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Ciara L. Rogers to Speak at NABT 2022 Annual Conference

Jun 09, 2022

Attorney Ciara L. Rogers will be speaking at the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT) 2022 Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 10. Her presentation, “Discharges in Subchapter V, What Has Changed from Chapter 11, What Remains the Same,” will discuss how the Small Business Reorganization Act has altered the timing and breadth of the Chapter 11 discharge in Subchapter V cases. This session seeks to dive into what has changed with the Chapter 11 discharge in Subchapter V cases, what has remained the same, and how courts are interpreting these new provisions. Have fun and safe travels, Ciara!

Jennifer Lyday to Speak at NABT 2022 Annual Conference

Jun 02, 2022

Attorney Jennifer Lyday will be speaking at the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT) 2022 Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia next week on June 9. Her presentation, “Show Me the Money: Practical Issues at the Intersection of Subchapter V Trustees and Estate Funds,” will discuss how to navigate the many issues at the intersection of Subchapter V Trustees and money such as: the duties that come into plan when Subchapter V trustees are handling estate funds; the circumstances under which a Subchapter V trustee may be required to handle estate funds; whether Subchapter V trustees must always distribute the money in non-consensual plans; whether Subchapter V trustees can be forced to distribute the money in consensual plans; the mechanics of and strategies for distributing money in Subchapter V cases; how and when to request approval of Subchapter V fees; what types of fees are being approved for Subchapter V fees; and tax reporting considerations. Have fun and safe travels, Jennifer!

WWBB Attorneys Jennifer B. Lyday and Diana Santos Johnson Volunteer for Pro Bono Programs

May 25, 2022

Congratulations to Waldrep Wall Babcock & Bailey PLLC Attorneys Jennifer B. Lyday and Diana Santos Johnson who are now attorney volunteers for the Pro Bono programs offered in the Middle District and Eastern District Bankruptcy Courts. The pro bono programs provide a volunteer attorney to assist certain unrepresented parties that are unable to employ an attorney on their own behalf (pro se) with adversary proceedings and certain contested matters.

Diana Santos Johnson Featured on the North Carolina Bar Association’s Website

May 20, 2022

Waldrep Wall Babcock & Bailey PLLC Attorney Diana Santos Johnson participated in the "4ALL Statewide Service Day" on Friday, March 4 and was recently featured on the North Carolina Bar Association’s Website for her volunteer efforts. Click here to read more. Thank you for all that you do for our community and state!

4ALL Statewide Service Day, held this year on March 4, is an annual call-a-lawyer pro bono program that engages hundreds of volunteer attorneys to provide free legal information to thousands of North Carolinians, from the mountains to the coast. 4ALL is the NC Bar Foundation’s largest annual pro bono program. Each spring, Waldrep Wall Babcock & Bailey PLLC lawyers join forces to provide advice, information, and resources to callers seeking information regarding North Carolina-related legal matters. Furthermore, our attorneys take an active role in promoting and mobilizing their peers to participate in this pro bono event.

Jennifer Lyday Participates as Expert Panelist at the 2022 IWIRC 19th Annual Spring Conference

May 02, 2022

Our very own Jennifer Lyday was one of the expert panelists at the International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation's (IWIRC) 19th Annual Spring Conference held this year in Washington D.C. from April 27 to April 28.

For more than 25 years, IWIRC has been connecting women worldwide. Across the board room, courtroom and the continents, their diverse relationships make IWIRC the premier organization for women in the restructuring and insolvency professions.

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