Welcome to the 2020 PLAN Virtual Statewide Conference

All workshops will be presented virtually by webinar on the Zoom platform. You must register for individual workshop webinars by clicking the Register for the Webinar button appearing in the workshop description and completing the registration information to be admitted into the webinar.

Pennsylvania CLE credits will be available to attorneys who actively participate in webinars and indicate their participation through polls displayed periodically during the webinars.
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Tuesday, September 22 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Bankruptcy Boot-Camp: Introduction to the Concepts and the Practice of Consumer Bankruptcy

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Transform yourself from a bankruptcyphobe into a bankruptcy guru in 90 minutes!

Bankryptcy is a useful and underutilized tool for low income clients. There's a reason rich people and businesses file bankruptcy - it can improve their financial situation. That is true for legal services clients too.

Find out when bankruptcy can help your clients, and how you can start handling bankruptcy cases.


Adam DiBuo

Neighborhood Legal Services
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Cathy Martin

Director of Advocacy, Neighborhood Legal Services
Catherine T. Martin has been a Managing Attorney in the central Pittsburgh office of Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS) since 1995. At all times she has maintained an active legal practice in Consumer law, focusing on foreclosure issues and bankruptcy law. In 2018, Catherine was appointed... Read More →
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Eileen Yacknin

Director of Litigation, Neighborhood Legal Services
Eileen Yacknin is the director of litigation at Neighborhood Legal Services. Her duties include client advocacy, representation, and litigation in all areas of poverty law (housing, consumer, family, unemployment, public benefits); supervision of staff attorneys, law students, and... Read More →

Tuesday September 22, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am EDT
Zoom .