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Thursday, April 30 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA)

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The Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) takes effect on February 19, 2020. NACBA is pleased to provide this one-day intensive pre-conference program on SBRA, focusing on how best to represent small business debtors under SBRA. SBRA is a new addition to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and fills a much-needed gap for debtors caught between Chapter 11 and Chapter 13. SBRA is designed for a small business debtors engaged in commercial or business activity with a current debt limit of $2,725,625. SBRA reduces many of the harsh deadlines and stresses put on small businesses who filed under Chapter 11.

Introduction to SBRA (Sub-Chapter V)
  • Compare and contrast SBRA to Chapter 11 and Chapter 13
    • Benefits
    • Burdens
  • Review New Rules
  • Review New Forms (w/Sample Forms)
  • Intake Process and Evaluation of a Potential SBRA Case
  • Engagement, Retainer Agreements, and Fees (w/Sample Forms)
  • Practical Checklists, Deadlines, and Motions (w/Sample Forms)
  • Engaging Support Staff for the Success of the Case
  • Best Practices and Ethics
  • UST Role in SBRA Cases
  • Filing your first Ch. V Case
  • Strategies for Confirming Your Plan
  • Consequences of Dismissed Cases
  • Concluding a SBRA Case

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Lei Lei Wang Ekvall

Managing Partner, Smiley Wang-Ekvall, LLP
LEI LEI WANG EKVALL is a partner of Smiley Wang-Ekvall, LLP.  She received her undergraduate degree in information and computer science in 1988 from the University of California, Irvine and her law degree in 1992 from the University of Southern California.  Ms. Wang Ekvall served... Read More →
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Dan Press

Chung & Press P.C.
Daniel M. Press is a bankruptcy lawyer with the law firm of Chung & Press, P.C., in McLean, Virginia. A 1988 magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, he was an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. He received his B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University. After... Read More →
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Brett Weiss

Managing Member, The Weiss Law Group, LLC
Brett Weiss, a senior partner at the Weiss Law Group, LLC, has been representing people and businesses in all phases of bankruptcy for over 25 years. He has experience in complex individual Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, and in Chapter 11 small business restructuring... Read More →
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Mary Beth Ausbrooks

Owner/Attorney, Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC
Ms. Ausbrooks practices in Nashville and is the owner of the consumer debtor firm of Rothschild & Ausbrooks, PLLC. Mary Beth is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.  She is a board certified Consumer Bankruptcy Specialist and has been certified as such by the American... Read More →
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Steven Fox

Owner, The Fox Law Corporation
I joined NACBA in the mid-90s and have been a member since then. I am a founder of the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association in Los Angeles. I chair the bankruptcy section of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association which is located in Los Angeles.I limit my practice... Read More →
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Roksana Moradi-Brovia

Partner, Resnik Hayes Moradi LLP
Roksana D. Moradi-Brovia is a partner at RESNIK HAYES MORADI LLP. She is a California Certified Bankruptcy Specialist and member of NACBA.Ms. Moradi-Brovia has dedicated her legal career to representation of both individuals and businesses navigating through Chapter 7 and Chapter... Read More →
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Wayne Greenwald

Lighter SideWayne Greenwald is rumored to be a competent bankruptcy anddebtor-creditor lawyer.  Draw your own conclusions.  Wayne drinks bourbon, smoke cigars and skis pretty well for a fat, old former racing coach.  In 2017, he represented the U.S. in an international cigar smoking... Read More →
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Hon. Scott Clarkson

Scott C. Clarkson was appointed to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California on January 20, 2011. Judge Clarkson sits in the Santa Ana Division of the Central District of California and hears Chapter 7 and 11 cases filed in both Riverside and Santa... Read More →

Thursday April 30, 2020 9:00am - 4:00pm PDT
Studio A-B