Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference:

      Causes of Action Owned by a Debtor (November, 2016)

ABI – Central State Program:

Asset Protection (High Level Strategies & Problems) - Analyzing the practical aspects of asset protection planning, practical goals and limitations of asset protection (June, 2015) 

Debtor’s Bar Of West Michigan:

Annual Conference Seminar: Pre-bankruptcy Planning (January, 2015);

Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan:

Bankruptcy Seminar:  707(a), 707(b) Issues, Presumption of Abuse, 707(b) 2 and 3, Debtor File Audits (July, 2014);

Sun Title Continuing Education Classes

       Bankruptcy Basics in Real Estate Transactions (April, 2013);                                                                                                                                

US Trustee Program for the Western District of Michigan Bankruptcy Bootcamp

      Preparation of Client and Attorney for 341 Meeting and Court Hearings (March, 2013);

Michigan Bankers Association

            Senior Lender Forums- Receivership & Bankruptcy (February, 2013);

Grand Rapids Bar - Family Law Section 2013

            Cohabitation: Bankruptcy and Family Law (January, 2013);

Michigan Judicial Institute Seminar:

            Moderator – Bankruptcy and Domestic Relations (September, 2012);

Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan:

            Bankruptcy Seminar:  Alternatives to Bankruptcy:  The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly (July, 2012);

Debtor’s Bar Of West Michigan:

            Annual Conference Seminar: How to Handle the Large Chapter 7/13/11 Personal Bankruptcy (January, 2012);

Amicus - Receivership:

             Solutions When Facing a Contentious Borrower (January, 2012);

Inside The Minds: Best Practices For Filing Chapter 13, 2012 Ed:

            Chapter:  Recent Trends and Developments in Chapter 13 Cases.  Published by Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters business. (November, 2011);

ABI-CBA:

            Veteran’s Day Consumer Bankruptcy Conference: Married Debtors in Chapter 13 Cases (November, 2011);

Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan:

             Chapter 13 for Small Businesses (July, 2011);

ICLE Top Tips:

             Interviewing a Consumer Bankruptcy Client (December, 2010);

ICLE Seminar:

             The Basics of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Initiating Chapter 13 Proceedings (January, 2010);

NBI:

            Ethical Obligations for Debtor’s Counsel, Accuracy of Schedules & Disclosures, Ethical Issues for Consumer Bankruptcy Practitioners (August, 2009);

Federal Bar Association for the Western Michigan: 

            Bankruptcy Issues for the Non-Bankruptcy Practitioner (July, 2009);

ABI – Central State Program:

    Chapter 13 Discharge Issues – How to Reach the Finish Line (Do Debtors care about the discharge?: Plan Modifications; Impact of Changes in Mortgage Payments; Impact of Post- Confirmation Attorney Fees) (June, 2009);

Grand Rapids Bar Association – Family Law Section:

             Bankruptcy:  What you Need to Know (January, 2009);

Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan:

             Chapter 13 Issues: Commencement to Confirmation (July, 2008).