Get Up to Speed on the Latest Changes in Bankruptcy
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With variety comes challenge - like keeping up to date on every legal development that affects bankruptcy practitioners. This course is designed to prepare you for the major shifts you need to know. Learn how the Small Business Reorganization Act has affected bankruptcy practice. Get the latest developments in bankruptcy case law and forms. Order today!
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
Presenters: Thomas S. Linde, Conner Morgan, and Michael Sperry
THOMAS S. LINDE is a member of Schweet Linde & Coulson, PLLC. Mr. Linde's investigative approach has allowed him to become one of the leading experts in the areas of real estate, and creditor's rights and remedies law. Using the lens of experience that comes from over 30 years specialized practice in the areas of real estate transactions and financing, judicial and non-judicial real property foreclosures, real estate contract forfeitures, evictions, and the representation of creditors in bankruptcy court proceedings, he is known for finding resolution in often difficult cases. A good communicator, with an in-depth knowledge of Washington state and federal bankruptcy law, he works closely with his clients to develop sensible and strategic plans that he executes with a capable hand. His expertise, forensic approach, ability to think outside the box, and track record of success for problem cases has made him a sought after speaker and educator on creditor's rights and remedies, and bankruptcy in particular. As a result, Mr. Linde is often called upon by others to provide counsel and insight on highly specialized cases that cross over into emerging law. Mr. Linde received his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in history from the University of Washington where he was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Washington School of Law. He is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars relating to creditors' rights and remedies. He is a member of the King County, Washington State and American bar associations; and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Mr. Linde is a past chair of the CLE Committee for the Washington State Bar Association, a past chair of the Bankruptcy Section for the King County Bar Association, a past co-chair of the Bankruptcy Committee of the Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Washington, the immediate past chair of the Creditor-Debtor Section of the Washington State Bar Association, and a past cochair of the delegation of lawyer representatives from the Western District of Washington to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. Mr. Linde has also been named a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyer magazine since 2013.
CONNER MORGAN is an associate attorney in the Seattle office of Schweet Linde & Coulson, PLLC. His practice focuses exclusively on creditor's rights, representing both individuals and businesses, with an emphasis in bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and real estate. Mr. Morgan has represented clients in all facets of collection, including pre- and post-judgment remedies such as attachment, foreclosure, garnishment, execution, repossession, and replevin. Mr. Morgan received his B.A. degree, cum laude, in political science and communication studies from Western Washington University. He also received his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law where he served as a member of both the Moot Court Board and the Seattle Journal for Social Justice. Mr. Morgan is licensed in Washington's state courts, as well as the Federal and Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern districts of Washington. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association; the King County Bar Association; the Creditor-Debtor Section of the King County Bar Association; and the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Section of the King County Bar Association.
MICHAEL SPERRY is a member at Schweet Linde & Coulson, PLLC in Seattle, Washington. His primarily represents parties in creditor-debtor matters including representation of creditors, debtors, equity holders, and other interested parties in out of court settlements, Chapter 7 filings, Chapter 11 filings, Chapter 13 filings, and Washington State receivership proceedings. Mr. Sperry is licensed in Washington state courts, as well as the Federal and District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Western and Eastern districts of Washington and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is the immediate past chair of the King County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section. Mr. Sperry has chaired and presented at seminars for the both the Washington and King County bar associations, Seattle University's College of Law, and private CLEs on topics regarding creditor-debtor and bankruptcy issues, and was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for 2020.
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