The Seventh Annual Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal Symposium will be held on March 4, 2010.  The schedule for the event is below. You can register by clicking here.


Symposium Schedule

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Registration and Breakfast

8:45 am – 8:50 am
    Dean David Partlett

8:50 am – 9:50 am
Panel Discussion
“Ponzi Schemes—Bankruptcy Court v. Federal Court Equity Receivership”:  The Business Bankruptcy Panel

      Featured Panelists:

The Honorable Paul W. Bonapfel, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia

John Mills, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Todd Neilson, LECG

William Hicks, Securities and Exchange Commission, Atlanta Regional Office

9:50 am – 10:20 am
Coffee and Refreshments

10:20 am – 11:20 am
Panel Discussion
“Views from the Bench—Five Years of BAPCPA”:  The Consumer Bankruptcy Panel

      Featured Panelists:

The Honorable Keith M. Lundin, United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Tennessee

The Honorable Cecelia G. Morris, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York

The Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia

Professor Jack Williams, Georgia State University College of Law

11:20 am – 11:50 am
Coffee and Refreshments

11:50 am – 12:50 pm
Panel Discussion
“Ethics 2.0—The Ethical Challenges and Pitfalls Web 2.0 Presents to Bankruptcy Attorneys”: The Ethics Panel

     Featured Panelists:

Mark Duedall, Hunton & Williams

Steve Jakubowski, Coleman Law Firm/ Bankruptcy Litigation Blog

Kevin O’Keefe, LexBlog, Inc.

Scott Riddle, The Law Office of Scott B. Riddle/Georgia Bankruptcy Law Blog

12:50 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch


Tull Auditorium
Emory University School of Law
1301 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Map and Directions


Please note: parking has changed from previous years. Click here for more information.


If you have any questions or suggestions about the symposium, please contact Robert Rhodes or Trevor Pinkerton.

We look forward to your attendance,

Robert F. Rhodes
Executive Symposium Editor

Trevor G. Pinkerton
Symposium Editor
Notes and Comments Editor