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Saturday, October 8 • 7:00am - 8:30am
Sailing the Supreme Court Seas: The Top Supreme Court Consumer Bankruptcy Decisions

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It may not be the best court, but it's the highest court and it is the last word for sailors of the bankruptcy globe. The panel will navigate the Court's decisions on important consumer bankruptcy issues, including, exemptions, dischargeability, claims, discrimination, chapter 13 plans, lien stripping, and more.

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Henry Sommer

Supervising Attorney
Henry J. Sommer is Supervising Attorney at the pro bono Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project in Philadelphia. He has litigated many major cases involving bankruptcy, consumer law, civil rights and other issues. Previously, he was the head of the Consumer Law Project at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, where he worked for over 21 years. Mr. Sommer has also served as a Lecturer-in-Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is... Read More →
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Tara Twomey

Amicus Director, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Tara Twomey is the Amicus Project Director for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and currently Of Counsel to the National Consumer Law Center. She is currently a Lecturer in Law at Stanford, and has previously lectured at Harvard and Boston College Law Schools. Tara is a former Clinical Instructor at the Hale and Dorr Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School where her practice focused, in part, on sustainable... Read More →

Saturday October 8, 2016 7:00am - 8:30am
Spotlight Lounge

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