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Bankruptcy Law Training for Pro Bono Attorneys Representing Low-Income Clients (6.1.22) (PB Announcement)
Registration closed on 5/31/2022 3:00:00 PM, please contact LSNJ Probono department at [email protected]
Date(s):  Wednesday June 01, 2022
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CLE Available: 2 total NJ CLE credit
0 Ethics/Professionalism

Formats Available:
 Trainer in Room
Location of Training:
Webinar

Location of Training:

Webinar Link
Pro Bono Tuition: $0.00 Other Fees: $0.00
Description:
Legal Services of New Jersey announces its 2022 Bankruptcy Law Training series.

All trainings will be held via zoom.

Bankruptcy Law Training for Pro Bono Attorneys Representing Low-Income Clients will be held on Wednesday June 1st at 1:00 p.m.

Agenda includes:

• Perspectives from a NJ Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee (John Michael McDonnell, III, Esq., Trenton Vicinage)
• Addressing issues commonly faced by low-income individuals seeking Bankruptcy relief.

Agenda subject to change without advance notice.

*In order to register for this training, all participants must:

(1) Register at Pro Bono New Jersey (probononj.org)

(2) Enroll with LSNJ and/or a regional program, and

(3) All pro bono attorneys who register for one or more days of the 2022 Bankruptcy Training series will be required to take at least one Bankruptcy case from LSNJ or a regional program. While we expect to be able to provide each registered attorney a case for representation prior to the training, in the event that is not possible, we will continue to refer cases during the six month period following the training.

2022 Bankruptcy Law Training dates open to pro bono volunteers:

Day 2 – Tuesday June 7th at 10 am (Case Assessment, Data Collection and Determining What Bankruptcy Chapter)

Day 3 – Tuesday June 14th at 10 am (Chapter 7)

Day 4 – Tuesday June 21st at 10 am (Chapter 13)

Day 5 – Tuesday June 28th at 10 am (Advanced Topics in Bankruptcy Law Practice)

***Separate registration is required for each day. Registration will be announced shortly.

Pro Bono Case Requirement:
In order to take training courses sponsored by Legal Services of New Jersey, you must first enroll with LSNJ or one of the regional Legal Services programs. By taking LSNJ-sponsored training, you agree to accept at least one pro bono case from LSNJ or a regional Legal Services program for each training course you take.

CLE information:
NJ ATTORNEYS MAY EARN NJ CLE CREDITS FOR ATTENDANCE AT THIS TRAINING:

On April 30, 2022 LSNJ’s 2 year approval to provide NJ Continuing Legal Education courses expired. LSNJ made a timely application for renewal of its Accredited/Approved Service Provider status for NJ Continuing Legal Education. Renewal approval may take a period of 30 days or longer. This means that this training or other event is not yet approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Once LSNJ is re-approved as an Accredited/Approved Service Provider for NJ Continuing Legal Education this training or event will be(presumptively) approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2 hours of total NJ CLE credit. Of these, 0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism, 0 qualify as diversity, inclusion, and elimination of bias and 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in criminal trial law, 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in workers compensation law and 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in matrimonial law.





NJ BOARD ON CLE REGULATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON THE NJ JUDICIARY WEB SITE AT:
https://www.njcourts.gov/attorneys/assets/cle/cleregs.pdf?c=JEe

Call ahead for information about cancellations due to inclement weather

EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
Callers (all LSNJ staff, meeting attendees, clients with appointments, trainers, trainees, etc.) wishing to get information about emergency closings or delayed openings should:
a. Dial LSNJ's main number, 732.572.9100 after 7:00 am.
b. The LSNJ greeting will prompt the caller to dial 3 for emergency closing information.
c. A recorded announcement will provide specific information about meeting changes, office closings, delayed openings or other emergency information.
CANCELLATION POLICY
Registration fees are non-refundable. However if a training event is rescheduled by LSNJ due to inclement weather or other emergency, paid registrations can be applied to future LSNJ Events.
VIDEOTAPING
LSNJ videotapes trainings. The videos will be edited carefully, both to sharpen the content and to eliminate any extraneous or problematic references. The recording may be made available to other Legal Services staff and/or pro bono attorneys working with a NJ Legal Services Program, through LSNJ’s secure intranet web site and directly, so that they may learn and improve their work on behalf of clients.

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