How and When to Discharge Private Student Loans in Bankruptcy

Webinar Date: 
November 7, 2019
Focus Area: 

With over $1.5 trillion in student loan debt nationwide, borrowers are seeking solutions to put an end to their high-interest private student loan debt. Consumer bankruptcy attorneys would benefit the most from this webinar, but these arguments can also be used in settlement negotiations outside of bankruptcy.

What You Will Learn

  • How to find and recognize good potential dischargeability cases.
  • What tools you will need in order to identify and litigate issues like the cost of education, ineligible institution, ineligible student and educational benefit.
  • Discharge, settlement, and payment of attorney’s fees.

Speaker

Christie Arkovich has been an AV-rated Florida licensed attorney for more than twenty-five years since graduating from Stetson College of Law in 1992. Christie was former trial counsel for Sallie Mae, ECMC, and other student loan servicers and guarantors in the late 1990s and early 2000s. She "switched sides" and now represents student loan borrowers and other debtors both inside and outside of bankruptcy. She recently served on the Student Loan Committee for the new (and first in the nation) Student Loan Management Program in the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Purchase

Private member rate: 
50.00
Legal aid/public interest/military/law student member rate: 
$30.00
Non-member rate: 
$90.00
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