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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.

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Bankruptcy [clear filter]
Thursday, September 17
 

2:00pm EDT

How to Use Chapter 13 to Help Tenants and Homeowners
You can do things in Chapter 13 you cannot do in the real world. A review is provided of all the options available to keep your clients in their housing, whether they rent or are buying.

In the fast changing landscape of CARES Funding/Rental Assistance/Foreclosure moratorium etc., bankruptcy is probably the best venue to protect consumer rights.

Speakers
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Alfonso Madrid

Senior Staff Attorney, Community Legal Services
Alfonso Madrid is a Senior Staff Attorney at Community Legal Services in the Homeownership and Consumer Rights Unit, where he focuses his practice on representing low-income homeowners in a variety of home ownership issues, including mortgage foreclosure, enforcement of installment... Read More →
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Catherine 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 works at Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS), her first and only job, arriving straight from Boston College Law School in 1977, before most of you were born. For several years and currently, she serves as NLS’s Litigation Director. For nearly 25 years, she served as... Read More →



Thursday September 17, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Zoom .
 
Tuesday, September 22
 

10:00am EDT

Bankruptcy Boot-Camp: Introduction to the Concepts and the Practice of Consumer Bankruptcy
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.

Speakers
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Adam DiBuo

Neighborhood Legal Services
avatar for Catherine Martin

Catherine 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 →
avatar for Eileen Yacknin

Eileen Yacknin

Director of Litigation, Neighborhood Legal Services
Eileen Yacknin works at Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS), her first and only job, arriving straight from Boston College Law School in 1977, before most of you were born. For several years and currently, she serves as NLS’s Litigation Director. For nearly 25 years, she served as... Read More →



Tuesday September 22, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am EDT
Zoom .
 
Wednesday, October 21
 

10:00am EDT

Bankruptcy Boot-Camp 2: Practical Tips
This session is a Part 2 to the original Bankruptcy Bootcamp session.  It will cover Practical tips on how to get the case into court, how to gather information, what the 341 meeting is like, etc.

Speakers
avatar for Catherine Martin

Catherine 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 →
avatar for Eileen Yacknin

Eileen Yacknin

Director of Litigation, Neighborhood Legal Services
Eileen Yacknin works at Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS), her first and only job, arriving straight from Boston College Law School in 1977, before most of you were born. For several years and currently, she serves as NLS’s Litigation Director. For nearly 25 years, she served as... Read More →
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Adam DiBuo

Neighborhood Legal Services



Wednesday October 21, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
 
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