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The SVBF sponsors many programs throughout the year. Visit this website often for notices of upcoming programs. Current programs include:

14th Annual Northern California Bankruptcy Conference
February 6-7, 2015
Hyatt Regency Sacramento
Click here for info and registration

 

Past Programs

Emerging Insolvency Issues: Lien-Stripping, Exemptions and Jurisdiction
Friday, August 22, 2014
at McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, CA


13th Annual Northern California Bankruptcy Conference
February 7-8, 2014
Hyatt Regency Sacramento



Ask The Judges
Thursday, November 14, 6:00 - 8:30 PM
Hyatt Regency Sacramento



12th Annual Northern California Bankruptcy Conference

February 1-2, 2013
Hyatt Regency Sacramento


 

SVBF Annual Fall Seminar
Date: September 28, 2012, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Place: University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Lecture Hall


11th Annual Northern California Bankruptcy Conference
Date: March 23 & 24, 2012
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento


Ask The Judges
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento


Foreclosure Defense
Date: Friday, August 19, 2011, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
          Saturday, August 20, 2011, 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento


How to Get it Right - The First Time - Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Chapters 7 & 13
Date: Friday, July 8, 2011
Registration 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Educational Programs 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Place: University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law Lecture Hall


The Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Practice Institute
Date: Tuesday, February 22 - Thursday, February 24, 2011
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento

With Faculty: Judge Keith Lundin, Hank Hildebrand, Chapter :13 Trustee, Judge William Brown (Retired), Richardo Kilpatrick, Esq.
 


10th Annual Bankruptcy Conference
Date: Friday, February 25 - Saturday, February 26, 2011
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento
MCLE: 12 hours of MCLE credit will be provided

Featuring: Judge Keith Lundin, Hank Hildebrand, Retired Judge William Brown and case law update. 


SVBF Summer Program
Date: September 30, 2010
Place: Sheraton Grand, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 5.75 hours of MCLE credit available

This program will cover the following topics:

  • Bankers' Panel: Dealing with the Troubled Commercial Borrower (Or: "What's Driving the Bank That's Driving You Crazy")
  • Key Confirmation Issues in the Individual Chapter 11 Case
  • Keynote Speaker, Ron Greenspan (FTI Consulting): Subordination of Senior Lender Liens in Bankruptcy
  • Receivers' Panel: The Interplay (or is it "The War") Between Bankruptcy and Receivership
  • Efficient Discovery Practice in Contested Matters and Adversary Proceedings


Ask the Judges
Date: November 3, 2010, 6:30 p.m.
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento



How To Get It Right - The First Time
Date: Friday, August 6, 2010
Place: McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 5 hours of MCLE credit available

Areas covered:
  • Common Mistakes with Eletronic Document Filing
  • Ethics
  • Pre-filing Meetings with the Client
  • Preparing Bankruptcy Paperwork
  • Motion Practice



9th Annual Northern California Bankruptcy Conference
Date: February 19-20, 2010
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 12 hours of MCLE credit available, including 1 hour of ethics and 1 hour of substance abuse

The program includes:
  • Author and columnist Liz Pulliam Weston speaking on The Economy and Bankruptcy: An Overview
  • Counsel for the National Consumer Law Center Tara Twomey discussing Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing
  • Foreclosure Defense and Other Alternatives to Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 7 and 13 Means Test
  • Tax Issues and Your Client
  • Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession
  • Judge Eugene Wedoff ~ A Special Presentation
  • Ethics
  • Judges' Roundtable


Ask the Judges
Date: November 3, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento
 

SVBF 2009 Summer Program
Date: August 21, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Place: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 5.75 hours of MCLE credit available

Topics include:
  • Bankruptcy: A Practicum
  • Loan Modification Issues: A Review of California Law, State Bar Rules & Current Trends
  • Bankruptcy's New Frontier: Individual Chapter 11's after BAPCPA
  • Cash Collateral: Using Cash in Bankruptcy and Not Getting Burned
  • Post Discharge Problems



8th Annual Norther California Bankruptcy Conference
Date: February 27-28, 2009
Place: Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 12 hours of MCLE credit available, including 1 hour of ethics and 1 hour of bias

The program includes the following topics:
  • Case Law Updates by Judges Lundin and Brown and Trustee Hank Hildebrand
  • Pending Legistation Review
  • Chapter 7 Means Testing
  • Ethics and Bias Programs
  • Assistant U.S. Trustee Panel
  • Judges Roundtable



Ask the Judges Program
Date: November 6, 2008
Place: Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento



Reprenting Clients with Distressed Properties? The Real Estate, Tax and State Law Every Bankruptcy Practicioner Should Know
Date: August 15, 2008
Place: Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento
MCLE: 4.25 hours of MCLE credit available



7th Annual Northern California Bankruptcy Conference
Date: February 22-23, 2008
Place: Radisson Hotel, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 12 hours of MCLE credit available, including 1.5 hours of ethics and 1 hour of substance abuse
The program includes:
  • Substance Abuse
  • Chapter 7 Means Testing—A Case Update
  • Ninth Circuit BAP Judges’ Mock Court
  • BAPCPA, Ethics and Malpractice
  • Credit Issues
  • 524(i) and RESPA
  • Ethics Through the Looking Glass
  • Chapter 13 Trustee Panel


Ask the Judges Program
Date: November 14, 2007, 5:30p.m.
Place: Embassy Suites
MCLE: 1 hour of MCLE credit available
Featuring: Judges McManus, Klein, Holman, Lee and Bardwil



Chapter 13 and 7 Practice after BAPCPA
Date: August 17, 2007, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Place: McGeorge School of Law
MCLE: Up to 3.5 hours of MCLE credit available
Topics include:
  • What You Need to Know to Get a Chapter 13 Plan Confirmed
  • U.S. Trustee Audits
  • Lien Stripping/910 Claims


6th Annual Northern California Bankruptcy Conference
Date: February 9-10, 2007
Place: Radisson Hotel, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 12.25 hours of MCLE credit available, including 1 hour of ethics and 1 hour of bias
The program includes the following topics:
  • Means Test
  • Case Law Updates after BAPCPA
  • Marketing and Technology
  • Ethics
  • 910 Claims and Other Hot Topics
  • Chapters 7, 11, and 13 Tax Issues
  • Bias
  • Chapter 11 Matters
  • Judge's Roundtable



Deposition Disasters and How to Avoid Them
Date: November 16, 2006
Time: 5 - 8 p.m.
Place: Radisson Hotel, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 1.5 hours of MCLE and CE credit available



A Judges’ Roundtable Addressing: The Ten Most Common, Avoidable Mistakes in Trial and Law and Motion Matters
Date: October 13, 2006
Time: 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Place: McGeorge School of Law
MCLE: Up to 3 hours of MCLE and CE credit available



5th Annual Northern California Bankruptcy Conference
Date: February 10-11, 2006
Place: Radisson Hotel, Sacramento
MCLE: Up to 12.5 hours of MCLE credit available, including 1 hour of ethics and 1 hour of substance abuse. This annual two-day conference has been a smashing success in years past. The program includes:
  • “Current Hot Topics,” by Judge Thomas F. Waldron
  • Prefiling Debt Counseling and Post Filing Debtor Education
  • Credit Issues in Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Bankruptcy Under the New Code
  • Chapter 11 as an Alternative to 7 or 13
  • Ethics under the New Code
  • Chapter 7 Trustee's Panel
  • Bad Faith Chapter 11's
  • Substance Abuse
  • Chapter 13 Trustee's Panel
  • Judge's Roundtable


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