The Atlanta Lawyer December 2018 / January 2019 - Page 26

SECTION UPDATE BANKRUPTCY The Bankruptcy Section hosted its Annual Fall Social on October 18, 2018, at Venkman’s. Over 60 section members attended and enjoyed the oppor- tunity to meet and greet the newest members of the Northern District of Georgia bankruptcy bench, the Honorable Jeffery W. Cavender and the Honorable Sage M. Sigler. The Bankruptcy Section also hosted its Bankruptcy Section Breakfast on November 8, 2018, at the offic- es of Arnall Golden Gregory. The breakfast included a presentation by Elizabeth B. Rose, Partner at the law firm of Caiola & Rose, LLC, entitled, “Intersec- tion of Franchise and Bankruptcy Law.” Registration is now open for the next Bankruptcy Section Breakfast, which will take place on Thurs- day, January 17, 2019, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The event will be held at the offices of Alston & Bird. The breakfast will include a presentation by Nathan Juster, an attorney with the Home Defense Program at the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, entitled, “Home Loss Mitigation – Loan Modifications and More.” We hope you will be able to join us. Save the Date Please save the date for the following events. • The Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Year in Review CLE program will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019, at the Capital City Club Downtown. 26 December 2018/January 2019 • The Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal Sym- posium will be held on February 21, 2019, at Tull Auditorium, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA. • The Bankruptcy Section 2019 David W. Pollard Award & Spring CLE Program will be held on May 16, 2019, at the Ansley Golf Club. Board of Directors The Officers and Board members for the 2018-2019 year are: Vania Allen (Chair), Melissa Davey (Chair- Elect), Bruce Walker (Secretary), Gregory Taube (Treasurer), Hon. Jeffery W. Cavender (Immediate Past Chair), Michael Bargar, Sameer Kapoor, Aimee Pickett Sanders, CC Schnapp, Howie Slomka, and Doroteya Wozniak (Members at Large). Contact Us If you have any proposals for Bankruptcy Section activities or projects, please contact any of the offi- cers or board members. We look forward to another great year and welcome your participation. Doroteya N. Wozniak James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP