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18th Annual Joseph Bernfeld Distinguished Speakers Program

  • 02/01/2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Zoom Videoconference


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18th Annual Joseph Bernfeld Distinguished Speakers Program

Crystal Ballin’ – An Exploration of the Future of Bankruptcy Law at the Supreme Court of the United States

This program will feature freeform prognostications about the future of bankruptcy law at the Supreme Court.  Among other topics, the speakers intend to discuss recent and upcoming decisions, pending cert. petitions, ripe circuit splits, and the potential consequences of the replacement of Justice Ginsburg with Justice Barrett.

This year’s speakers are K. John Shaffer, a partner of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP and former Supreme Court law clerk, and Whitman L. Holt, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Washington and co-author of Bankruptcy and the Supreme Court: 1801-2014 (West Academic 2015).


As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic the program will be held by Zoom video conference. Invitations with the webinar information will be included in your registration receipt.


Programs start at 6:00 pm

Programs end at 7:00 pm

LABF members: $25

Non-members: $40
Students and government employees: $0


This activity has been approved for one hour MCLE by the State Bar of California. The Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum certifies that this activity conforms to the standard for approved educational activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California.

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