Erika Hart spoke on a panel including Judge Joel Applebaum (U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Flint) on December 5, 2019 regarding Key Takeaways from the recent Small Business Restructuring Act of 2019, which created a new Subchapter V Small Business bankruptcy, to take effect in February 2020. See Erika’s update regarding the act here.
Erika D. Hart was a featured panel speaker October 25, 2018 at the Consumer Bankruptcy Association dinner seminar regarding Evidentiary Issues in Bankruptcy. The panel spoke to other attorneys in the bankruptcy field about unique evidentiary issues that arise in bankruptcy, including admission of appraisal evidence, deposition transcripts, bank records and preparation for evidentiary hearings […]
American Bankruptcy Institute’s Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference November 10, 2017
At the invitation of Chief Bankruptcy Court Judge Phillip J. Shefferly, Charles J. Taunt spoke at the annual American Bankruptcy Institute Detroit Bankruptcy Conference attended by hundreds of bankruptcy and insolvency lawyers and other professionals every year. Chuck spoke on a panel that included Bankruptcy Judge Mark A. Randon about valuation techniques and standards, a topic being […]
Chuck Taunt and Erika Hart attended the 56th Annual ICLE Probate & Estate Planning Institute Seminar June 21st and June 22nd. They attend every year to learn and study the latest developments some of which are immediately put to use for our clients. This training makes them eligible to maintain their Probate & Estate Planning […]
Charles J. Taunt is a board member and general counsel of St. Michael’s Academy in Petoskey, Michigan. St. Michael’s Academy is a five year old Catholic High School in Petoskey Michigan, which celebrated its inaugural commencement on Sunday May 28, 2017. The five graduating seniors were offered a total of $300,000 in academic scholarships and […]
Erika D. Hart of our firm recently was a speaker at the American Bankruptcy Institute (“ABI”) Consumer Bankruptcy Conference held in Troy, Michigan November 11, 2016. Erika was one of 3 members of a panel that addressed current hot topics in Chapter 7 bankruptcy, including: ethical and professional responsibility issues for consumer attorneys in bankruptcy […]
Attorneys Erika D. Hart and Charles J. Taunt recently attended the Institute of Continuing Legal Education that is co-sponsored by the State Bar of Michigan’s 56th Annual Estate Planning Institute. This annual conference, an integral component of their continuing certification included training in the areas of specialized IRA Trusts, Income Tax Aspects of Family Businesses […]
Dean R. Nelson, Jr. of our firm recently was a speaker at the American Bankruptcy Institute (“ABI”) Central States Workshop held in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin June 16, 2016 – June 19, 2016. Dean was one of 4 members of a panel that addressed ethical and professional responsibility issues for consumer attorneys in bankruptcy cases. The […]
Charles Taunt serves on the board of St. Michael’s Academy in Petoskey, Michigan and as general counsel. Chuck worked with Community Bank, Harbor Springs to secure financing and on December 22nd completed the purchase of a new school building by the St. Michael’s Foundation. Our firm created the 501(c)(3) foundation and secured tax exempt status […]
Charles J. Taunt attended the 41st Annual Notre Dame Tax & Estate Planning Institute in South Bend, Indiana on September 16, 17, and 18, 2015. This nationally recognized Seminar featured presentations by experts on tax and estate planning and administration.