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The Collision of Marijuana Law and Bankruptcy
When: August 29, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Where: District Court for the Southern District of California, Jury Lounge – 333 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
Join our esteemed panelists as they explore the interplay between the Controlled Substances Act and Prop 64, aka The Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Our panelists will discuss compliance and federal banking issues, and explore how the conflicting legal landscapes affect the ability of medical marijuana businesses to seek federal bankruptcy protection. The program will highlight recent bankruptcy court rulings on the issue of whether state-sanctioned marijuana growers and dispensaries are eligible for bankruptcy relief, and the current position of the US Trustee. Our panelists will also advise on the duties of lawyers and accountants and how to effectively counsel clients about these issues.
This program qualifies for 1 hour general CA MCLE credit.
The Honorable Peter W. Bowie, Ret.
Richard M. Kipperman, Chapter 7 Trustee
Janet Dean Gertz, Esq., Barnes & Thornburg LLP
SDBF Members: $10.00
Government Employee, Solo Practitioner, Paraprofessional SDBF Members: $5.00
Government Employee, Solo Practitioner, Paraprofessional Non-Members: $20.00
A Panera Bread boxed lunch is available upon request at registration for an additional fee of $15.00. The lunch will include your choice of a turkey, ham, or vegetarian sandwich, chips, cookie, and a bottled water.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Westgate Hotel, 1055 2nd Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Please join us on September 6, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. on the Riviera Terrace of the Westgate Hotel to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Southern District of California Bankruptcy Court's Annual Mediation Program, as well as the Legal Aid Clinic Appreciation Awards Ceremony.
The event will allow us to express our appreciation for the many individuals who have volunteered their time to the Bankruptcy Court's Mediation Panel and the Legal Aid Clinic. The event will include complimentary champagne, an assortment of appetizers and a cash bar.
Hosts: The Honorable Louise DeCarl Adler and the Honorable Margaret M. Mann.
Parking in Hotel Parking Structure $18.00 with Validation from Event.
Please register prior to September 5, 2018. Registration is $10.00 more at the door.
SAVE THE DATE - Interplay Between State Court Judgments and Nondischargeability in Bankruptcy
When: September 19, 2018, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Where: The Federal Court Jury Lounge - 333 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
Will your state court judgment be nondischargeable under 11 U.S.C. Section 523(a)? Join esteemed panelists, including the Honorable Christopher B. Latham, Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California, as they discuss the interplay between state court judgments and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court. The moderated panel will explore facets of nondischargeability under sections 523(a)(2) and (a)(6), collateral estoppel based on state court judgments, and other procedural and practical pointers for both bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy court practitioners.
This program is eligible for 1 hour general CA MCLE credit.
Additional details will be posted closer to the event.