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Consumer Bankruptcy Basics

Total Credits: 3.0 CLE, 1.0 Ethics

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Original Program Date:
May 22, 2018


This practical course is intended to give you an introduction to consumer bankruptcy law and covers basics for those new to this practice area.
You will learn how to:

  • Evaluate your client’s situation – is bankruptcy the right option?
  • Understand differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy
  • Assess which Chapter is best for your client
  • Collect fees ethically, including a discussion on unbundled services

Michele Mirto, Executive Director, Step Up to Justice
Melissa Spiller-Shiner, Director of Community Outreach, Step Up to Justice

Hon. Scott Gan, United States Bankruptcy Court
Nancy March, Fennemore Craig PC
Isaac Rothschild, Mesch Clark & Rothschild PC

About Step Up to Justice
Step Up to Justice is an award winning, full-service, free civil legal center for low-income individuals and families in Pima County, powered by the talents of volunteer attorneys.  For more information about the program, and to volunteer, visit
StepUp to Justice Volunteers: Contact Michele Mirto at to receive your coupon code for discounted registration fee for the live program (discount is only valid for the live program).