Presented by

Essex County Bar Foundation

Essex County Bar Association
Debtor/Creditor Committee 

New Jersey Chapter
Women's Division

New York Institute of Credit

NJ Network of IWIRC


Wendy Deer 
Essex County Bar Foundation 


Tuesday March 27, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

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The Newark Club 
One Newark Center
22nd. Fl.
Newark, NJ 07102

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McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP

Brownstein Corporation

Lowenstein Sandler

Mitnick & Malzberg, PC

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, PC

Mantz Support Services


CLE Be Retained, Not Detained - 3/27/12

The Ethics of Retention Issues in Bankruptcy

Distinguished Panel


Sharon Levine - Partner, Lowenstein Sandler, PC


Honorable Michael B. Kaplan - US Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey

Honorable Roberta A. DeAngelis - United States Trustee for Region 3

Howard Brod Brownstein - CTP, The Brownstein Corporation


  • Ethical Considerations in Solicitation of Creditor Committee engagements. E.g. in the wake of Universal Building Products (Bankr., Del. Case No 10-12453 [MFW])
  • What are "Connections" When it Comes to Disclosure
  • The Importance of Defining "Scope of Work"
  • Tips for Effective Bankruptcy Timekeeping
  • Keeping Ethical Disclosures Current
  • Questions for the panel? Please submit them to no later than March 25, 2012.


Early Registration (until 3/20/12)

Members  $85 - ($105 after 3/20/12)

Non-Members $105 - ($125 after 3/20/12) 

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey for one hour of total CLE credits.  Of these, 1 hour can be applied towards ethics and professionalism.  CLE credit applications for New York and Pennsylvania are pending.  CPE credits are also available for this program.