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

Upcoming Programs

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

Click here for information and program registration.
Any questions can be directed to George Hollister at hollisterlaw@earthlink.net


Past Programs

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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