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including - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of Washington continuing legal education (Self Study) A/V credit, which includes 5.0 hours of Law and Legal Procedure and 1.0 hour of ethics.
MICHAEL A. FISH is the owner of Michael A. Fish, Attorney at Law, in Valparaiso, Indiana, where he practices bankruptcy and general practice law. Mr. Fish earned his B.S. degree from Indiana State University and his J.D. degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Indiana and before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, Northern District of Indiana.
WILLIAM M. JONELIS is the owner of the Law Offices of William M. Jonelis where he practices in the areas of bankruptcy, debtor and creditor, and commercial law in Munster, Indiana. Mr. Jonelis is admitted to practice in Indiana. He is a past board member of the Legal Services Program of Northwest Indiana, Inc. and former Board of Directors of the Lake County Bar Association. Mr. Jonelis is a member of the Lake County and Indiana State bar associations. He earned his B.S. degree, cum laude, from St. Joseph’s College and J.D. degree, from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis.
ANDREW L. KRAEMER is an attorney/Indiana managing attorney with Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates, LLC, in Merrillville, where his practice includes creditor and debtor representation in bankruptcy court, foreclosure related matters, and collections. Mr. Kraemer is admitted to practice in Indiana and before the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association (former chair of the Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights Section). Mr. Kraemer earned his B.A. degree from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois, and his J.D. degree from Valparaiso University School of Law. He currently serves as Master of the Bench on the Calumet American Inn of Court.December 10 - Indianapolis
MATTHEW W. CONRAD is the founder of the Indianapolis law firm of Conrad Legal LLC, where his practice is limited to personal bankruptcy cases under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. He is admitted to practice before all Indiana and Washington state courts, the U.S. District and Bankruptcy courts for Northern and Southern districts of Indiana, and the U.S. District and Bankruptcy courts for the Western District of Washington State. Mr. Conrad earned his J.D. degree, with honors, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, where he was elected senior executive editor for Volume 35 of the Indiana Law Review.
SARAH L. FOWLER is an attorney at Mattingly Burke Cohen & Biederman LLP, where she brings an array of experience in representing clients in creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, and commercial litigation matters on all sides of these issues. Ms. Fowler works with a wide variety of clients ranging from financial institutions, business debtors, creditors’ committees, shareholders, asset purchasers, small business owners, and bankruptcy trustees. She assists her clients with addressing the complexities of financial distress and finding solutions to a variety of commercial disputes. Ms. Fowler is admitted to practice in all Indiana state courts, the U.S. District courts in the Northern and Southern districts of Indiana, the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern District of Indiana, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois. She earned her B.A. degree from Marian University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Ms. Fowler was also a member of Class VX of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series.
CASSANDRA A NIELSEN is an attorney with Rubin Levin, P.C., where she focuses her practice on commercial collections, creditor’s rights, and associated litigation. Ms. Nielsen is admitted to practice in Indiana and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association. Ms. Nielsen earned her B.A. degree from Hillsdale and J.D. degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
WESTON E. OVERTURF is a partner with Mattingly Burke Cohen & Biederman LLP, where he leads MBCB’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice, and represents creditors, debtors and other interest holders in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 bankruptcy cases. He also represents clients in all phases of foreclosures, collections, restructurings, and insolvency as well as providing services to clients before various taxing authorities. Mr. Overturf is licensed in Indiana and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association (Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section Committee member). Mr. Overturf earned his A.B. degree from Wabash College and J.D. degree from the University of Dayton School of Law.
FRED PFENNINGER is principal in the Indianapolis law firm of Pfenninger & Associates where he practices in the areas of collection, creditors' rights, subrogation, and foreclosure law. Mr. Pfenninger earned his B.A. degree, with distinction, from Indiana University in Bloomington, J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School, and M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School. He has lectured and written articles for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, the Indianapolis Bar Association and National Business Institute. He is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Commercial Law League of America (former Midwest chairman, Creditors' Rights and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency sections), International Association of Commercial Collectors, Inc. (IACC), and Commercial Collection Agency of America (CCAA). He is also past president of the Indiana Creditors Bar Association.