The 29th Annual
Norton Bankrupty Litigation Institute II
Phoenix Program Schedule

Institute Faculty and Program
The programs for all Norton Institutes are designed to provide bankruptcy practitioners with in-depth review and analysis of current trends. The 2017 program features 2.5 hours on Recent Developments presented by Hon. Randolph Haines, former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Arizona; 4 hours of Consumer Bankruptcy Law Issues presented by Hon. Keith M. Lundin, former U.S. Judge for Middle District of Tennessee and 4 hours on Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Law Issues presented by Hon. Leif Clark, former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Texas. The faculty for the seminars are Contributing Editors with Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice 3d (Thomson Reuters) and other Norton publications.

Registration Fee
The registration fee for the Norton Institutes is $1,095 at Phoenix, AZ for three days. The Federal Government rate is $850 and the law clerk discount rate is $400. The fee includes continental breakfast and coffee breaks for all registrants. Upon registration, Norton Institute will send a confirmation and information on the hotel.

Course Material
Each registrant of the Norton Institutes will receive a tote bag containing the lecture materials and a copy of the 2017 edition of the Norton Quick Reference Bankruptcy Code and Rules (Thomson Reuters).

Refund Policy
Registrants will receive a refund if notice of cancellation is received before February 24, 2017 for the Phoenix Institute. No other refunds will be made. A unique feature of all the Norton Institutes is that paid registrants who are unable to attend may apply their registration fee to any of the future Norton Institutes seminars within the next 12 months.

CLE Course Credit (14 – 18 Hours)
All prior Norton Institutes have received from every mandatory CLE state at least 14 (60 minute) hours including at least one hour of ethics for CLE credit.

Cactus Leage Spring Baseball
The Cactus League Spring baseball will be in the backyard of the Marriott Tempe at the Buttes; find the schedule of games on this website. Games will be going on all weekend during our seminar.

Golf Tournament
The Hon. Robert G. Mooreman State Bar of Arizona Bankruptcy section golf tournament is Saturday March 25 at the Legacy Golf Resort. You can register for the golf tournament on this website.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Moderator: William L. Norton III

8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Recent Developments
Judge Randolph J. Haines (ret.)
Judge Keith M. Lundin (ret.)
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Recent Developments (cont.)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ethical Issues
Susan M. Freeman
Edward K. Bernatavicius
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Litigation in Chapter 11 Cases
  • Discovery
  • Contested Confirmation
  • Post-Confirmation Litigation
Judge Eddward P. Ballinger
Scott B. Cohen
William L. Norton III
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Evidence in Bankruptcy Litigation
Judge Eddward P. Ballinger

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Moderator: Judge Keith M. Lundin

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Consumer Issues: Open Forum
  • Chapter 7 Issues
  • Dischargeability Isssues
  • Mortgage Issues
  • Chapter 13 Issues
Judge Keith M. Lundin (ret.)
Judge Madeleine C. Wanslee
Russell Brown
Andrea Wimmer
Ronda J. Winnecour
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Open Forum (cont.)
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Hon. Robert G. Mooreman Bankruptcy Bar Golf Tournament

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Moderator: Judge Leif M. Clark

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Chapter 11 Open Forum
Judge Leif M. Clark (ret.)
Judge Dan P. Collins
Rob Charles
William L. Norton III
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Open Forum (cont.)