Bankruptcy 101: The Essentials

Christopher S. Baxter

Hahn Loeser attorney Christopher S. Baxter covered essential bankruptcy topics as part of a Federal Practice Seminar he presented to the Federal Bar Association designed to inform newly admitted attorneys and help them avoid common pitfalls. Topics included:

  • Relevant statutes and authorities
  • Parties (debtor, debtor-in-possession, creditor, creditors’ committee, trustee, etc.)
  • Automatic stay
  • Types of bankruptcy cases (Chapters 7, 11, 13, 12, 9, 15)
  • The estate & exemptions
  • Bankruptcy judges and subject-matter jurisdiction
  • Core & non-core proceedings
  • Bankruptcy appeals

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