University of Pittsburgh
The Office of Professional and Career Development presents

American College of Bankruptcy Program "Insights in Bankruptcy Practice"

February 12, 2013 - 12:15pm1:15pm
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
3900 Forbes Avenue Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

 

The American College of Bankruptcy Liaison Committee is pleased to announce an exciting career-oriented initiative for students attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Duquesne University School of Law.   A core mission of the College is to enhance the highest quality of bankruptcy practice by fostering interest and knowledge in the area.  Toward that end, the College is offering law school students in Pittsburgh a unique opportunity to participate in a program designed to educate law students about bankruptcy law and the role it plays in the world economy.  This 60-minute program will:
 
•             Discuss the role bankruptcy plays in the world economy;
 
•             Describe the role of the bankruptcy attorney as the last great generalist in the American legal tradition; and
 
•             Encourage law students to consider a career in bankruptcy law and to imagine the problem-solving and other skills required to be a successful bankruptcy attorney.
 
Panelists and professors will be on hand to answer questions, provide information, and lead the interactive portion of the course.  Professors Harry Flechtner and Mark Yochum, of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Duquesne University School of Law, respectively, will be portraying the debtors during the interactive portion of the program.
 
Our distinguished panelists include: Douglas Campbell, Esq. and Stanley Levine, Esq, of Campbell & Levine, LLC; Paul Singer, Esq., Reed Smith; and George Snyder, Esq., Stonecipher Law Firm.
 
The program will run from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. and lunch will be provided to attendees after the event in the Alcoa Room, located on the second floor of the law school.
 
Students from both Pitt Law and Duquesne Law must register for this event on Symplicity in order to attend the seminar and lunch.
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