Live CLE Seminar
Bankruptcy Hot Topics:
Pressing Issues in Chapters 7 & 13 Cases
August 9, 2012 • Oakland, CA
This course has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused.
This CLE will be a rapid fire discussion on some of the most common issues bankruptcy attorneys face today. Hot topics like the Means Test and the removal of second mortgages along with auto loans and taxes will all be covered in a practical and "best practices" format including sample motions, intake forms and other practice specific forms.
- Judicial Estoppel
- Stern v. Marshall
- Disallowed Mortgage Claims
- Means Testing
- 523(a)(5) and (15) claims
- Chapter 20s
- Client Intake
- Ride through
- Student Loans
Attorney Selwyn D. Whitehead
Law Offices of Selwyn D. Whitehead – Oakland, CA
Selwyn Whitehead is a San Francisco Bay Area bankruptcy and tax attorney whose practice focuses on helping her clients manage their wealth through effective estate and tax planning and/or manage their debt through debt restructuring or bankruptcy. Selwyn also helps her clients facing foreclosure and represents clients before the IRS and the US Tax Court. Prior to founding SELWYN'S LAW, Selwyn managed a group of attorneys and paraprofessionals in Fireman's Fund Insurance Company's Claims Department, where she was responsible for auditing the claims and case handling practices, performance, fees, and expenses of outside defense counsel.
Before joining Fireman's Fund, Selwyn spent the preceding 17 years as a financial services industry consumer advocate. She held leadership positions at the Law Offices of Public Advocates and The Greenlining Coalition, was a consumer representative to the California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan, and founded and still leads the non-profit Economic Empowerment Foundation, whose mission is to educate urban dwellers, small business owners, and women about their rights and responsibilities as financial services industry consumers, while advocating on their behalf before regulatory and governmental bodies. Between 1993 through 1998, she was selected by the Officers of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners to represent the interests of California insurance consumers before that body as one of only 12 Consumer Representatives from around the country. In that role she helped provide the consumer's perspective to the Commissioners and their staff during their deliberations on model insurance laws and regulations.
In the fall of 1998, nearly two decades after receiving her undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Selwyn entered law school and obtained her J.D. from New College of California, School of Law . She then went on to Golden Gate University , School of Law to obtain two legal masters degrees: One, a Master of the Laws of Taxation, with honors and the other, a Master of the Laws of Intellectual Property. Selwyn is admitted to practice in California and also holds a California Real Estate Brokers License and has demonstrated a life-long commitment to helping people solve their financial problems and lead a more economically empowered life.
Total CLE Credit Hours:
This course has been approved by the State Bar of California.
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01:15 PM – 04:30 PM
Oakland Marriott City Center Hotel
Oakland, CA 94607
Young Lawyers, with under four (4) years acceptance to the Bar, may use coupon code YL25
to receive a $25 discount when checking out.
Note: Discounts can not be combined.