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Frances O'Meara to Speak at 2015 Legal Malpractice & Risk Management Seminar

February 25, 2015

Being in and Getting out of Bankruptcy Court

The panel will discuss the benefits, concerns and challenges associated with defending legal malpractice claims in bankruptcy court. Panelists will review recent notable opinions and discuss what options and defenses the professional may assert to avoid the quagmire that one court compared to a Grimm fairy tale. The panel will also explore the difference between core and noncore proceedings, and the risks and benefits associated with withdrawing the reference.