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Community Law Program Presents: Sink or Swim: Keeping a Debtor Client Afloat in Bankruptcy (Ch. 7)
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Community Law Program Presents: Sink or Swim: Keeping a Debtor Client Afloat in Bankruptcy (Ch. 7)

When: Friday, June 1, 2018
Where: St. Petersburg College - Downtown campus, Room DC-210
244 2nd Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, Florida  33701
United States
Contact: Kimberly Rodgers, Executive Director, Community Law Program

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Community Law Program, Inc. 

Sink or Swim: Keeping a Debtor Client

Afloat in Bankruptcy (Chapter 7)


Friday, June 1, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


St. Petersburg College – Downtown Campus, Room DC-210

244 2nd Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

(Parking Available in SPC Garage for Seminar Attendees)


CLE approved for 6.5 hours

including 1.5 hour of Ethics and 0.5 hours of Technology.


8:30 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.             Registration/Continental Breakfast & Opening Remarks

9:10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.            SOS: Client Intake & Initial Considerations, Ted Starr, Esq., Starr Law Offices, P.A.

10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.         Life Vests for Clients: Exemptions & Valuation of Assets, Lynn Sherman, Esq., Adams and Reese LLP

10:50 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.         Iceberg Ahead: Discharge & Dischargeability, Lynn Sherman, Esq., Adams and Reese LLP

11:35 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.         Inflating the Lifeboat: Petition Filing Demonstration Using Best Case & CM/ECF, Kristina Feher, Esq., Feher Law PLLC

12:35 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.           Lunch & Mock 341 Hearing, Traci Stevenson, Esq. as Trustee

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.             Life Vests for Attorneys: Ethical Considerations in & outside of Court & Reaffirmations and Pro Bono Participation, 
                                               The Honorable Catherine Peek McEwen, United States District Judge, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.             Lessons Learned: Panel Discussion                               



To register, please CLICK HERE to download a registration form to complete and return by May 30, 2018, 
to Community Law Program, by email to, or by fax to 727-582-7267, or by mail to: 
501 First Avenue North, Suite 519, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701.



$135.00 per person for St. Petersburg Bar Association Members
$150.00 per person for non-St. Petersburg Bar Association Members
$ 75.00 per person for Attorneys Employed by Government or Non-profits


*NEW - Special rate for Paralegals $50 per person

FREE if you agree to accept one bankruptcy pro bono case within twelve (12) months. 


Mentoring will be provided to assist attorneys after training. Professional liability insurance is provided for pro bono cases.
This is a Community Law Program seminar. P
lease phone Kimberly Rodgers, Executive Director, of CLP at 727-582-7295
for more information.