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Spring CLE Series: Bankruptcy 201: A Practical Guide for Practitioners

The presentation will provide an overview of the fundamental features of chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code and clarify basic Bankruptcy Code issues and practical features of bankruptcy litigation. Participants will have an opportunity to learn dos and don’ts of representing creditors and get a practical insight into the bankruptcy court system.

Paulina Garga-Chmiel is an attorney with Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. and represents creditors in foreclosure litigation, bankruptcy matters, collection actions, breach of contract disputes, evictions and other banking concerns, including loss mitigation. Named as an Emerging Lawyer for 2020, Paulina speaks fluent Polish and is an active member of the Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee for the Northern District of Illinois, Polish American Chamber of Commerce, and Advocates Society, the Association of Polish-American Attorneys.

REGISTRATION FOR THE SPRING CLE SERIES: All sessions will be hosted on IPA's newest member benefit, IPA Connect, and are all FREE for IPA members. Prospective members can attend the entire series for the low cost of $75, or may join the IPA for 2021 and receive the added benefit of dual membership in the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA) as well as FREE attendance at all 2021 lunch-and-learns, virtual networking events, and discounted registration for the IPA's Fall Education Conference.

Registration on IPA Connect is required (members will need to be logged in to the IPA Connect platform to register for FREE - if you don't remember your password, enter your email address associated with your IPA membership and click to reset your password).

When it is time to join this webinar, you will log into IPA Connect, click on "Events", then on "Conferences", and join the live event.

Questions? Contact IPA's Executive Director, Yvonne Kriss, at

Thursday, April 8, 2021, 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Additional Info:
Yvonne Kriss
815-630-3535 (p)
Education Conferences
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only