Learn about the Bankruptcy Section

An organization which supports attorneys practicing bankruptcy law in Western Michigan through education, practice development, professional recognition and social events.


State of the Court Luncheon

This was held on Friday, October 4, 2019, in the International Ballroom of the JW Marriott Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Judge Dales and Court Clerk Wilson made remarks about the present state of our bankruptcy practice. We presented the Judge James D. Gregg Education Award to Chapter 13 Trustee Barbara Foley in recognition for […]

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31st Annual Bankruptcy Section Seminar

We held our annual Summer Seminar from July 26 – 28, 2019 at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville, Michigan. As always, the educational offerings were excellent. For the second year in a row, we held the Trial Advocacy Skills Workshop, led by 5 judges and new Clerk of the court, Michelle Wilson. We also honored […]

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Bankruptcy Boot Camp 2019

Thanks to Michelle Wilson, who organized this event which was held on Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Eberhard Center, Grand Valley State University. This event was designed for attorneys newer to bankruptcy practice or those looking to brush up their skills. It covered client intake, preparation of schedules, preparation of a chapter 13 plan, […]

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