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  • Litigating Adversary Proceedings in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases
  • Managing Student Loans in Bankruptcy
  • Student Loans: Is Bankruptcy the Right Choice
  • Discharge Violations
  • Reimagine Damages: Automatic Stay and Discharge Violation in Bankruptcy Court

Why These Videos Are Helpful

Are you interested in handling both consumer cases and bankruptcy cases? Do you want to file adversary proceedings in your consumer practice? Do you want to learn how to use bankruptcy courts to prosecute not only the discharge violation that occurs with post-discharge reporting of an unpaid balance, but the related FDCPA, FCRA, and UDAP claims? Are you curious about how your bankruptcy practice can handle student loan cases? Want to learn how to maximize damage awards in automatic stay and discharge violation cases? This webinar series is geared to beginner and intermediate bankruptcy practitioners who want to spot consumer cases that arise from bankruptcy.

What You Will Learn

  • How to file an adversary proceeding pursuant to the Bankruptcy Rules and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • How and when to address student loans in bankruptcy
  • How to address discharge violations in bankruptcy cases
  • How to develop automatic stay cases to maximize damages following the In re Sundquist decision.


Josh Cohen started his own law firm in 2008 and focuses his practice on helping people with student loan problems.

Stephen M. Dunne has been practicing consumer bankruptcy law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since 2008 and currently serves as the Pennsylvania chairperson to the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA).

Jay Fleischman, a partner at Shaev and Fleischman, has twenty years’ experience in consumer law, focusing on student loans, bankruptcy, debt collection, and credit reporting.

Brett Freeman is an associate at Sabatini Law Firm, LLC, which has offices in Dunmore and Wilkes-Barre, PA. He concentrates his practice on representing consumers in cases brought under the TCPA and the FDCPA, and he also represents consumers in bankruptcy court litigation.

O. Max Gardner, III is recognized as one of the leading lawyers in America in the area of predatory mortgage servicing and the standing of mortgage servicers in consumer bankruptcy cases.

Christina L. Henry is an attorney with Henry & DeGraaff, PS, in Seattle, WA. The litigation focuses on bankruptcy issues under the automatic stay, violations of the bankruptcy discharge, and litigation under the FDCPA, FCRA, and the Washington State Consumer Protection Act.

Mr. D.J. Rausa worked eight years for a consumer bankruptcy law firm before breaking out on his own in 2002. Mr. Rausa is also an experienced student loan lawyer.