When the Cows Come Home and Other Basics for Non-Bankruptcy Lawyers

Legal Area:        Bankruptcy Family Business Civil Litigation
Total Credit Hours:        1.00
Ethics Credit Included:        0.25
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2021
Information:        LAST CHANCE $10

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

CLEonline.com, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide bankruptcy basics and overview for the non-bankruptcy attorney. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on April 11, 2017.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

    • History of Bankruptcy

    • Structure of Bankruptcy Code

    • Overview of Main Types of Bankruptcies

    • Life Cycle of Typical Bankruptcy Cases

    • Overview of Claims and Filing Proof of Claim

    • Preferences and Fraudulent Transfers

    Speaker: John Akard, Jr., an attorney with the firm of Coplen & Banks, P.C.  Education:  John received his B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University in 1988. He received his J.D. in 1994 from Texas Tech University where he graduated magna cum laude. John is also a Certified Public Accountant. Following law school, John worked for the Texas 14th District Court of Appeals as a briefing attorney to Justice Norman Lee. John is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston and American Bar Associations, the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA, www.attorney-cpa.com) and Solos Supporting Solos (and ad hoc organization of solo practitioners, www.sososupportingsolos.org). As a very active member of the AAA-CPA, he served as a Board Member and President of the Texas Chapter. He has also been nominated to join the Executive Committee of AAA-CPA. In addition to the practice of law, John is an Independent Trustee of the Commonwealth International Series Trust which is made up of four (4) publicly traded mutual funds: Japan (CNJFX), Australia/New Zealand (CNZLX), Real Estate Securities (CNREX) and Global Funds (CNGLX) (www.commonwealthfunds.com). He serves as the Chair of the Funds Audit Committee and as its Financial Expert. More information may be found on his firm's website.

    Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas:

       1.00 Hour     Personal Injury Trial Law
       1.00 Hour     Civil Trial Law
       1.00 Hour     Civil Appellate Law
       1.00 Hour     Consumer Law


    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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