Bankruptcy Law Section

The Bankruptcy Law Section focuses on issues involving bankruptcy law. The section’s executive committee develops projects for its members ranging from legislative proposals to their annual two-day Bankruptcy Forum and associated social events.

Chair
Miller Martin PLLC
832 Georgia Ave # 1200
Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289
(423)785-8383
Vice-Chair
Tennessee Attorney General's...
Po Box 20207
Nashville, TN 37202-4015
(615)741-1935
Immediate Past Chair
Wilson & Assoc PLLC
5050 Poplar Ave., Suite 115
Memphis, TN 38157
(901)578-9914
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Boys Scouts of America Considers Chapter 11 Filing

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is struggling financially as costs mount for defending against allegations of  sexual abuse of boys, NBC News reports.  The nonprofit organization is exploring all options to continue its programming without interruption, including filing for Chapter 11 protection. Following some controversial policy changes — including the removal of a ban on openly gay members, accepting openly gay adult scout leaders, accepting girls into the program and changing the program name to a gender-neutral alternative — the Mormon Church decided to end its 105-year partnership with the BSA. The strategy of filing for Chapter 11 protection is not uncommon; many religious groups and dioceses have filed for Chapter 11 protections during settlement negotiations with victims. USA Gymnastics also filed for bankruptcy while the organization deals with a mountain of lawsuits related to the Larry Nassar scandal.   

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Missed the Creditors Practice Forum? Never Fear ... Online Videos are Here!

If you missed the section’s annual forum back in September, check out the online videos that are now available to purchase on the TBA website: 

The CLE deadline is quickly approaching, and TBA’s vast catalog of online videos provide the much-needed flexibility to work around a busy schedule. 

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