preparation and the fresh start initiative, this 6 hour webinar covered it all!
Register for NACBA’s 23rd Annual Convention by April 15 (Tax Day) and receive access to the Taxes in Bankruptcy 6 hour webinar plus workshop materials with your convention registration! This is a $249 member / $349 non-member value!
Already registered for #NACBACHI? No problem, you get access to Taxes in Bankruptcy too! Just email email@example.com and request your FREE access to the Taxes in Bankruptcy webinar and material!
Please note, all four panelists from the Taxes in Bankruptcy webinar will be at #NACBACHI to answer any follow-up questions.
Per convention refund policy, any registration cancellation after the webinar has been provided will result in full cost of the Taxes in Bankruptcy webinar subtracted from refund.
OH WAIT, WE ARE NOT DONE YET…..
BANKRUPTCIES & MONEY DISASTERS OF THE RICH & FAMOUS FOR YOU AND YOUR CLIENTS!
In addition to the FREE Audio & Presentation materials AND the FREE Taxes in Bankruptcy workshop, all convention registrants will receive FREE copies of Bankruptcies and Money Disasters of the Rich and Famous (formerly They Went Broke) for not only themselves but also clients. Available at #NACBACHI on a first come, first serve basis and some restrictions will apply (up to 15 copies per registrant).
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
Join your colleagues from Maine to California and Puerto Rico to Hawaii, for education designed to help expand your practice!
#NACBACHI addresses Bankruptcy in the 21st Century: Finding Solutions to Problem Cases.
Convention sessions will take a very in-depth look at Student Loans, Tax Booby Traps, Zombie Real Estate Apocalypse, Family Feud: the Intersection of Family Law and Bankruptcy, Creditor Warfare and Courtroom Techniques, Mindfulness and Mediation, How to Make Bank in Bankruptcy Using Social Media and Can You Be Found: Increasing Your Online Presence just to name a few!
Group Events available for purchase with your Convention registration. This year’s lineup includes a Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise & Private Lunch on Thursday, April 23rd and an outing to Cellular Field to catch the Chicago White Sox take on the defending American League Champs, the Kansas City Royals.
Travel discounts including flights, parking and airport transfers have been arranged for NACBA convention attendees.
There are four easy ways to register:
With over 1,000 attorneys expected to attend the NACBA 23rd Annual Convention in Chicago, IL, April 23-26, 2015, we want to know “Why?”
The convention hashtag is #NACBACHI, we beg the question “Why #NACBACHI?”
Send us your video and tell us “Why #NACBACHI?” Promote yourself to clients and colleagues. Demonstrate YOUR commitment to Educate, Advocate, Litigate.
We’re kicking this up a notch! Any NACBA member who sends in a “Why #NACBACHI” video will be entered into our best video contest. The winning video (voted on by NACBA staff) will be awarded a convention registration (value $695) for the NACBA 24th Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA, May 19-22, 2016!
What are you waiting for? Almost everybody has a cell phone that can record video! The winning video will be announced on Friday, April 23, 2016, opening session of #NACBACHI. Yes, the video will be on display for all attendees. To enter, email your video (or video link) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is how it works:
By participating in this Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to NACBA’s decisions, which are final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest. The Contest submission period begins at 12:00 a.m. E.D.T. on February 20, 2015, and ends at 11:59 p.m. E.D.T. on April 17, 2015 (the “Submission Period”). The Sponsor of this Contest is NACBA. The Contest will operate as described below, on or about the stated dates:
Submission Period (2/20/15 – 4/17/15): Videos are submitted according to the “How to Enter” description in Section 3 of the Official Rules.
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to members of NACBA that are registered to attend the 23rd Annual Convention in Chicago, IL, April 23-26, 2015
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, email your video (or video link) to email@example.com. The video can be no more than 1 minute long.
All Submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. E.D.T. on April 17, 2015. Sponsor is not responsible for late or unsuccessful attempts to enter. The Entrant should be able to provide on request all appropriate clearances, permissions and releases for the Video Submission, including releases from the submitting Entrant and any third parties appearing in the Submission. Incomplete, corrupted, untimely, or unintelligible entries will be disqualified. If for any reason an Entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to determine in its sole discretion which entries have satisfied the entry requirements. Entrants may enter more than once, as long as all entries comply with these Official Rules, including without limitation the Video Submission Requirements. ELIGIBLE ENTRANTS MUST SUBMIT EACH ENTRY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. NO OTHER METHOD OF SUBMISSION WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Videos must NOT:
Exceed one (1) minute in play time;
Contain material which is (or promotes activities which are) sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, violent, self-mutilating (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g. underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, or harassing;
Include mention or performance of any copyrighted media production including but not limited to music, films, books, television programming, etc., or identifying descriptions of any media property.
Contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to material that violates privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, Video Submissions must not include third party trademarks, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, or sculptures. Use music that isn’t originally written, performed and produced by you, the Entrant. We’re not saying this because we don’t love music; we do we really do! It’s because we don’t want to violate the copyright of musicians and artists. All music featured in any video must be available to publicize and broadcast on a license-free, no compensation basis.
Include third parties, including but not limited to minors, celebrities and friends who have not expressly authorized Entrants to display their image, likeness or voice in any submitted video or otherwise use such image, likeness or voice in accordance with these Official Rules.
By entering, each Entrant represents and warrants that his or her entry (and Sponsor’s and its designees’ use thereof) does not and will not defame or otherwise violate the rights of any third party and does not and will not violate any federal, state, or local laws or ordinances. Entrant further represents and warrants that he or she has secured the requisite consent from any third party referenced or appearing in their entries. To the extent that anyone under the age of 18 appears in a video, Entrant represents and warrants that the minor’s parents consented to the minor’s appearance in the video and the public display of the video. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry that it believes violates any of the Video Submission Requirements, does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules, or that is not consistent with the spirit and theme of the Contest. Entrants will retain copyright in their work, but each Entrant grants to NACBA a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, assignable, royalty-free license to publish, reproduce, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works, transmit or disseminate the Works in all media or platforms whether now known or hereafter invented. Entrant also waives any and all moral rights in the Works with respect to any use by NACBA. Sponsor and its designees shall have the perpetual, worldwide right to publish and use the entries in any way, and in any media for trade, advertising, promotional, and/or other purposes as Sponsor and/or its designees may determine without further consideration to Entrant or any third party.
PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: One Grand Prize winner ( “Grand Prize Winner” or “Winner”), will get a convention registration to attend the 2016 NACBA Annual Convention in San Francisco.
Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. In no event will more than one (1) Grand Prize be awarded.
Sponsor makes no representations or warranties with respect to the potential benefits or outcomes to Winner with respect to the advice or commentary provided.
Prize Restrictions: Winner cannot assign or transfer the prize to another person. No prize substitution or changes are allowed except at the discretion of Sponsor. Prize cannot be substituted or redeemed for cash. All prizes are subject to availability. If a prize or any portion of a prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of Sponsor, a substitute prize may be awarded; provided, however, that if prizes are awarded but unclaimed/forfeited by recipient, prize may not be re-awarded in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Other restrictions may apply. Limit one prize per person, per household. Prize is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. Winner is responsible for any loss of prize or portion of prize after it has been delivered.
RIGHTS OF SPONSOR / DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY: Sponsor shall have the right and sole discretion to edit, to refuse to air or transmit, or cease to air or transmit any Video whatsoever which it finds to be in violation of these Official Rules, or which it finds in its sole discretion to be otherwise objectionable for any reason, including with respect to Sponsor’s standards and practices and other policies. Sponsor also reserves the right to replace the Grand Prize Winner’s Video with the Video of an alternate eligible Entrant in accordance with these Official Rules if such Video and/or Entrant is withdrawn from or removed from the Contest for any reason, including without limitation, Entrant’s failure to have Sponsor’s documents executed by third parties. Sponsor also reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to terminate the Contest for any reason in the event that there is an error, malfunction, problem or other cause which impacts the operation, administration or security of the Contest or the Sponsor and, in such situation, to select the winner(s) from the eligible Entries received prior to the action taken or in such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. The opinions expressed in the Videos are not necessarily (and in some cases not at all) those of the Sponsor. The Sponsor is not responsible for any materials provided by Entrants which are deemed harmful or offensive to others or for any harm incurred as a result of the Video’s creation. The Sponsor is not responsible in any way for any injury, loss or damage which occurs as a result of an opinion expressed or information provided in the Videos transmitted on the website or on television. The Sponsor makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content or the accuracy or reliability of any information or statements contained in the Videos. All statements and opinions made by Entrants are those of such Entrants only, and the Sponsor neither endorses nor shall be held responsible for the reliability or accuracy of same. Sponsor is not responsible for the content or practices of You Tube or other third party websites that may be linked to the sponsor websites. This site may also be linked to websites operated by companies affiliated with Sponsor. Visitors to those sites should refer to each site’s separate privacy policies and practices.
INDEMNITY: The Contest may also be promoted by a third party or parties (each a “Promotional Partner,” collectively “Promotional Partners”). Entrant shall indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, any Promotional Partners, and each of their respective parents, affiliates, successors, assigns and licensees, and each of their respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents and representatives from and against any and all liability, claims, loss, damage, injury or expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising in connection with any third party action arising out of a breach or allegation which if true would constitute a breach, of any of Entrant’s representations, warranties or obligations herein.
BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR USE OF THE PRIZE, ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST OR IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, OR INVASION OF PRIVACY, OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO TRAVEL CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS, OR INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER, OR TERRORISM.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS PROMOTION, INCLUDING THE CONTEST HOMEPAGE AND ALL PRIZES, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.