Nuts & Bolts Series: Bankruptcy Law Basics (1.0 General Participatory Credit)

Published by San Diego County Bar Association


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Join us for a presentation that will cover the basics of Bankruptcy Law. This seminar is geared towards all of those who are interested in or just starting out in Bankruptcy Law, but who would benefit from a 101 understanding as a refresher or an introduction into the legal field. This program will cover the topics below:

- Understanding the interplay between the Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules of Bk Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Bk Rules
- Information for preparation of bankruptcy petition and statements and schedules
- Prosecuting and defending adversary proceedings
- Objections to exemptions
- Issues relating to imposition of the automatic stay
- Duties of a trustee and the administration of a bankruptcy estate
- Claims objections

Kathleen A. Cashman-Kramer, Esq.
Staff Attorney - Chapter 13 Trustee Thomas H. Billingslea Jr.
Kathleen Cashman-Kramer practiced in the areas of business and commercial litigation, with emphasis on bankruptcy, real estate and title insurance matters. She has practiced in these areas in California since 1987. In addition to her work in state...More
Gary B. Rudolph, Esq.
Shareholder - Sullivan Hill
Gary B. Rudolph is a shareholder at Sullivan Hill in San Diego. He is a 1981 graduate from the California Western School of Law in San Diego where he served as Editor and Staff Writer on its Law Review. Mr. Rudolph attended the American University in...More

Originally Published

July 21, 2017

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Nuts & Bolts Series: Bankruptcy Law Basics - Video
  • Nuts & Bolts Series: Bankruptcy Law Basics - Paper

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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