Jim Cossitt Featured Speaker at Conference for Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

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NACBA logoJim Cossitt is slated to be a featured speaker at the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney’s 24th Annual Convention, where he will be making two presentations.

On Thursday May 19, he and Rachel Foley from Kansas City, MO, will be providing new lawyers and non lawyer staff a quick overview of exemptions and best practices for advising clients in this complex and very important area of bankruptcy law.

On Friday, May 20, Jim will join Russ DeMott of South Carolina  in a panel discussion entitled “Squirreling It Away? Bankruptcy Exemption Planning,”  which will address the fine line between legitimate exemption planning and prohibited transactions. The panel will also provide practical advice and best practices suggestions for advising clients in this confused area of the law.

NACBA’s Annual National convention is the largest gathering of consumer bankruptcy attorneys in the country and features four days of educational sessions presented by the nation’s most accomplished attorneys, judges, trustees and other legal industry leaders.
The Conference will be held May 19 – May 22, 2016, at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA.

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. Visit his website at

NACBA is the only national organization dedicated to serving the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and protecting the rights of consumer debtors in bankruptcy. Formed in 1992, NACBA now has more than 4,000 members located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. NACBA helps consumer bankruptcy attorneys represent their clients more effectively.


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