Jim Cossitt Featured Speaker at Conference for Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

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crbbaJim Cossitt is slated to be a featured speaker at the Annual Conference of the Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association (CRBBA), where he will be discussing the various techniques and outer limits of pre-bankruptcy exemption planning.Pre bankruptcy exemption planning, also known as asset protection planning, is the legal advice provided to financially distressed people so as to allow them to retain as many assets as possible or protect those assets from creditor claims.

The CRBBA is an organization comprised of local bankruptcy attorneys throughout the Capital Region of New York. Its main purpose is to provide educational support and networking between the members and local bankruptcy practitioners. Their annual conference continues to bring together a nationally renowned faculty of judges, academics and practitioners.

The Conference will be held November 11-12, 2016, at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, NY.

About Jim Cossitt

Jim has legal experience spanning  four decades in the areas of bankruptcy, workouts, secured transactions, commercial litigation and consumer finance and business law.  He is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of Montana, Colorado, Michigan and Iowa, and is board-certified in both Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification.


Through its education system, the CRBBA strives to provide its members with the information to guarantee the highest quality professional practice. The CRBBA also understands that professionalism requires the return something to the community; therefore, in conjunction with the Legal Project of the Women’s Bar Association, our members volunteer their time to provide Pro Bono assistance to the less fortunate members of our society.


For more information, contact:

James H. Cossitt

(406) 752-5616


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