Consumer Bankruptcy Section

JOIN THE MARYLAND STATE BAR ASSOCIATION’S
CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY SECTION

The Maryland State Bar Association’s Consumer Bankruptcy Section is expanding its membership by inviting all MSBA Members with interest in the consumer bankruptcy practice area, debtor and creditor, to join this new section of the MSBA. This MSBA resource will focus on specific consumer bankruptcy laws and issues, and functions as the voice for consumer bankruptcy attorneys in Maryland. The section will monitor legislation, bankruptcy cases, local rules and court procedures that affect practitioners and consumers.

PROMOTING THE QUALITY OF LEGAL REPRESENTATION

When you become a member of the Consumer Bankruptcy Section, you will not only contribute to the promotion of the quality of legal representation for consumers, but also benefit from resources that will be developed to assist the consumer bankruptcy practitioner, including:

• The Consumer Bankruptcy Section Email List: (An internet based forum to share experiences, exchange ideas, and to discuss issues)
• Updates on current legal developments, bankruptcy reform legislation, case law and local rule changes
• Forms databank
• CLE programming on areas of interest for the consumer bankruptcy practitioner

The section will monitor issues that affect bankruptcy laws and practices in Maryland, and develop presentations that address various issues of consumer bankruptcy practice, such as:

• Lien Avoidance in Consumer Bankruptcy cases
• Ethical Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy cases
• Electronic Filing in the Court
• Alternative Dispute Resolution of Adversary Proceedings
• Bankruptcy and the Personal Injury Attorney
• Bankruptcy and the Family Practitioner

Click here to Join the Consumer Bankruptcy Section!